2021年8月 | 最新動向
School of Cantonese Studies 2021
The Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies and the Centre for Research on Linguistics and Language Studies organised the second School of Cantonese Studies on 15 and 16 May 2021. The theme of the School was “Studies of Cantonese in the Digital Age”. In this two-day event, speakers of the School introduced some up-to-date Cantonese studies involving digital technologies, such as corpus-based research, online tools and resources for Cantonese studies, and digital processing of Cantonese corpus data.
The Second International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning 2021
Following the success of the 2019 Inaugural International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, the Department of English Language Education held “The 2nd International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning” from 19 to 20 June 2021 online. The theme this year was “language-in-education policy and practice in the digital era”, aiming to explore how technology impacted policy, curriculum, and pedagogy in language education and how it would impact the future of language policy and practice and our society. The conference featured prominent leading scholars in the fields, including Professor Judith Green (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA), Professor Angel Lin (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Professor Li Wei (University College London, UK), Professor Ernesto Macaro (University of Oxford, UK) and Professor Hayo Reinders (Anaheim University, USA). Lively discussions then continued across five parallel sessions and 90 paper presentations contributed by 102 researchers and teachers from Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.
Public Lecture Series 2021
The Department of English Language Education organised the Public Lecture Series, including 10 lecture topics to a wide audience of teachers and the general public whose interest spanned both English language learning and the general topic of language. The series was held virtually on five Saturday mornings in January and February 2021 on Zoom and streamed live via YouTube. More than 1,000 people joined these five mornings to discuss topics including Chinglish, CLIL, and Language policy.