Foreign Exchange Students Come From All Over the World


Rachel Banks and Aracely Morales

Shiyi Zhan – Sophomore

1. Where are you from?

  • China

2. What do you like most about America?

  • I don’t know

3. What do you miss the most about your country?

  • The food

4. What are some of your favorite hobbies?

  • Drawing. It’s my skill.

5. How long have you been in America?

  • Three weeks

6. Where have you been aside from Alma?

  • Nowhere

7. Do you like the school so far?

  • A little

8. What do you dislike most about America?

  • The traffic

9. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

  • Italy

10. Do you have any siblings? How old are they?

  • A little sister, five-years old; an older brother, 19-years old

11. How old are you?

  • 15-years old

12. Was it easy making friends?

  • Yes

13. What is your favorite restaurant in Alma?

  • “I’ve not gone to a restaurant in Alma.”

14. Did you choose to come to Alma? Why?

  • No

15. Who do you miss most from your country?

  • “I don’t know… family.”

16. What are some major differences you see in the countries?

  • Culture and religion

17. What are some major differences you see in the schools?

  • “Some classes are easier; others are difficult.”

18. Where are you planning on going next?

  • “Maybe I’ll stay.”