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
Preparing for secondary school applications in Hong Kong can be challenging. With competition for limited spots in top schools, it’s important to understand the process and requirements. In this article, we will provide tips on how to prepare for the secondary school application process in the Secondary School Places Allocation (SSPA) System, including key dates and admission procedures. Eligibility Being a Hong Kong resident Studying… Read More
Anything unfamiliar to us can feel bizarre, no more so than when it concerns the familiar childhood setting of school. Learning about the reasons behind these differences is part of our lifelong education. Take a look at some school rules that may be very different to the ones you’re used to. Would you like to try out these classrooms? England Mounts Bay Academy in Cornwall… Read More
While many Hong Kong students excel in grammar exercises, they can find reading comprehensions relatively daunting because of unfamiliar themes and challenging vocabulary. Drawing on my teaching experience and observations of countless students, I can share a few useful tips on helping students excel in comprehensions: Reading sequence While some students are taught to strategically read the questions then scan the text to look for… Read More
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
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