i-Learner Education Centre

Teachers

Gigi Cheng

Gigi Cheng

Reading is the best way to learn a language. It allows students to learn new words in context while being engaged in different stories. This helps students realise why they need to excel in a language – to fully understand what others have to say and to communicate their own views and thoughts precisely. I believe in and dedicate myself to fuelling students’ motivation and interest  through exposure, understanding and practice.

Gigi Cheng graduated from City University with First Class Honours in English Studies, further developing her strong passion for the English language and literature. Having been a part-time English tutor for over three years, she firmly believes that anyone can learn English through reading. She enjoys working with English learners of all levels and ages. In her free time, Gigi is an avid reader, especially of adventure and fantasy novels. She also writes fiction and prose as an artistic outlet.

Qualifications

  • BA (English Studies) The City University of Hong Kong

Articles

Breathing Life into Characters

Without characters, there is no story. A character’s motivations and growth give stories direction and meaning; therefore, it is essential that characters are given depth. To breathe life into characters, follow these steps: Firstly, illustrate details of characters’ appearance, habits and behaviour that relate to their personality and role in the story. For example, a brave warrior wears many medals of honour and always touches… Read More