Witnessing students’ improvement in English and growth in confidence is my greatest pleasure. I hope to motivate my students to explore the fun in learning a language.
Alison Fu graduated from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a BBA in Management. She has been teaching at i-Learner for over three years, coordinating Advanced Grammar and Reading and exam practice. She understands what local students most need in order to achieve high grades in English.
- BBA (Management) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Numerous studies have drawn negative correlations between screen time and children’s cognitive and behavioural development. Most parents are aware of this and see first-hand the impacts of phones on their child’s ability to learn social skills, focus their attention, and regulate emotional responses. If you share the same concern, read on for the tips on breaking phone addiction: Use apps that limit screen time If… Read More
Although some children are said to be born leaders, I believe leadership is learned throughout our lives and that we should nurture children to be leaders whenever we can. The classroom, in which children have their perceptions shaped constantly, is an excellent context for developing leadership skills. Here are some ways we teach leadership skills at i-Learner: Allowing students to take leadership roles Children are… Read More
Tutorial classes are a popular, and to many people, essential, part of the Hong Kong education system. Parents and students know the importance of good grades, and tutorial classes can give these a great boost. While i-Learner’s ultimate aim is to create passionate, engaged learners, helping our students reach their test and exam goals is also a key part of our role. Having run the… Read More
Most Hong Kong primary schools teach vocabulary from readers or textbooks, and this means students may know many words in specific areas (e.g. sports or household items) but be missing lots of common words. Many students struggle with reading because they haven’t acquired enough vocabulary items to comprehend a whole text. It is only when they’re asked to cram vocabulary lists in secondary school that… Read More
I’ve been teaching grammar for several years and I’ve seen many students who consider grammar to be a set of rigid rules they have to painfully memorise. In fact, your natural use of grammar in everyday English isn’t proportional to the effort you put into cramming grammatical rules. It’s better to get a strong feeling for accurate grammar instead. Playing games is a great way… Read More
Over my years coordinating Exam Practice for i-Learner students, I have helped hundreds of young people prepare for their test and exams. Through this work, I’ve seen that getting high marks is not just about how diligent a student is, but also how effective their preparation and study tactics are. Here are the things that top students do to excel in tests and exams:… Read More
Applying to top-tier secondary schools can be a daunting prospect for P6 students and their parents. To secure a place in a well-regarded school, many parents target its Discretionary Places (DP) instead of crossing their fingers and waiting for the results of Central Allocation. Having coordinated the school-specific exam practice for more than three years here at i-Learner, I have helped numerous parents and… Read More