Issue 16: Modern Travellers of the City

By Ada CHAN (ELED Year 4, 2013-2014) Travelling was a luxury centuries ago, unless you were a reputable merchant of Venice or a respectable explorer endorsed by European Queens and Kings to raise the flags of the kingdom across the stormy Ocean with the prospect of bringing precious oriental treasures. Thanks to modern aviation, travelling …

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Issue 16: Flipping the ELT Classroom

By Angus LEUNG (ELED Year 4, 2013-2014) Have you ever wondered why students’ attention spans are so short nowadays? Are you desperate to engage students in your lecturing but in vain? Well, the idea of “flipping the classroom” might be of use to you. On 15th February 2014, a public lecture titled “Web-Teaching and Flipped …

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Issue 16: Cambridge Aftermath

By Cedric WONG (ELED Year 2, 2013-2014) “Five years have past; five summers, with the length of five long winters! And again I hear these waters, rolling from their mountain-springs with a soft inland murmur.” Here I quote from William Wordsworth’s Tintern Abbey. I wonder if I would return to that abbey in Scotland and …

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Issue 16: A Travel Memorandum

By Emily CHAN (ELED Year 4, 2013-2014) “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where –” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat. “–so …

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Issue 16: A Happy Ending

By Lydia LAU (ELED Year 4, 2013-2014) If an ending is inevitable I hope it’ll be a good one Everything remains the same Until I decide to change If an ending is inevitable If an ending is inevitable No losses nor tears nor pain I pray Just a perfect gap to fill Just perfect time …

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