Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univesity
Members and associates of the RCPCE are involved in solid and internationally acclaimed work in (critical) discourse analysis, discourse intonation, intercultural communication studies, language assessment, lexical studies, systemic functional grammar, and so on related to professional contexts.
Research interests include conceptual and critical metaphor analysis, corpus linguistics, language and politics, language and creativity, and children’s and young adult literature.
Research interests include Computer Mediated Communication, Collaborative Writing, Corpus Linguistics, and English for Specific Purposes.
Research interests include discourse analysis, applied linguistics, language and power, media communication, persuasive communication, and professional communication.
Research interests include ESP, EAP, business English, English for health professionals, and second language acquisition.
Research interests include second language acquisition, generative grammar, syntax and semantics, language education, curriculum development, and teaching and learning of business/academic English.
Research interests include Literature in the Long Nineteen Century (esp. British fiction), Silver-fork fiction and nineteenth-century popular culture, Dress and gender issues in literature and fashion periodicals, and Comparative literature.
Research interests include multimodal discourse analysis, systemic functional theory, media and communication, and education and multimodal literacy.
Research interests include French language and francophone cultures, Colonial discourse analysis, Postcolonial fiction, Cross-cultural communication, Sino-Western and Sino-Indian relations, Cultural Studies.
Research interests include sociolinguistics, the social psychology of language, and intercultural communication.
Research interests include corpus linguistics, (multimodal) discourse analysis, professional communication, computer-mediated communication, and linguistic landscape.
Research interests include phraseology, formulaic language, idioms, corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, English intonation and rhythm, English language teaching (ELT), computer-assisted language learning, and research methods.
Research interests include cognitive pragmatics, second language acquisition, and gestures.
Research interests include Language and power (especially as they relate to relationships in the blue-collar workplace), Language policy and planning, Political discourse, Linguistic landscape, Pragmatics, and Socio-phonetics.
Research interests include critical genre analysis, multimodality, and professional communication.
Research interests include cognitive linguistics, healthcare communication, the language of psychotherapy, and statistical modeling of discourse.
Research interests include Reflexivity in language, Socio-interactional linguistics, Digital communication, Civil discourse, Future discourse, Technological discourse, Legal discourse, and Research methods.
Research interests include children’s and young adults’ literature, intercultural communication, intersemiotic translation, translation and development, and interpreting for refugees.
Research interests include Conceptual and Critical Metaphor Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, and Language and Politics.
Research interests include ESP, pragmatics, discourse analysis, and corpus linguistics.
Research interests include Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies, (Critical) Discourse Analysis, Discourse Mythologies, Language and Identity, Language and Politics, On Chinese and other Asian population groups in Ghana.
Research interests include public communications, discourse analysis, and corpus studies.
Research interests include Cognitive Linguistics, Multimodal Metaphor, Media Communication, Teacher Training, and Second Language Acquisition.
Research interests include Critical Metaphor Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Political Communication, Language and Gender, and Film Culture.
Provider of language and communication courses and consultancies to organisations in Hong Kong and mainland China. Practical expertise in developing writing skills, plain English, intercultural communication, language benchmarking and teacher development.
Hong Kong Call Centre Association (HKCCA) is a non-profit organization representing the entire on-line customer service and interaction in Hong Kong.
Research interests includes English communication in workplace, virtual and digital communication in business discourses, communications assessment practices and development in tertiary and workplace setting. She has published widely on workplace communication training and assessment.
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Research interests include Bilingual Corporate Communication, Classical Chinese Drama, and Drama Translation
Research Interests include Corpus Linguistics, Metaphor and Gender, and Critical Discourse Analysis.
Research interests include children’s and young adults’ literature, English language teaching, language testing and assessment, English for specific purposes and corpus linguistics.
Research interests include Chinese semantics and syntax, corpus linguistics, language variation, and conceptual metaphor analysis.
Research interests include ESP, intercultural pragmatics and communication, corpus linguistics, conversation analysis, critical discourse analysis, and discourse intonation.
Research interests include language testing, assessment and evaluation in professional contexts, learner corpora and occupation-specific corpora, communication in professional workplaces, and educational measurement.
Research interests include corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, intercultural communication, lexical semantics, phraseology, and pragmatics.
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