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Simon joined the Centre for English and Additional Languages (CEAL) at Lingnan University in 2010. Altogether, he has spent the past eighteen years teaching English mostly to Chinese students at University level. Before joining CEAL, he spent five years teaching at Guangdong University of Finance in Guangzhou followed by a year at South China Normal University, Guangzhou and a further two years at Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University in Suzhou.
As a Senior Lecturer in CEAL, each term Simon is the course and assessment coordinator for one of CEAL’s core compulsory English Language Enhancement Courses. He is also the Coordinator for the Diagnostic English Language Tracking Assessment (DELTA). His research interests and areas of expertise include the teaching of academic reading and writing, second language vocabulary and collocation learning as well as language testing and assessment. His personal interests include eating out and cooking at home, building and collecting watches, movies, photography and playing snooker and squash.