Cara Forbes

English Literature, English Language

Armed with her passion for written words, Cara is sure to inspire and motivate students to learn.

Cara graduated from the University of Exeter with a B.A. in Politics.

Before coming to the Edge, Cara has taught in Hong Kong for over 4 years. Her teaching subjects included the following:

  • English Literature
  • English Language

Through her teaching experiences, Cara has worked with students of various levels (age 3-18!), and has learned how to conduct successful classes according to grade level. She is keenly aware of the challenges that some students in Hong Kong may face as non-native speakers of English.

Before coming to Hong Kong and pursuing a career as a teacher, Cara worked for various fashion publications as an editorial copywriter. Through this experience, she has developed a knack for writing and a keen eye for checking grammar.

Blogs written: IB English Blog Language/Literature v. Literature, The Importance of Reading Around a Subject, How to Tackle Creative Writing