Seattleā€™s Jesuit College Prep School Since 1891

World Languages

Department Overview

Seattle Prep offers German, Mandarin and Spanish to current students and future Panthers. 

Our courses are designed to develop cultural awareness, understanding and appreciation of respective communities by helping students develop proficiency in listening, reading, speaking and writing using authentic materials and real-life situations.




Xiaofeng Foster grew up in China and speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese. She currently teaches Mandarin Chinese at Seattle Prep. She has a B.A. in English Language & Literature and a M.Ed in World Language Instructions. She holds a State of Washington teaching certificate in world Languages & ELL. She is a former president of the Chinese Language Teachers Association - WA. She is an examiner for the International Baccalaureate Organization. Xiaofeng believes in making connections and inspiring students to reach their full potential.