Typhoon Club is a monthly magazine written in English for local Hong Kong students. It is also of interest for Cantonese speakers living overseas who wish to develop their English skills and learn more about Hong Kong.
Many of the features are designed to help students develop their vocabulary and sentence structure in exam related subjects. A number of features are also supported online with classroom worksheets and teaching plans.
Typhoon Club is an ideal magazine to help young people develop a reading habit, and for teachers looking for support classroom material.
February 2014: News Report, How to do you feet, Workplace Communication, Sport Communication, Word Search, Science and Popular Science.. and more.
January 2014: Sport Communication, Kow Your Typhoon Club, Photo of the Month, Popular Culture...
December 2013: Typhoon Club looks at adventurer, Bear Grylls
November 2013: In this issue, we investigate what Movember is. We also take a look at people who have applied to relocate to the planet Mars - permanently!
October 2013: Social Issues: A new way to vaccinate Social Issues: Keeping Social Issues: London's sewers clean! Popular Culture: Museum Visit: The Museum of Bad Art, Boston Popular Culture: Wildlife Photographer of the Year Popular Culture: The Story behind Candy Crush Short Stories: The BBC's 500 Words short story competition Workplace Communication: Setting up your own fudge business
June - July 2013: POPULAR CULTURE Visit the Hong Kong Maritime Museum Introducing Google Glass Selecting music for your Desert Island Discs Exploring banana art WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION Introducing the long life shirt SOCIAL ISSUES Is global warming affecting jet streams? Reviewing the death penalty SCIENCE Reporting from space with Chris Hadfield BOOK REVIEW Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
May 2013: SOCIAL ISSUES Eating insects as part of your diet Breaking up ships in Bangladesh How much bigger can container ships get? BOOK REVIEW Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat MOVIE PREVIEW Star Trek in Darkness WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION The intelligent walking stick Building the Brand: Manchester United
April 2013: SOCIAL ISSUES Can money buy a good life? India's rice revolution Killing the rhinoceros MOVIE REVIEW Jurassic Park in 3D WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION A pen that checks your spelling POPULAR CULTURE Can a movie be too long? BOOK REVIEW The Tail of Emily Windsnap by Liz Kessler
March 2013: SOCIAL ISSUES Report on cats being responsible for millions of deaths Drilling for oil in the Arctic WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION Leaving your valuables in hotel rooms POPULAR CULTURE Looking for gold in Australia The Face: The face on a thousand prints DEBATING The bottled water debate BOOK REVIEW Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
February 2013: SOCIAL ISSUES Dieting through the ages Who is afraid of Spiders? The rights and wrongs of gun ownership Blood Cashews - exploitation on nut farms POPULAR CULTURE Movie preview: Monster Retreat Introducing the gravestone barcode BOOK REVIEW The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
January 2013: SOCIAL ISSUES Kiss your dentist good bye with Xylitol Dangers of sharks' fin soup Avoiding the computer virus POPULAR CULTURE Food art with Tjalf Sparnaay Jewellery through the ages BOOK REVIEW Out of Order by Betty Hicks
December 2012: SOCIAL ISSUES Climate change affects hibernation in animals Superstorm hits New York USA General Election Report POPULAR CULTURE Movie Preview: The Hobbit Christmas traditions around the world BOOK REPORT Famous books that nearly weren't published
November 2012: SOCIAL ISSUES Using chickens to eat your rubbish Wolves affecting cheese production in the French Alps BOOK REVIEW Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown POPULAR CULTURE New word game review: Banana Grams Introducing Psy and Kangnam Style SPORTS COMMUNICATION' Introducing Futsal