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.

Research groups

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Corpus Linguistics and Language Technology

We focus on the use of cognitive linguisitics approach and corpus linguistics methods to investigate linguistics manifestations.

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Language Learning and Acquisition

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

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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

  • Research Cluster Fund Project R3899 and CRLLS seminar series 2019 presented by Mr. Teng Mark Feng

    A seminar titled "Multilingual Education in Asian Contexts: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Development" was presented by Mr Teng Mark Feng from the Department of Education Studies at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

  • Preparing RGC grant proposals on linguistics and language studies

    The Centre for Research on Linguistics and Language Studies and the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies organized a seminar on the preperation of RGC grant proposals. Prof Cheung Hin Tat shared his expertise on understanding the components within the application form for RGC grants so that colleagues may understand better of the requirements. Dr Chin Chi On Andy shared his experience on how to prepare responses to reviewers' comments.

  • International Conference on Multilingual Acquisition and Multilingual Education (IConMAME)

    The IConMAME 2019 conference aims to bring together academics from around the world to report on their various research work related to multilingual acquisition and multilingual education. As multilingualism is gaining momentum in this globalised world, especially in the Asian context, we hope that through the IConMAME 2019 conference we can promote Hong Kong as a hub for academic exchanges and collaborations in the area of multilingual acquisition and multilingual education. The conference is organized by the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and Centre for Research on Linguistics and Language Studies.

Upcoming Events

  • 29

    August

    2019

    Research Cluster Fund Project R3899 and CRLLS seminar series 2019

    A seminar titled "Multilingual Education in Asian Contexts: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Development" is presented by Mr Teng Mark Feng from the Department of Education Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University.

    • B4-LP-13, The Education University of Hong Kong, Tai Po Campus

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