Michael Schelling is from a city called Lucerne located in the middle of Switzerland. He is 22 years old and works as a chef in a big hotel. He has two brothers and one sister. He grew up in St. Gallen and later moved to Lucerne. When he was younger he was in a tennis club. He likes doing some sports, listening to music and meeting friends. In the winter he loves to go skiing in the mountains. He is here in Noosa to learn English and to enjoy visiting all the beautiful places. He is learning English for himself and to have better communication skills. He learns best when he is alone because he is easily distracted. He likes the activities in the class but also time to work alone because he learns a lot that way. His dream is to be able to speak English well and have better communication. Interview and article by Angie Koch, Intermediate C.