A teacher’s greatest gift is to guide students to fully realise their potential and see them enjoying their fruits of their efforts.
Holly Fung is a graduate of the University of Sheffield, where she focused her studies on Communicative Language Teaching. Holly previously attained As in all her papers for A-Level Use of English, and now works closely with the DSE curriculum at i-Learner. Holly specialises in examination technique analysis and training.
- The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - BBA Management
- The University of Sheffield - MA Language and Education
The significance of DSE English paper 3B might surprise you. However, it can have a remarkable effect on your overall grade. Strong candidates can go from a 5* to 5**; weaker candidates can use this paper to make a significant jump in their grades. Success in this paper is well within your reach. If you can tackle part B2, then by following a few simple… Read More
You have memorised lists of vocabulary. You’ve done so much writing that your arm is going to fall off. You’ve followed the format of sample essays. You have even picked a topic you’re familiar with. Then why aren’t you getting the grade you deserve in your DSE writing paper? Unfortunately, EVERYONE has done those things to prepare for the HKDSE exam, so you need to… Read More
Our theme this term is “Creativity”. It pains me when parents come to me and ask me if their children are being “too creative”. It shows two things: 1. Being creative has bad connotations. 2. People are mixing up the idea of “creative” and that of “ludicrous”. What people do not understand is that creativity is essential for any stage of language learning. Read More
Celebration: Should we celebrate small victories of children? There are varied opinions on whether we should celebrate small victories of children. While some people believe it would lead to overconfidence in children, I find it a good motivator to children and here are the reasons: It would ease the stress experienced by children. I guess we can… Read More
Speeches can be powerful and the most destructive weapon in the world. I would like to take this opportunity to share one of my favourite speeches. It is the well-known “Speech to the Troops at Tilbury” by Queen Elizabeth I. The speech was made at a very critical time before the English army went into a battle. Historically, such battlefront speeches have usually been delivered… Read More