Chris teaches Academic English, Writing Skills, and Pronunciation at LCC. He has been teaching ESL since 2003, first in Taiwan and for the last several years in Vancouver. Chris has a degree in Psychology (UVic), a certificate in TESL (Victoria), a certificate in Curriculum Development & Instructional Design (Mount Royal), and an interdisciplinary M.Ed in Learning Sciences (Calgary). He is also an avid cyclist and a part-time Mandarin student. In a previous life, Chris designed and ran mountain bike expeditions in places like Mongolia, China and the Tibetan Plateau.