Lok holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance with Upper Second Class Honours from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds a Master of Science in Education from Temple University Japan, which was completed in 15 months with a 3.9 GPA. He has always excelled academically, achieving 7A* & 4A in his IGCSEs and 2A* & 2A in A-levels as well as scoring in top percentiles in the GRE for quantitative reasoning and analytical writing. He found his passion teaching language in Japan, with two-and-a-half years of experience teaching ESL in Tokyo. Lok comes from a diverse, multicultural background and believes this will help him to connect with students going through similar experiences here at TA.
Outside of TA, he is an active independent researcher and has published articles on language pedagogy, with research interests including Corpus Linguistics and bilingual/plurilingual education. In his free time, Lok enjoys hiking, keeping up with the news, and playing video games.
AP, ISEE, IGCSE, SSAT, TOEFL, ESL, GRE, Middle school, High School