May Yao-English-speaking Tour Guide in Kunming
My name is Yao Yazhe, I am 35 years old, was born in Kunming city, Yunnan province. I graduated from the Foreign Language School affiliated to Yunnan University in 2000, it was a secondary specialized school, and my major was English. After graduation,I worked a year at Spring City Golf Course. In 2001, I resigned for seeking for
a challengeable one to replace it. Then I took part in Guide Certificate Test and passed it, and in 2004 I got associate degree by Self-Taught Education, in 2008 got a bachelor’s degree of Arts in English granted
by Yunnan Normal University.In these years, I got certificates as follows:
College English Test (CET) Level 6 (2003)
Public English Test System (PETS) Level 4 (2002)
The certificate of intermediate English-speaking tour guide (2006)
Escort license (2004)
National Accreditation Examinations for Translators and Interpreters
(NAETI) Certificate of English Translation Level 3 (2007)
The certificate of senior English-speaking tour guide (2011)
The certificate of Five Star Tour Guide in Yunnan Province (2014)
The certificate of Good Guide in China (2015)
I have been working as English-speaking tour guide since 2002 and tour escort 2004. In these years, I specialized in serving the foreigners, and had good remarks. I am a native, so I really want to leave tourists a deep impression to my hometown—Kunming City. My clients always say I am very patient and in a good temper. After journey, some clients still send me photos and messages. Meanwhile, I successfully accomplished guiding to the VIP buyers abroad participated in the China International Tourism Mart seven times, it is one of the most important events in Yunnan, which is held once two years. To be local English-speaking guide, I took the clients to visit the popular regions or developing areas.
In addition, I am also working as tour leader, I have taken groups to a lot of countries and regions, such as Egypt, Greece, Turkey, Jordan, Israel, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, Korea, Denpasar Bali(Indonesia), Dubai, Hong Kong, Macao, etc. I always make notes to the interesting places I have been to, so that my guests can get more information from me. I would like to give them good advice to make their journey more funny and unforgettable, and try to be a reliable tour leader to have my guests relieved. I love my job, and still on the way to learn more, will never give up.