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Two minutes with… Daisy Panganiban

14 Nov, 2019
Two minutes with… 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

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