English language teaching in Hong Kong aims to develop students’ global vision and entrepreneurial spirit, and teachers who are confident users of English serve as good role models to help maximise their exposure internationally. Photo: K.Y. ChengEnglish language teaching in Hong Kong aims to develop students’ global vision and entrepreneurial spirit, and teachers who are confident users of English serve as good role models to help maximise their exposure internationally. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
English language teaching in Hong Kong aims to develop students’ global vision and entrepreneurial spirit, and teachers who are confident users of English serve as good role models to help maximise their exposure internationally. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Letters | Why Hong Kong needs ‘difficult’ English test for teachers

  • Passion for teaching is not enough without the requisite subject knowledge. An English-language teacher must have the skills to correct errors and facilitate discussion, and lead by being a good speaker. The LPATE is necessary for the good of Hong Kong students

Topic |   Education
English language teaching in Hong Kong aims to develop students’ global vision and entrepreneurial spirit, and teachers who are confident users of English serve as good role models to help maximise their exposure internationally. Photo: K.Y. ChengEnglish language teaching in Hong Kong aims to develop students’ global vision and entrepreneurial spirit, and teachers who are confident users of English serve as good role models to help maximise their exposure internationally. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
English language teaching in Hong Kong aims to develop students’ global vision and entrepreneurial spirit, and teachers who are confident users of English serve as good role models to help maximise their exposure internationally. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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