Welcome Reception Students

Karen Sargent (Ms. Karen) is the classroom teacher, She has been with the Reception class at Lantau International School for four years. She has 12 years of teaching experience at International Schools in Hong Kong and is a qualified teacher with a focus in Early Childhood Education. She also has a TEFL Certification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Karen is originally from the United States but has been living in Hong Kong for the past 12 years. She resides in South Lantau with her husband and two children. She enjoy teaching young learners through interactive games, activities and songs.

Teddy Sun ( 孫老師, Sun Laoshi) is the class Mandarin teacher and is also starting his fourth year at LIS with the Reception Class. He has his master’s degree in teaching Chinese as an International Language and has taught the Chinese subject for the past eight years (Mandarin and English) in Hong Kong. Sun Laoshi loves drawing and artwork, and also plays many different kinds of sports.

At Lantau International School we believe language learning helps students embrace different cultures and gain a better understanding of the world. At L.I.S. we naturally integrate language learning into different courses through classroom interactions and various activities.

We welcome any questions you may have about the school and the teachers.