1. What is your name?
2. Where do you teach?
ESF Language & Learning Centre (Wan Chai)
3. What classes do you teach?
Kindergarten, Phonics, Upper Primary Writing
4. Tell us an unusual fact about yourself?
I have studied three European languages, French, German and Russian. I also understand three Chinese dialects.
5. What are your hobbies?
I love travelling and seeing the world. So far, I visited 61 countries! Recently, I was thrilled to visit Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.
6. Do you have any unusual talents?
I am an artist and trained as an Secondary School Art and Design Teacher. I make contemporary art paintings about nature using colour, music and abstraction.
7. Why do you enjoy teaching at ESF Language & Learning?
I love working with great people who inspire, bring out the best in creative, collaborative and quality education through language and arts. I especially love to see students understanding a concept, process and running with it. It brings me great joy to see each one enjoy learning, growing in confidence and being kind.
8. Share a funny story that has happened in your classroom.
We were talking about our favourite food with a class of 4 year olds. One student said ‘shoeshi,’ I looked puzzled, so I drew a picture of a shoe on top of a piece of sushi rice and another picture of a salmon sushi. The students roared with laughter and beaming smiles, so chose the correct pronunciation of sushi and what a fun day!
9. Anything that you would like to share with us?
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” Aristotle
“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Xunzi