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.
We focus on the use of cognitive linguisitics approach and corppus linguistivs methods to investigate linguisitics manifestations.
As in a multilingual society, we adopt a cross-linguisitcs approach to research into issues related to language learning and acquisition.
The use of Cantonese in Hong Kong Society and schools since the post-war period is unique among Chinese Society.
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.
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.
Prof. Bob Adamsom is presenting on “Language Policies and Sociolinguistic Domains in the Context of Minority Groups in China” by Prof. Bob Adamson".