As a second language learner myself, I believe a comfortable learning environment and suitable encouragement to students are essential to language acquisition. I encourage my students to freely express their own ideas in the classroom, no matter whether verbally, visually or in writing.
Claudia Kwok graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Korean. Her studies mainly focused on English literature and linguistics, especially on children’s literature. During her university years, she also concentrated on second language acquisition and translation courses, which equipped her with the knowledge and skills to teach English.
- The Chinese University of Hong Kong - BA English
As part of the team which works on school specific exam practice, I have regular conversations with parents about their child’s progress on school tests. One question which comes up often is: ‘Why doesn’t my kid’s hard work seem to pay off?’ Parents find it understandably frustrating to see their child studying hard for exams but still getting low grades. This can be especially… Read More
Parents are great at finding ways to make sure their children are engaged with learning English. From my experience, though, the best results come when parents join in with their children! Speaking English at home is highly beneficial, especially when your child is still young. This makes the language feel stress-free and fun, rather than a chore they need to get through at school. Over… Read More
As a second language learner myself, I believe a comfortable learning environment and suitable encouragement to students are essential to language acquisition. It is important to enhance the confidence of students in speaking and writing English. I encourage my students to express their own ideas in the classroom, no matter how and whether it is verbal or literal or even visual. I am a… Read More