Meet our teachers 我们的老师
Our excellent teachers – their passion, dedication and professionalism – are at the heart of LCA’s success.
我们优秀的老师们 -他们对中文教学的热爱，专注和专业 -是我们成功的基石。
Sasha Hsu 徐暄婷
Curriculum Head & Senior Teacher
MA Education (Psychology) University College of London
Certificate of Qualification to Teach Mandarin Chinese as a Second/ Foreign Language Ministry of Education (R.O.C)
Sasha has been teaching since 2005 and is recognised as a patient, knowledgeable, organised and well-prepared teacher. Her particular strengths include teaching Chinese characters, conversation, grammar and designing engaging classroom activities. Her dream is to help more students to use Mandarin, love Mandarin and in the future be bilingual speakers who bridge the East and Western world.
Maggie Wang 王丽梅
Curriculum Head & Senior Teacher
BA English Language Education & Psychology
BA Chinese Language Education
Maggie is a competent, committed and professional school teacher with 20 years of wide experience and imagination in teaching. She has a great passion for teaching and a very calm, and patient manner with excellent communication and listening skills. She has good knowledge in teaching Chinese through dynamic and interactive sessions. She has a great ability to teach students at all levels and different backgrounds. And has strong understanding of children’s behaviours. She is good at using various teaching methods to make classroom activities lively and interesting, to help students to be interested in Chinese, know Chinese and love Chinese.
Olivia Li 李雅慧
School Manager & Senior Teacher
TCSOL, International Han Institute
TCFL International Han Institute
Olivia has carried out a role in the education business since 2013, in Taiwan, Australia, and the UK. She is a patient and dynamic teacher. In the classroom, she likes to integrate a several different elements that help to inspire the imagination of her students, driving them to achieve the goal, her classes are always full of imagination, inspiration and fun.
Claire Wang 王乔蕾
TCFL, SOAS University of London
TCSOL, International Han Institute
Claire is recognised a professional, creative and dedicated Mandarin teacher. She has been teaching Mandarin Chinese in Canada, Taiwan and England since 2010. She is an expert in teaching students of all different levels and backgrounds. Claire always teaches course material effectively and creatively, regularly gauging students levels of response, comprehension and interest. She always sets high standard in her every lesson. Teaching Mandarin is the greatest passion in her life.
Claire 老师是被公认为一位相当专业, 有创意且相当有教学热诚的汉语老师. 自从2010年分别在加拿大, 台湾, 英国教授汉语. 也因此让Claire 老师成为一位专长于教各个年龄层, 各种不同程度, 各种不同程度的专业汉语老师. 在教学层面上, Claire 总是以高标准对待自己的每一堂课, 同时以热情与真诚对待她的每一个学生. 她把汉语教学视为自己的终生职业且不断学习与精进, 期望学生们在她的课堂快乐学习并稳定成长.
Tian Ye 叶天
MA Psychology, Zhejiang University
Tian Tian loves to interact with kids. She’s good at keeping young kids focused and motivated in Mandarin learning, and tends to tailor her ways of teaching to kid’s preference. In her class, topics are close to young kids daily life and multiple types of activities are introduced to help students learn in various scenarios meanwhile have the access to apply and review.
罗珮文 Peiwen Luo
Master of Arts in English, Tamkang University
TCSOL certified, National Taiwan University
Peiwen is an energetic, resourceful and results-oriented teacher dedicated to language education since 2000. She has taught Mandarin in both Taiwan and Australia for the past two years. She has been developing and implementing creative and hands-on curriculum according to students’ proficiency, which motivates them to learn and apply a new language. She is specialised in Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) on the base of cognitive linguistics. Together with her experience of incorporating Multiple Intelligence (MI) into her design of lessons, students are fully engaged and show the enjoyment of learning Mandarin on their face!
佩文是一位相当有活力, 拥有丰富的语言教学资源, 同时也相当在意学生学习成果的教师。她会 根据不同程度的学习者研发并实践兼具创意与生活化的语言教材, 且以之激发学习者学习及应用外语的动机。她擅长以认知语言学为基础的沟通式教学法, 结合多元智能理论, 并利用耐心与友善的态度教学, 使学生轻鬆融入课程并享受学习汉语的时光！
Chui Poh Tan 陈翠宝
MA TCSL (Teaching Chinese as a second language), Ji Nan University
Chui Poh is a passionate and dedicated teacher who has been teaching Chinese since 2006. She has taught children the beautiful Chinese language in four countries; the UK, China, Mauritius and Malaysia. In her experiences she taught in international schools, including the prestigious Garden International School in Kuala Lumpur. As a teacher She always concerns the learning of her students to ensure that they are making progress in their acquisition of the language.
Jessica Tsai 蔡侑珈
Department of English Studies
Jessica is a passionate and energetic teacher.She is a passionate language-lover. She is devoted herself to teaching Chinese. In the classroom, she is teaching students with patient and giving positive encouragement. Learning with students and growing up with students.
Tina Wu 吴雁庭
PhD in Education, University College London
MA in Music Education, Institute of Education
Tina is a passionate Mandarin teacher and she has been teaching Mandarin in London since 2010. Her teaching experiences include weekend classes, after-school clubs in primary and secondary schools, GCSE exam preparation（student received A*) , and adult classes in further education. Her teaching is interactive and links to students’ everyday experience. She always encourages students to use Mandarin to express themselves.
Sharon Lee 李亭諠
MBA International management, Royal Holloway University of London
BA Mass Communication, Ming Chuan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Sharon is a determined and results-driven teacher who has been delivering Mandarin Chinese private tutoring classes since 2009 in London. Prior to her language tutoring, she was an experienced professional in the finance industry. Her passion in language tutoring started with her teaching her young son. She then moved on to private tutoring in London, as well as establishing the Vic Park Chinese Centre when she was living in Western Australia. When it comes to learning a language, Sharon believes that you need to be able to apply what you have learnt into the daily life. Therefore, she always provides her students with a wide range of study materials, in order to make her lessons lively and interesting.
Karmen Wang 黄嘉敏
MA Special and Inclusive Education, University College London
BEd Chinese Language Education & BA Chinese Language Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Miss Karmen is an enthusiastic and patient Chinese teacher who had been teaching in different primary and secondary schools for almost 5 years. She has affluent experience in teaching Chinese Language in Hong Kong, China and United Kingdom. After finished her double bachelor degree in Chinese Language studies, she also studied Putonghua immersion training course in in Beijing Normal University to improve her Mandarin teaching skills. She believed that children’s motivation in learning Chinese can be fostered through multi-teaching with songs, games and group activities.
Karmen 老师是一名充满热诚和耐性的中文教师。她大学时已考获小学及中学的中文任教资格， 毕业后先后在香港、中国及伦敦各地学校任教，现在已有五年课堂教学经验。 除了完成中国语言及文学研究双学位，她也在北京师范大学接受专业国语教师沉浸训练课程。Karmen老师的教学理念，是通过多元教学法，让孩子能通过歌曲、游戏等活动发掘学习中文的乐趣。
Emily Ngan, 颜绮媚
BA Language and Creative Writing, National Taipei University of Education
Postgraduate Diploma of Education in Chinese, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Miss Ngan is a patient and energetic teacher since 2012, she has rich teaching experience in Hong Kong and the UK. Miss Ngan is keen on teaching with diverse activities. During the lessons, students can experience and use their creativity to increase their learning interest.