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Mr Adam joined NTU’s Language and Communication Centre (LCC) as a lecturer in 2013. He earned his M.A. in English Language and Literature from Queen’s University, after studying for his B.A. (Hons) from Canada’s Western University, where he graduated first in the university in both English and History. He has taught English composition and communication in a variety of linguistic contexts and ability levels, from English as a Second Language to upper year English Literature students. He is strongly interested in adapting both new and traditional pedagogical techniques, in conjunction with personal attention, to increase students’ competency and confidence in these areas.
His research interests span applied linguistics and historical writing. His recent/current research has included syntax transfer in the Singaporean linguistic context as well as Renaissance metaphysical writing. Mr Adam is interested in researching rhetorical strategies in academic writing and specific public discourses, as well as the pedagogy of rhetoric. Since coming to NTU, he has taught mainly classes for the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and has advised students in the Department of English’s Final Year Project (FYP) programme.