Gladys Luk is Lecturer at the School of Education and Languages. She obtained the Bachelor of Language Studies (English) at the Open University of Hong Kong and Master of Education at the University of Hong Kong. Before joining OUHK, she was an English teacher and Music Panel Head at a secondary school.
Her research interests mainly lie within the area of Medium of Instruction and Bilingual Education. She is also interested in Discourse Analysis and Teacher Language Awareness. She has presented papers on studies related to CLIL, language attitudes towards code-switching practice and changing attitudes towards Cantonese, English, and Putonghua among students and adults in Hong Kong. Her publications include a book chapter and full paper proceedings.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- She mainly teaches English proficiency courses
- Her research interests: L1 use in L2 classrooms and language attitudes
Academic & Professional Experience
2015 & 2016 Organizing and programme committee member of the First and Second International Conferernce on Linguistics and Language Studies organized by the Chartered Institute of Linguists and co-organized by the Open University of Hong Kong
2015 & 2016 Paper reviewer for the First and Second International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies organized by the the Chartered Institute of Linguists and co-organized by the Open University of Hong Kong
2016 Adviser on the English Open Lesson to English teachers in a primary school in Hong Kong
2015 Conducted a writing workshop for English teachers in a primary school in Hong Kong
2015 Participated in an experience sharing session at the Au Bak Ling Scholarship Awarding Ceremony
- Book chapter:
Luk, N. Y. G. and Lin, M. Y. A. (2015). L1 as a pedagogical resource in building students’ L2 academic literacy: pedagogical innovation in the science classroom in a Hong Kong school. In J. Cenoz and D. Gorter (eds.), Multilingual Education Between language learning and translanguaging (pp. 16-34). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.