Welcome To CRLLS

Linguistics is the scientific study of human language, which is not just artifact whose use is to be taught, but a uniquely human trait whose study draws as well as increasingly impinges on cognition, the humanities, and the sciences.

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Research groups


Corpus Linguistics and Language Technology

We focus on the use of cognitive linguisitics approach and corppus linguistivs methods to investigate linguisitics manifestations.


Language Learning and Acquisition

As in a multilingual society, we adopt a cross-linguisitcs approach to research into issues related to language learning and acquisition.


Language in Society

The use of Cantonese in Hong Kong Society and schools since the post-war period is unique among Chinese Society.

Latest News

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    CRLLS & LML Seminar

    A seminar titled “Phonological biases in lexical processing: developmental and crosslinguistic data” is presented by Dr. Thierry Nazzi from Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, CNRS-Université Paris Descartes.

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    The 22nd International Conference on Yue Dialects

    Themed “Globalisation”, the two-day 22nd International Conference on Yue Dialects at The Education University of Hong Kong, attracting around 100 participants.
    Co-organised by EdUHK’s Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and the Centre for Research on Linguistics and Language Studies, the two-day conference provides participants with a platform to share their latest research on Yue dialects.

Upcoming Events

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    Research Cluster Fund Project R3899 and CRLLS seminar series 2018

    Prof. Bob Adamsom is presenting on “Language Policies and Sociolinguistic Domains in the Context of Minority Groups in China” by Prof. Bob Adamson".

    • 12:30 – 14:00
    • D2-LP-13

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