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    Accomplishments by Members of RIBiLT

    Conference Presentations by Members of RIBiLT

    1. Prof. Robin Yang presented a research paper entitled ‘Analysis of Learner Code-switched Self-repetition in L2 Classroom Talk’, which reports part of findings from RGC research project (UGC/FDS16/H15/14) at 12th BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG, 30 Jun - 1 July, Lancaster University, U.K.

    2. Prof. Robin Yang presented a research paper entitled ‘Dual Function of Code-switching in Cantonese-English Bilingual Children's Conversation’, at Young Language Learners (YLL) Symposium 2016,  on 6 – 8 July, at Department of Education, Oxford University, U.K.

    3. Ms Suzannie Leung presented a paper entitled “Translanguaging in early visual arts” at 2017 International Symposium on Education and Psychology at Kyoto, Japan on 5 April.

    4. Dr Vanliza Chow presented a paper entitled “Exploring the use of metaphors in oncology nursing journal articles” at 3rd International symposium on Figurative thought and language in Croatia, on 28 April 2017.

    5. Dr Danny Leung and Dr Vanliza Chow had a paper presented entitled ‘Connecting colours and emotions: a cross-cultural study’ with Prof. Jeanette Littlemore, Paula Perz-Sobrino, David Houghton(from University of Birmingham) at the 6th RaAm Specialized Seminar in Denmark on 19 May 2017.

    6. Prof. Robin Yang presented a paper entitled “ ‘Sorry’ used by L2 learner: Managing learning opportunity and interpersonal relationship in classroom interaction” at 18th  International Conference on Linguistics & Language Research , University of Washington- Rome Centre, Roma, Italy on 8-9 June 2017.

    7. Prof. Robin Yang presented a research paper entitled ‘Sorry as an indicator for self-negation used by learner in L2 classroom’ at Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, 5 - 7 July 2017, Imperial College, London, U.K.


    Successful Application of Research Grants by Members of RIBiLT

    1. Prof. Jeannette Littlemore serving as an expert to provide intellectual support to Dr Vanliza Chow who has obtained a research grant under the Faculty Development Scheme (FDS) of the Research Grants Council (Jan. 2017 / Dec. 2018)

    2. Dr April Liu succeeded the OUHK School Research Fund for her research project entitled “EFL Students’ Self-directed Technology Use for Content and Language Integrated Learning” which is expected to have advisory support from Prof Ernesto Macaro.


    Publications by Members of RIBiLT

    1. Chu, Y.W. (2016).  A planning error revealed: Mother Tongue Education (1998-2010) in Hong Kong. European Journal of Language Policy, 8(2), 153-172.

    2. Yang R. & X. Zhang (2017) The dual functions of code-switching in Cantonese-English bilingual children’s conversation with parents. Journal of Child Language Acquisition and Development, 5(1):65-77.

    3. Liu, Y. & Lin, A. (2017). Popular culture and teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). In S. L.Thorne (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Education (Ed. S. May) Vol. 9: Language, Education and Technology. Springer. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-02328-1_38-1


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