IT MAGAZINE IT MAGAZINE - APRIL ISSUE - Page 35

MOTIVATIONAL MOMENTS Motivational Moments An article by : CHAN , Sin Yee , Sinnie I have enjoyed teaching non-Chinese speaking children in recent years. There are lots of motivational moments in my memory which are precious and unforgettable. Let me share some of them with you. The first time I met these little kids was about three years ago. I was very nervous as I did not have any experiences teaching them before. I did not have much knowledge about their cultures, languages, and moreover, I even do not have skills in teaching them Chinese effectively. I discovered that all children are from different countries, such as Pakistan, Indonesia, India, Spain, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey…etc. The main point is that no one could speak Chinese or even English as well. I found that there were language barriers between us, because they are a  IT Magazine / April Issue 33