Our Tutors

Felix Tseng

Education:

Ph.D. in Computer Science,
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
M.A. in the Translation and Interpreting Track, Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation
National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Experience:

University faculty
Senior R&D engineer at technology companies
Translator and interpreter for international businesses

Publication:

Patent invention
Conference papers
Journal articles

Medium of Instruction:

Mandarin (native) and English

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Information and communication technology; Academic writing and oral presentation

YiChun Liu

Education:

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 
Texas A&M University, USA
Ph.D. student at the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Tawian Normal University, Taiwan
M.A. in TESOL, University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA

Experience:

University faculty
Reviewer for international journals
Secondary school teacher (teaching English to sports major class)

Publication:

MOE & MOST research project
Conference papers
Journal articles

Medium of Instruction:

Mandarin (native) and English

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Language education, educational technology, leisure and sports, business management

Timothy Wykes

Education:

Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Guelph, Canada
M.A. in Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Experience:

University instructor
Researcher

Publication:

Conference papers
Journal articles
Technical reports

Medium of Instruction:

English (native)

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Social sciences, social theory, research methods, academic writing

Thu-Nguyet Huynh (Luna)

Education:

Ph.D. student in the TESOL track, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
M.A. in Applied linguistics (TEFL), University of Groningen, Netherlands

Experience:

University faculty
Managing editor for journals
Copyeditor

Publication:

Conference papers
Journal articles

Medium of Instruction:

English and Vietnamese (native)

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Social sciences; education; cognitive psychology; language teaching and learning; cognitive psycholinguistics; educational technology; digital learning and education

Ng Meixin

Education:

Ph.D. student at the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
M.A. in Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
B.A. in Chinese with a double minor in Translation and Psychology, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Experience:

Translator
Chinese language teacher at a public high school in Singapore

Publication:

Conference papers

Medium of Instruction:

Mandarin (native) and English (native) 

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Literature; humanities and social sciences; education; translation studies

Gina Chen

Education:Ph.D. student at the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
M.A. in Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
B.A. in Library and Information Science with a minor in Japanese Language and Culture, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Experience:Member at the Academic Terminology Committee of a public research institute
Medium of Instruction:Mandarin (native) and English
Target Students:Undergraduate and graduate students
Areas of Tutoring:Education; social sciences; business management; hospitality management

Michelle Liu

Education:

Ph.D. student in the TESOL track, Department of English, NTNU
M.A. in Applied Foreign Languages, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Experience:

Research Assistant for MOST projects
EFL Tutor

Publication:

Conference Papers

Medium of Instruction:

Mandarin, English, Indonesian (native)

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Humanities; cultural studies; TESOL; language teaching and learning; multimodality; multiliteracies; literacy studies

Bob Hsu

Education:

Master’s in Liberal Studies, New York
University, USA
B.A.
in English, Tamkang University, Taiwan

Experience:

Part-time English Instructor at various
universities
Contract
translator for companies and associations
Corporate manager

Publication:

Books (translation)

Medium of Instruction:

Mandarin (native) and English, 

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Academic writing in humanities, social sciences, business management and other fields; English1 Chinese translation; and application documents (study plan etc.)

Esther Lui

Education:

Master’s student at the Graduate Institute of International Human Resource Development, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
BA. in Public and Professional Writing / Chinese, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Experience:

Researcher at international NPOs
ESL tutor

Publication:

Conference papers

Medium of Instruction:

English (native) and Mandarin

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Humanities; social sciences; health and biological sciences

Sophia Chang

Education:Master’s student at the Graduate Institute of Performing Arts, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
B.A. in Film-making, Taipei University of Arts, Taiwan
Experience:Translator
EFL Tutor
Research Assistant
Medium of Instruction:Mandarin (native) and English
Target Students:Undergraduate and graduate students
Areas of Tutoring:Liberal arts and humanities; performing arts; films studies

Mu-Ning Huang

Education:

Master’s student at the Graduate Institute of Art History, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
M.A. in Music, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, USA
B.A. in Art and Art History, University of Southern California, USA

Experience:

Research Assistant
Violin Performer

Publication:

Conference Papers

Medium of Instruction:

Mandarin (native) and English

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Art History, Humanities, Fine Arts and Design, Music History

National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Michael Nakhiengchanh

Education:

Master’s student at the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
B.A. in History, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Experience:Translator and Proofreader
University Teaching Assistant
Student Teacher at a high school in the USA
Medium of Instruction:English (native)
Target Students:Undergraduate and graduate students
Areas of Tutoring:History; literature; linguistics; sociology

National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

Tanya Bell

Education:

Master’s student in Biodiversity at the International College, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
B.Sc. in Geography (Honors), University of Glasgow, Scotland

Experience:

EFL teacher (including IELTS preparation)
Data analyst for a North American think tank
Field researcher for zoological expeditions

Publication:

Conference papers

Medium of Instruction:

English (native)

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Humanities; social sciences; life sciences; research writing

Matthew Anderson 

Education:

Master’s student at the Department of Chinese, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
B.A. in Three Languages, University of Delaware, USA

Experience:

English and Spanish Teacher
Writing Tutor
Freelance Editor
Freelance SEO Content Writer

Publication:

Literary journals

Medium of Instruction:

English (native) and Mandarin

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Literature; humanities; social sciences; academic and creative writing; foreign languages

Shoeb Azam Farooqui 

Education:

Master’s student at the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
B.E. in Electrical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Experience:

English tutor in several MOE programs.
Cultural Exchange and assessment in ICL program.
Mentorship and guidance for higher studies from abroad institutions with scholarship.
Guidance for English Proficiency tests, especially for the IELTS.

Publication:

Conference Papers
Book Chapters
Journal Articles

Medium of Instruction:

English

Target Students:

Undergraduate and graduate students

Areas of Tutoring:

Engineering and science, academic writing, and oral presentation