Ms Joan LEONG

Ms Joan LEONG

Senior Instructor

Interactive English I Course Coordinator (2017/18 - Present)

joanl@um.edu.mo
8822 4526
Room: E7-2006
EDIT

Consultation Hours
Mon: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tue: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Or by appointment via joanl@um.edu.mo

Education

M. A. in Applied Linguistics, Birmingham University, UK

M.Soc. Sci. in Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of St. Joseph, Macau SAR

B. Ed. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Macau, Macau SAR

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), Brasshouse Language Centre (University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate), Birmingham, U.K.

Certificate in Special Education and Differentiated Instruction in an EFL Context (online), University of Oregan, American English Institute, U.S.

Attendance certificate in Curriculum Development and Syllabus Design training, Norwich Institute for Language Education, Norwich, U.K.

Research Interests

Project-based Learning, Discourse Analysis, Differentiated Instructions, Counseling and Psychotherapy

Courses Regularly Taught
  • Practical English 1A (ENGL022/23)
  • Practical English 1: Interaction and Study Skills (ENGL150/151)
  • English For Business Majors (EELC215/216)
  • English I: Basic Skills 3 (EELC011/012)
  • Listening and Speaking Improvement 1 (EELC123)
  • English I: Basic Skills 2 (EELC002)
  • Academic English (EELC130)
  • Interactive English 2 (EELC120)
  • Interactive English 1 (EELC110)
Professional Affiliations

Member, Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages

Selected Publications

Conferences:

June 2012        Attended The Second Annual English Symposium 2012, The English Language Centre of the University of Macau, Macau

Jan 2013          Co-presented at the “Working Towards a Common Core in Macao: Many Voices, One Vision” English Language Teaching International Conference 2013 on “Teaching with Animations, The English Language Centre of the University of Macau, Macau

Mar 2014         Presented at the “Alternative Pedagogies in a Globalized World: English Language Teaching in Theory and Practice” English Language Teaching International Conference 2014 on “How to supplement and enrich a course with online resources: BBC Learning English”, The English Language Centre of the University of Macau, Macau

Mar 2014         Co-presented at the “Alternative Pedagogies in a Globalized World: English Language Teaching in Theory and Practice” English Language Teaching International Conference 2014 on “How flexibility and accommodation in classroom instruction and assessment can make a difference”, The English Language Centre of the University of Macau, Macau

June 2014        Presented a poster presentation at The MATSA/University of Liverpool 2014 Conference – SLA and Materials Development on “How the use of project-based learning and personalized course materials can help motivate students in English Learning”, The Materials Development Association and the University of Liverpool, U.K.

 Jan 2015          Presented at the “Departing from Tradition: Innovations in English Language Teaching and Learning” English Language Teaching International Conference 2015 on the “Personalization and Project-based Learning”, The English Language Centre of the University of Macau, Macau

July 2015         Attended the 8th International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2015, Lancaster University, UK