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Research interests

  • Child language acquisition and disorders
  • Education of ethnic minority and immigrant students
  • Second language acquisition of (Chinese and English)
  • Literacy development in children
  • Bilingualism in Chinese communities
  • Clinical linguistics and Cantonese linguistics

Dr CHAU Man Lut

Associate Professor

mlchau@vtc.edu.hk

Research interests

  • Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • Chinese Literature of Hong Kong
  • Creative Writing

Research interests

  • Development of resources for teaching and learning Science
  • Problem-based/outcome-based learning pedagogy
  • Biology and genetics of pathogenic microorganisms
  • Oral health and diseases
  • Protein engineering and structural studies of industrial enzymes

Research interests

  • Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition
  • Language Testing and Assessment
  • Vocational Chinese curriculum design

Research interests

  • Political History of Hong Kong
  • Political Parties in Postwar Hong Kong
  • Relationship between the Hong Kong Colonial and British Governments
  • Music and Politics
  • Hong Kong Popular Music

Research interests

  • Course Development for General Science Education
  • Outcome-based Education
  • Creativity and Inventive Problem Solving
  • Plant Biology, Genetics and Development
  • Protein Trafficking in Plant Cells

Research interests

  • Theatre of the Absurd
  • Contemporary American and British playwrights
  • Space in Contemporary British Theatre
  • Media and Cultural Studies

Research interests

  • Teaching English as a second language (ESL) for Chinese learners
  • Second language acquisition
  • Pedagogical strategy
  • Adaptation from HKDSE to academic writing