About our tutors
Stella Sio is an English Language Teaching Assistant at the English Language Centre. She has a BA in Chinese-English translation and interpretation, and a MA in English Linguistics. Her research interests mainly lie in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Translation Theories and Practices, and Multimodal Translation. Stella has experience of being an IELTS/English tutor with a variety of students. She looks forward to working with all UM students.
Kate is a visiting instructor at the English Language Centre. She focused on literary studies during her BA in English, and pursued her Master in Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include psychoanalytic criticism and sociolinguistics. Kate is experienced in signposting students to resources and support. She is looking forward to seeing you in appointments and to having an amazing time together at ELC!
Mollie Yuan has achieved a BA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and a MA in English Studies. Education passion motivates her to help students get outstanding academic writing performance in some English proficiency tests, like IELTS/PTE/TOFEL. Her research interests lie in Postcolonial studies, Romanticism, as well as Ecological literature. Mollie looks forward to helping students with English learning, and appointments from students will be highly appreciated.
Alice S. Lee is a senior instructor at the University of Macau, where she has been teaching since 2004. Alice has a PhD in English (Composition and TESOL) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She enjoys talking about writing and working with multilingual student writers.
Teresa Lam is a Senior Language Instructor at the ELC. She holds a Master of Education in Social Education and a Bachelor in English Studies. Before joining the ELC, she taught General English and English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses to undergraduates in different tertiary institutes in Macao. Teresa also has experience with a variety of students, ranging from primary students to adults. She is particularly interested in educational technology, learner motivation and learning styles.
Alan Chan is an Instructor at the English Language Centre of the University of Macau. He received his MA in Applied English from the University of Macau. He used to teach high school English and worked as the panel chairperson. His research interest includes pragmatics, semantics, EFL/ESL pedagogy, and language learning anxiety.
Joshua is a Senior Instructor at the ELC. He has a M.A. TESOL in English from San Francisco State University. As a graduate student, he worked as a writing tutor at the Learning Assistance Center. He also coached students for public speaking competitions. Additionally, he has judged speaking and writing competitions.