Michael Lichtenstein graduated with distinction from Buffalo State University with a Master’s degree in Multidisciplinary Studies for International Educators. Aside from his Master of Arts degree, Michael has also completed a TEFL certificate program and a teaching practicum at Chiang Mai University.
Before coming to Macau, he taught English at Hong Kong’s Lingnan University for two years. As part of this role, he coordinated and developed materials for a course on Professional Communication in English for Arts & Humanities. Additionally, he coordinated the IELTS program for the Center for English and Additional Languages.
The last two decades have seen him teaching English in various countries around the globe. There are several countries in this group, including South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong, and Macau. Additionally, Michael has taught English online and on television during his career.
Program for International Educators, Master of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo
English as a foreign language diploma from Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies, State University of New York at Stonybrook
Second Language Acquisition
Curriculum Design and Implementation
Task-based language learning
Courses Regularly Taught
Before joining the English Language Centre, Michael taught STEM English, Technical Writing I and Technical Writing II, Listening and Speaking in English, Life Skills, and Critical Thinking.
Furthermore, he has taught Basic Grammar, Workplace English for Retail Employees, Workplace English for Airline Personnel, Business Communication, and Drama English. Additionally, Michael has taught Academic English in a wide range of levels, from beginner to advanced.