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  1. Sound foundation for language study

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Stephanie Lo

    ... to become more acute toward foreign sounds. Participants were native Japanese speakers who went through a training programme to help them distinguish between the English 'l' ... as both an English language learner and teacher. One of the keys for acquiring the vocabulary, syntax and accent of a language is contingent on being able to differentiate and process individual ...

  2. Let's talk about sex?

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... website of foreign English-language instructors living in South Korea, women will do just about anything, including having sex, to learn English. The website was widely publicised by a leading ... B.J. Lee It seems that South Koreans are willing to do almost anything to learn English. Elementary-school children are sent to foreign schools by their zealous parents, and there are even ...

  3. Mailbag

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... End fixation on 'good results' if we want children to succeed in real life As a French teacher in American public schools for 12 years and an English teacher in Asia (Japan, mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong) for the past five years, I think the real problem in Hong Kong is not which language the teachers speak in the classroom but rather the ultimate goal ...

  4. Mailbag

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... Then she can practise the language. Indeed, English teachers can form two groups in school: a Chinese group and an English group. Students can choose to join either group. Students joining ... they practise the language. I think if 10 per cent of students speak English outside the classroom in a mediocre secondary school, it is already a great success. In Singapore, the Chinese Singaporeans ...

  5. Wishy-washy report misses stress reality

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray, Assistant Education Editor If ever there was a case of a wasted opportunity, the much-awaited final report from The Committee on Teachers' Work is it. There was much anticipation that after 10 months of research and consultation, the docu ...

  6. cambridge takes over china cyber reins

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... on developing materials for teaching English as a foreign language at tertiary level. ... courseware to train secondary school teachers and university lecturers in the mainland, especially in English language teaching and in the teaching of academic subjects through the medium of English ...

  7. Educators demand tests' disclosure

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... that they were too difficult for most teachers and had little relevance to their work. The call came after results of the latest Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers tests released on Thursday showed that most of the teachers who sat the English test failed the written and oral papers. About 80 per cent of the 800 primary teachers who took the written paper failed. The Education ...

  8. Specialist school seeks English-language teachers

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) or equivalent qualifications- plus a year or two of experience- should apply. Those wanting the post ... Susie Gyopos A well-established, professional English-language school is seeking to employ native English-speaking teachers to work either full time or part time. Candidates should have ...

  9. Teacher-training pays dividends

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for Sichuan teachers. Canadian teachers with expertise in teaching English as a second language (ESL) have also been brought in as instructors. So far, the programme has trained more than 430 Sichuan ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com An English-language teacher training programme started by a Hong Kong nun in the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake has grown into an international ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by allowing candidates with only a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate to work in schools, whether throughout the Native English Teacher scheme or tutorial centres, because ...




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