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Tutor Information
  • Name:
    Michael
  • Tutor ID:
    1038
  • Nationality:
    British
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Age:
    51 or above
  • Ethnicity:
    Caucasian
  • Rate:
    $400-450
  • Star:
  • Home:
    Causeway Bay

Self Introducion

Michael
During my career as an English teacher, I have taught English in England, Africa, Malaysia and Hong Kong. While teaching in Malaysia, I met and married my wife Lynda who is Malaysian Chinese. We arrived in Hong Kong in 1989 where I have worked at the Institute of Language in Education, the Hong Kong Institute of Education, the Hong Kong University School of Professional and Continuing Education. My wife is Assistant Manager of the Human Resources Department at the *** International School. Our first son, Brendan, was born in 1984, but was tragically killed in a landslide in Hong Kong in 1992. This book is dedicated to his memory, as are my other two publications, ‘One Hundred Poems for Hong Kong Teachers and their Students ‘ and ‘Time to Rhyme’. His younger brother Brian, who was born in 1986, recently graduated from Vancouver Film School where he studied Classical Animation. He is one of the illustrators of 'Forty Fabulous Fables'. The other one is Brian’s girlfriend Lauren, who also graduated from Vancouver Film School at the same time as he did.

1963-1965 English teacher at St.Joseph’s College Ispwich, U.K.
1965-1968 English teacher at De La Salle College, Brighton, U.K.
1968-1969 English teacher at De La Salle College, Jersey, C.I.
1972-1973 English teacher at Joseph Eastham School, Manchester, U.K.
1972-1975 English teacher at Balderstone College, Rochdale, U.K.
1975-1980 English teacher at Sandford School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1981-1987 English teacher working for the Centre for British Teachers in Malaysia
1989-2001 Teacher Educator for the Hong Kong Government and the HKIEd
2001-2007 English teacher at HKUSPACE Community College


Books

Using Poems in Schools (ed) Hong Kong Education Department, 1993

One Hundred Poems for Hong Kong English teachers and their Students HKIED, 1997

Time to Rhyme (a series of workbooks for P1-P6) Pearson Education Ltd, 2000

Forty Fabulous Fables (an e-book, which is a free download on www.aBook2Read.com)

Hong Kong Rhymes (an e-book, which is a free download on www.aBook2Read.com)

Education, Tutoring Experience,Specialties & Preference

Highest Education: Master Degree
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1-to-1 Tutoring Experience: 26-30 years
Tutoring Specialties: IELTS
Preferred Type of Students: No preference

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Language: General English, English Literature
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