Elaine came to Euroasia equipped with both a Chinese degree in English education and a master's in adult and higher education from the University of Auckland. She has now been engaged in language teaching and research for over ten years, and has real enthusiasm for language teaching and learning. At her previous teaching role in China, Elaine won a prestigious teaching excellence award.
She employs both communicative and task-based language teaching techniques to motivate learners’ interest in Chinese language and culture, and enjoys sharing her culture through class discussions and activities such as dining out in Chinese restaurants! She has been teaching Chinese at Euroasia since 2007.