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School of General Education and Languages

Academic Staff

TEACHING AREAS

  • Chinese
  • Specialised translation 

QUALIFICATIONS

2012 - now EdD candidate, University of Bristol
2009 MA in TCFL, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
2005 MA in Applied Translation Studies, University of Leeds, UK

 

EMPLOYMENT

2013 - now Teaching Fellow I, School of General Education and Languages, THEi
2005 - 2013 Lecturer/Chinese Course Leader, Caritas Institute of Higher Education

 

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

2016 Best Poster Presentation Award, University of Bristol, UK
2016

入圍教育城2015第13屆「十本好讀」選舉

2009 Nomination for Outstanding Thesis Awards, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong
2009 CBS Distinguished Student Scholarship Award, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2007 CBS Distinguished Student Scholarship Award, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Contrastive Language Studies (Cantonese/Putonghua/English)
  • Language Testing & Assessment
  • Translation Studies
  • ICT in Teaching & Learning

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Member, Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HKALL)
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL)
  • Accredited 2-way Translator (Chinese & English), National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2014 - 2015     HK Co-Investigator. Title: A Cross-cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Social Impact of Sport Scale, funded by THEi ($99650 HKD).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • Li. E. (forthcoming). Fun with Cantonese 2. Hong Kong: New Talents Press. 
  • Li. E. (2017). Incorrect Use of Chinese Characters by Hong Kong Students. Hong Kong: New Talents Press.
  • Li. E. (2015). Fun with Cantonese. Hong Kong: New Talents Press. 

 

Conference Papers

  • Li, E. (2018). Translation examinations: Friends or foes. Paper presented at the 4th ICLLS Conference. 15-16 June 2018, Hong Kong. 
  • Li, E. (2017). CDA on an Education Brochure for Ethnic Minority Students and Parents in Hong Kong. Paper presented at in the ISLLLE Conference on 14-16 April 2017, Osaka, Japan. 
  • Li, E. (2016). A Socio-cultural Study of Adult Learners’ Attitude towards Chinese Bad Language. Paper presented at the 11th ASAHK Conference. The Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, China. 2-3 April, 2016, Kobe, Japan.
  • Li, E. (2016). Language Experience of Ethnic Minority Undergraduate Interns in Hong Kong: A Case Study of a Self-financing Vocational Institute. Poster presented in the Hong Kong Doctor of Education Seminar 2016. The University of Bristol, UK.
  • Li, E. (2015). Educational affordances of a Facebook group: A user survey of Hong Kong undergraduate students. Paper presented at the 10th ASAHK Conference. The Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, China.
  • Li, E. (2015).Blessing in disguise or bluffing in this guide: CDA on Chinese language education policy for Hong Kong ethnic minority students. Poster presented at the Hong Kong Doctor of Education Seminar 2015. The University of Bristol, UK.

  • Li, E. (2014). Making use of mobile apps to enhance campus life. Paper presented at the 9th ASAHK Conference. The Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, China.
  • Li, E. (2014). Attitudes of students, teachers and employers towards the translation examination in higher diploma programmes of Hong Kong. Poster presented at the Hong Kong Doctor of Education Seminar 2014. The University of Bristol, UK.
  • Li, E. & Law, K. (2011). Mobile phone dictionary: Friend or foe - User attitude survey of Hong Kong translation students. Paper presented at LEXICOGRAPHY: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives, ASIALEX Conference. 22-24 August, 2011, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Li, E. (2011). Developing a mobile phone app to enhance campus life: Users’ perspectives. Paper presented at the Int’l Conference on ICT in Teaching & Learning. 11-13 July, 2011, OUHK, Hong Kong.
  • Li, E. & Lip, P. (2010). Investigating Hong Kong form 6 students’ perceptions towards their development of critical thinking skills with narrative analysis activities with film. Paper presented at the International Conference on Hybrid Learning. 16-18 August, 2010, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
  • Li, E. & Tsoi, M. (2010). Writing in isolation or writing in collaboration. Paper presented at the Int’l Conference on ICT in Teaching & Learning. 20 June - 2 July, 2010, SIM University, Singapore.
  • Li, E. (2009). Use of mobile phone dictionaries: Students’ perspectives. Paper presented at the Int’l Conference on ICT in Teaching & Learning. 6 - 8 July, 2009, OUHK, Hong Kong. 

 

Newspaper Columns

  • 2014-2015〈文化詞堂〉及〈講識中文〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2014-2015. “Termbase of Chinese Culture” and "Hong Kong Chinese Made Easy".  S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)
  • 2013-2014 〈吾講粵普〉及〈中西譯經〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2013-2014.“When Cantonese Meets Putonghua” and "The Handbook of Chi-Eng Translation".   S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)
  • 2012-2013 〈俗得可耐〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2012-2013. “Cantonese Colloquial Expressions”. S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)
  • 2011-2012 〈俗得可耐〉及〈港詞彙‧港詞法〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2011-2012. “Cantonese Colloquial Expressions” and “Cantonese Morphology”. S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)
  • 2010-2011 〈語病解剖〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2010-2011. “Analysis of Chinese Grammatical & Logical Errors”. S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)
  • 2009-2010 〈粵講粵趣〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2009-2010. “Joyful Cantonese”. S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)
  • 2008-2009 〈粵講粵趣〉及〈歌詞廣告覓修辭〉,星島日報教育版學生報《S-file》
    (2008-2009. “Joyful Cantonese” and “Rhetoric in CantonPop & Ads”. S-file, Sing Tao Daily.)

MEDIA INTERVIEWS

日期 媒體 刊物 題目
03.11.2017 VTC ERO 《27》: V人地帶 古今用語大不同
01.05.2017 星島教育

星島教育學生報《S-file》

港式潮語

08.05.2016 VTC ProPost 解讀少年 - 潮語
26.02.2016  星島教育 星島教育學生報《S-file》 粵語文化及學習
08.02.2016 商業電台 新聞資訊:新年賀語 猴年新春賀詞
27.01.2016 VTC ERO 《27》:專題故事 顏文字, 你識幾多?
25.12.2015 商業電台 新聞專題:探舊尋新

潮語教室:
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27.03.2015 VTC ERO 《27》:專題故事 清明節愈驚粵講鬼

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

2016 評判及頒獎嘉賓 「探索旅程──死與生」 徵文比賽 by BMCPC & THEi
2016 Organising Committee Member The Hong Kong Doctor of Education Seminar by the University of Bristol, UK
2016 Abstract Reviewer ICLLS by The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL)
2015 Abstract Reviewer ICLLS by The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL)