Ms Isabel Kum Yung Shen

Isabel has nearly ten years' experience in the teaching field, particularly in English language and academic writing. She is well-versed in the intricacies of writing for different disciplines in academia, and is happy to help students with all aspects of language and writing, as well as academic skills, including but not limited to study skills, time management, and presentations. She also runs numerous workshops related to academic skills throughout the year, and coordinates the PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) programme at UON Singapore with the resident Teaching and Learning Convenor.

Qualification(s):

  • MA in English Linguistics (UCL)
  • Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (Cambridge CELTA)
  • BA English Language and Linguistics

Specialisation:

  • English language
  • academic writing
  • academic skills

Service/Research Areas:

  1. workshops (tailored to the specific needs for small group of students)
  2. consultations (individual or in small groups) for assistance
  3. e-consultations
  4. training for new lecturers with little or no prior teaching experience (Including classroom management, voice projection, presentation design)

Topics Covered:

  • English language
  • business English
  • academic writing
  • academic skills
  • critical reading and writing
  • referencing
  • academic integrity
  • presentationsspeaking.

Recent Workshops:

  • paraphrasing
  • English as a second language
  • general writing
  • academic writing
  • technical writing
  • career talk