Issue 1: My jolly life in education

By Sarah Ng (LED 2005 graduate) “Life without passion is no different from death.” This was roughly the way I answered people’s questions on my change of major from Medicine to Education some years back. It was indeed an abrupt decision, yet a mature one. So far I have had no regrets. My years in the education field have …

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Issue 1: Rap and ELT

By Jesper Mok (LED Year 2, 2006-2007) Are you amazed by the hip-hop artists in the MTV? Do you think their rapping skills are tremendous? And that their rapping skills gifted? Actually, rapping is not as difficult as everyone imagines. Through practices as well as exposure, you can become the next rap star! Rap, moreover, …

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Issue 1: Radio drama

By Angel Fan (LED Year 4, 2006-2007) I love teaching English through radio drama for it is the first time when I realised that students speak (sometimes they just do not reply you at all!). Most of them are shy and they don’t want to be  in the spotlight. Using radio drama, they have no …

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Issue 1: What constitutes literature?

By Anson Sinn (LED Year 2, 2007-2008) In Hong Kong, most teachers and students seem to have psychological aversions to Literature in English. Some of them associate literature to the ‘Shakespearean’ icon, while others relate it to the ‘classical’ icons of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin. In the past, literature is confined to drama, …

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