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Since its establishment in 2012, the Faculty of Humanities (FHM) has secured various funding resources, both internal and external, to support research projects on the following areas:

  • Language and literature (Chinese and English)
  • Language education (local and international)
  • Linguistics and language studies
  • History and popular culture
  • Translation

Furthermore, colleagues in FHM also actively participate in projects of knowledge transfer and community engagement with an aim to produce social impact, contribute beyond the university and outreach to the community with their research work.


Areas of Expertise

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
  • Second Language Acquisition (SLA)
  • Teacher Education
Sociolinguistics & Education
Staff NameResearch Interests
  • Language across curriculum
  • Translanguaging
  • Teacher identity
  • Identity and well-being of migrant students
  • Digital citizenship and digital literacies
  • Intercultural communication
Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
Staff NameResearch Interests
  • Technology-enhanced Language Learning
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Game-based Language Learning
  • Informal Digital Learning of English


Second Language Acquisition (SLA) & Curriculum Development 
Staff NameResearch Interests
  • Second Language Writing
  • Language Assessment
  • Classroom Discourse
  • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • L2 learning motivation