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Mr MYERS Paul
Lecturer II

Qualifications:

Master of Education in English Language Education (OUHK)
Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences (University of Alaska Anchorage)
Cambridge Certificate of Teaching English Language to Adults (CELTA)

Telephone: 3411 2525
Email: paulmyers@hkbu.edu.hk
Office: OEE1013


CURRENT AND PREVIOUS FULLTIME POSITIONS

September 2015 to July 2016

English Lecturer - Shenzhen University

September 2014 to July 2015

Business English Lecturer - Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen Guangdong

February 2011 to August 2015

Part-time Teacher - Wall Street English, Hong Kong, China

May 2008 to February 2011

Service Manager and English Teacher - Wall Street English, Hong Kong, China

July 2007 to April 2008

English Teacher and Volunteer Coordinator - Refugee Women’s Alliance, Seattle Washington, USA

August 2005 to April 2007

English Teacher - Wall Street English, Hong Kong, China

September 2004 to June 2005

Business English Teacher - Guangdong Peizheng College, Guangzhou, China

July 2000 to April 2004

English Teacher - SCC (School Service Center) Kitakyushu, Japan



BIO

Paul has an extensive background in English language training, and has been teaching English as a second language since 1999. Originally from the USA, he previously served as Director of Studies at a leading global language training provider and as an English lecturer at Shenzhen Polytechnic and Shenzhen University.

Paul’s experience covers General English, Business English, and English for specific purposes as well as academic English courses.

Paul is committed to helping his students reach their English language objectives and utilizes a student-centered and communicative approach to ensure that students learn in a relaxed and productive manner.

Previously, Paul taught in South Korea, Japan, Mainland China and the USA.  He holds a Master’s degree in Education and several English teaching certificates.



RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Communicative Language Teaching
  • Assessment
  • Writing Skills


COURSES TAUGHT
  • GCLA1008 - University English 1
  • GCLA1009 - University English 2
  • LANG0036 - Writing Enhancement Course
  • LANG2046 - Comprehension of Modern Spoken English: Culture and Context
  • SUPE0030 - Learning English Through Songs
  • SUPE0070 - Pop Artists and Modern English
  • SUPE0080 - Real English Through YouTube Clips
  • SUPE1620 - Honours Project Writing for Social Sciences / Arts / Business
  • SUPE1640 - Intermediate Listening and Speaking
  • SUPE1670 - Pronunciation in Practice (Intensive - Vowels and Consonants)
  • SUPE2290 - IELTS Preparation Course (Reading & Writing)
  • Business English and Presentation Skills
  • Business Writing Course for the Department of Mathematics
  • Speaking Enhancement Service (SES)
  • Workplace English for Sport Center Attendants
  • Writing Enhancement Service (WES)