It is a real pleasure to share my love of languages with my students. Seeing their appreciation for English grow alongside their confidence in expressing themselves is a constant joy.
Adam Gibbins graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA in Linguistics. His studies focused on the structure, grammar and sounds of English along with first and second language acquisition. Outside of the classroom, Adam speaks Japanese and Cantonese, and so has a good understanding of the challenges Hong Kong students face when learning English.
- University of Cambridge - BA Linguistics
- University of Toronto - TEFL Certificate
In my five years working at i-Learner, I’ve helped countless struggling students make fantastic progress and come out of their exams with good grades and a smile. In my experience, if your child is struggling with their exams and revision, the measures to take can be split into short-term and long-term strategies. If your child is having difficulties and their exam is next week, try… Read More
Having taught at i-Learner for around five years, I have seen countless students make their journeys through primary school and onto secondary school. From this experience, I have been able to observe the specific ways in which students can best prepare themselves for the jump, ensuring that they adapt well and get the most out of their studies from S1 onwards. 1. Consolidate your primary… Read More
I often think of creativity as the ability to think about everyday things in new ways. In a rapidly changing world, the skill of being able to come up with fresh ways to look at problems has never been so vital. Because of this, I would encourage all parents and teachers to keep this in mind when teaching children who will have to… Read More
When I think of learning a foreign language, I realise that out of all the language skills, I have most admiration for good speakers. When you read, you can take your time. When you listen, you can process the language quietly in your head. When you write, you can revise what’s on the page a hundred times. When you speak, however, everything happens in real-time and you have… Read More
The treasure that I would like to share is the treasure of travel. ‘And what should they of England know who only England know?’ Perhaps the best way to grow and understand yourself is to become a foreigner. Travel is not only a way to broaden one’s horizons, but it is also a way to truly understand where you come from and who you are. Read More