Faculty research interests

Intercultural communicative competence, Language play and awareness, Teacher and learner identity, Multimodal analysis, Social and cultural approaches to language learning

View full profile of Dr. AHN So-Yeon

Second language acquisition, Grammar, Phonetics and Phonology, and Lexicography

View full profile of Dr. Alice CHAN

Anxiety in Language Learning, Attitudes and Motivation towards Learning English, English for Specific Purposes, Independent Language Learning, Language and Identity, Learning Strategies, and Learning Styles

View full profile of Ms. Champa DETARAMANI

Intercultural business communication, Language and communication, Language-Based Communication Zones, Business Ethics, BELF, Expatriate Communication and Adjustments

View full profile of Dr. Bertha DU-BABCOCK

English for specific purposes, Language and Law, Digital literacies, Multimodality, Language learning and technology

View full profile of Dr. Christoph HAFNER

Translanguaging, Multimodality, Social Semiotics, Out-of-class Language Learning, Qualitative Research Methods

View full profile of Dr. Jenifer HO

Commedia dell'Arte (Its Influence On Drama), Evolution Of theatre practice, Comedy, Music for theatre, Contemporary Hong Kong Drama

View full profile of Dr. Peter Edward Rees JORDAN

Writing for Scholarly Publication, Thesis Writing, Genre Analysis, Academic Discourse Analysis, English for Academic Purpose, English For Specific Purposes

View full profile of Dr. Becky KWAN

Nineteenth-century literature and culture, Spatiality, Adaptation, Appropriation and translation, Comparative and world literature

View full profile of Dr. LEE Hiu Yen Klaudia

Modern and Contemporary Drama (especially US), Transnational Performance Studies, Film and Visual Culture, Gender Studies and Queer Theory, Ecocriticism

View full profile of Dr. Joanna Gwen MANSBRIDGE

Literary studies, Travel writing, Literary journalism, Modernism, China/West studies

View full profile of Dr. Jeffrey Lang MATHER

Learner Autonomy, Listening, Pedagogy, English for Specific Purposes, Qualitative Research Methods

View full profile of Dr. Lindsay MILLER

Critical Discourse Studies, Multimodality And Visual Semiotics, Conceptual Metaphor, Neoliberalism, Corporate Branding, Political Discourse

View full profile of Dr. NG Carl Jon Way

English for specific purposes (ESP), English for academic purposes (EAP), Academic writing, including intertextuality, citation and plagiarism, Second-language vocabulary development, Teaching and learning in the English-medium environment.

View full profile of Professor Diane PECORARI

Creative industries, Fashion communication, Fashion discourse, Branding discourse, Fashion culture, Popular culture pedagogy

View full profile of Dr. Anne PEIRSON-SMITH

Health Communication, English as a medium of instruction, English language learning and teaching, Systemic Functional Linguistics, Classroom interactions, Discourse analysis, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods

View full profile of Dr. PUN Jack

Conversation Analysis, Institutional Interaction, Interactional Competence, Ca-SLA, Learnables/Teachables, Extensive Reading

View full profile of Dr. RO Eunseok

Modernism, Contemporary Fiction, Genre Fiction, Crime Fiction, Nostalgia and Literature, Cultural Prestige, Thomas Pynchon

View full profile of Dr. Eric Peter SANDBERG

Applied Sociolinguistics, Language and Identity, World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, Second Language Education, Multilingualism, International Education

View full profile of Dr. SUNG Chit Cheung Matthew

English for Academic Purposes, Corpus Linguistics, Systemic Functional Linguistics,Discourse Analysis, Business Communication

View full profile of Dr. XU Xiaoyu