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1984 - 1987

BSc (Hons) Physics, Imperial College, University of London, U.K.

1989 - 1990 

Postgraduate Diploma – Information Technology (Medical Physics), University of Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K.

1992 - 1993 

PGCE (FE) – Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Further Education), University of Greenwich, London, U.K.

Nov 1993

RSA/UCLES CTEFLA (Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language for Adults), Frances King School of English, London, U.K. 

1997 - 1999 

MEd (English Language Education), The University of Hong Kong 


2001 - 2011 English Enhancement Course Tutor, City University of Hong Kong
2011 - 2012 English Language Instructor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 
2012 - 2013  Visiting Fellow, City University of Hong Kong 
2013 - 2016  Senior Language Instructor, Lingnan University 
2016 - 2017  Term Lecturer, THEi 
2017 - present Lecturer, THEi 



2001 - present English for Academic Studies
2001 - present English for Professional Purposes
2001 - present Thesis Writing in Science and Engineering


2012 - present Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HKAAL) 



Chung, T., & Berry, V. (2000). The Influence of Subject Knowledge and Second Language Proficiency on the Reading Comprehension of Scientific and Technical Discourse. Hong Kong Journal of Applied Linguistics, v5 n1, pp187-225.

2013 12th PanSIG Conference, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, 18-19 May 2013. FYP/Thesis Writing for Science and Engineering Students at a HK University.
2013 ELC Symposium, City University of Hong Kong, 3 June 2013. FYP/Thesis Writing for Science and Engineering Students at City University of HK. 
2013  ECLL, The European Conference on Language Learning, Brighton, UK, 18-21 July 2013. Teaching Freshman composition and creative writing to students at a Hong Kong university and implications in developing academic literacy.
2015 International Conference on the Development of English Across the Curriculum, HK Polytechnic University, 14-15 December 2015. Joint-paper Presentation - A Review of a Final Year Thesis Writing Course for Science and Engineering Students.