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Two minutes with… Daisy Panganiban

14 Nov, 2019
Two minutes with… Daisy Panganiban

Get to know one of our English teachers here at Kings Los Angeles, Daisy Panganiban.

What do you do at Kings?

I am an ESL teacher. Right now, I am teaching Level 2.

How long have you worked at Kings and what did you do before?

I started here in June 2019. Back in the Philippines, I was a teacher trainer (speech communication) and an IELTS instructor among others.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

I enjoy interacting with my students, learning about their different cultures and nuances of language.

What do you like most about LA?

I find LA to be a vibrant place, with an exciting vibe; so many different things happening in different places.

Where is the best place you’ve visited?

Lake Tahoe, because it is a beautiful place. It is a serene location, it's cold in the winter and hot in the summer.

What is the last book you read?

'Delay, Don’t Deny: Intermittent Fasting'.

What is your favorite film?

There are too many to name right now! I guess if I had to just say one, I would go with [Pixar/Disney film] 'Up', among others.

What would be your ideal character to play in a film?

A strong, fit, 80-year old, glamorous, grandmother who is the envy of her relatives. She’s a smart, sassy, but gentle and loving, and aims to inspire other elderly women.

Which well-known figure would you most like to invite to dinner?

Steve Harvey. I like his face and his smile. I really admire his faith and his humor.

What is your favorite quote?

“I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.” — Phillippians 4:13