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Anna Shen (申安娜)

Anna Shen (申安娜)

Students learn best when they are joyful and curious. I work hard to keep my students engaged in class, through different games, storytelling or other activities. This way, learning continues to be fun and interesting throughout a student’s life.

Anna Shen applies her rich background in linguistics and creative arts to her teaching, using sounds and crafts in order to inspire students and make them passionate about learning. She has taught phonics using songs and writing using fun techniques to develop imagery. In her spare time, she practises these techniques too, keeping a journal of interesting stories and pictures from daily life.


  • Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Hospitality) La Trobe University
  • Master of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • CertTESOL Trinity College London


Easy Steps to Phonics Foundations

There is a wide variety of phonics teaching schemes, such as Jolly Phonics, Musical Phonics, and Letters and Sounds, and parents can struggle to know which is best. The good thing to know is that all these different programs come down to a similar set of steps. The guide below shows the key principles and tips to learning phonics foundations. As long as your child… Read More