As a child, I was lucky enough to be brought up in an English-speaking country, which made communicating with native English speakers an everyday thing for me. Naturally enough, I was able to pick up difficult English sounds like the “-ct” sound in “act” and the “-lt” in… Read More
Grace graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in Linguistics, and a minor in Spanish. Grace spent her childhood in Ireland, where she lived for 13 years and acquired English to a native proficiency. After her return to Hong Kong in her senior secondary years, she became interested in the acquisition of English to second language learners, and she further investigated this issue in her graduation thesis of her Linguistics degree. Grace has been an English tutor for several classes of Hong Kong local students over the past few years. She strives to motivate her students to enjoy learning English through interactive class activities such as role plays, class competitions, and discussions, and designs her lessons to fit the needs of her students.
My goal in teaching is to help my students to enjoy learning, through interactive experiences. The most encouraging and rewarding thing for a teacher is to witness the growing confidence of students as their knowledge expands, and to see them taking initiative to explore the wider world.
- The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Linguistics
- Foreign languages and culture
- Reading fiction
Having been raised overseas in a native English-speaking country but also having returned to Hong Kong for my senior secondary and university education, I have come to truly understand the learning difficulties of local students in learning English. I believe that it is vitally important for students to enjoy learning… Read More