Seminars & Consultancies

Workers’ Children Secondary School, Homantin, Hong Kong:

3 weeks in November 2012 and March 2013: Refined English Enhancement Scheme – consultancy for EMI teachers using English to teach Sciences, Mathematics and Computer & Information Technology.  Theme: Understanding questions and Writing answers in the Sciences, Maths and IT.

3 weeks in November 2011 and April 2012: Refined English Enhancement Scheme – consultancy for EMI teachers using English to teach Sciences, Mathematics and Computer & Information Technology.  Theme: Vocabulary teaching and learning for EMI students.

2 weeks in October 2010 and April 2011 as consultant to the English Department. Themes: Task-based English teaching, and Teaching English grammar.

The Commercial Press, Tsim Sha Tsui

2 seminars in March 2013 for students, teachers and the public, on English pronunciation difficulties for Hong Kong learners.

2 seminars in November 2012 for students, teachers and the public, on The ‘Common English Errors in Hong Kong’ Series.

CCC Heep Woh Primary School

1 seminar in March 2013 for 60 CCC primary school English teachers and Panel Chairs on Teaching English pronunciation to Hong Kong learners.

HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School, Tung Chung, Hong Kong:

1 seminar in April 2012 for the English Department, on Collating English grammar and vocabulary errors of Hong Kong learners.

1 seminar in October 2010 for the English Department, on Pronunciation problems for Hong Kong learners of English.

City University of Hong Kong, English Department:

1 seminar in April 2012 for the English Department, on Collating English grammar and vocabulary errors of Hong Kong learners.

The British Council, Hong Kong

1 seminar in November 2011 for English Teachers, on Common English Errors in Hong Kong.

Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong:

1 Faculty seminar in November 2012 on The use of English medium of Instruction (EMI) in two different Hong Kong schools.

13 weeks in June & October–December, 2010, as special advisor on the 2012 undergraduate teacher education curricula.

HKCCCU Logos Academy, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong:

2 seminars in April 2011: one for all teachers using English (sciences, mathematics & humanities) and one for English teachers.

 2 weeks in June & November, 2010, as consultant to the English Department and on Language across the Curriculum (EMI) for all teachers using English;

Seminar topics offered:

  • Pronunciation difficulties for Hong Kong learners of English
  • Common grammar and vocabulary errors of Hong Kong learners of English
  • A genre approach to the teaching of English writing
  • A task-based approach to English teaching
  • Using English across the curriculum for teaching sciences & humanities

 

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