Associate Professor Dr. Anna Tso Receives Awards for Writing

We’re very proud to share that Dr. Anna Tso, Associate Professor of the Department of English, has recently received two awards for her writing. Her book, 《The Summer of 1997》(2017) received an Honourable Mention in the 2020 Incipere Awards from Entrada Publishing (Utah, USA), and her book, 《Culinary Charades》(2017) was shortlisted in the 2020 Wishing Shelf Book Awards (UK)….

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Online Lecture: Contemporary Greater China Series: Feng Menglong and Ming Short Stories: A comparative approach

The Centre for Greater China Studies (CGCS) and the English Department cordially invites you to join the following online lecture supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (Project No.:UGC/IDS14/17): Date: 24 May 2021 (Monday)Time: 4:30 – 5:45pmVenue: Space4ALL, G/F LibraryRegistration: https://bit.ly/3nTQOOh(Meeting link will be sent to successful registrants one…

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HSUHK Undergraduate Journal: Instructions and Submission Guidelines

Introduction This project aims to recognise the hard work and ingenuity of our students for exercising their critical thinking faculties in giving their voices in academia. With the steadily increasing quality of teaching and learning in HSUHK, it has been observed that students are capable of producing exceptional research writings in their respective fields. That said, while their written…

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BA in English Semester 2 Admission Ends 28 Dec 2020

Admissions for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Programme (Semester 2, 2020/21) is now open until 28 December 2020. Semester 2 intake of 2020/21 is only applicable to local applicants who have completed the public examination and fulfilled the minimum entry requirement(s) of the University. Admittees of Semester 2 intake shall settle full-year tuition fee of 2020/21 upon…

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BA-ENG student is a Highly Commended Entrant of the Global Undergraduate Awards 2020

Ms Choi Wai Ming Lorraine, our Year 4 student 2019/20 has been selected as a Highly Commended Entrant of the Global Undergraduate Awards 2020 in the Literature Category for her Senior Project, ‘’The Death of Chivalry: A Corpus Linguistics Study on Arthurian Legends‘. The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world’s leading undergraduate academic awards programme which recognises outstanding undergraduate…

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HSUHK English Taster Lecture Series 2020

Register now! 立即登記! The Department of English is pleased to introduce the latest HSUHK English Taster Lecture series conducted by professors of linguistics and literature from the Department. We will discuss different aspects of English, its latest developments and real-world applications of linguistic and literary knowledge, which are most suitable to Secondary 4-6 students interested in English. Each of…

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26th English Departmental Seminar

Group photo of teachers of the Department of English

13 August 2018 Today, the Department of English hosted its 26th Departmental Seminar. Dr Holly Chung shared on the topic “English-Language Graduation Requirement in Tertiary Education: A Study of Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Students who Failed”; Ms Joyce Lee shared on “Language Policy in Hong Kong: Medium of Instruction in Secondary Education”; and Dr Rebecca Ong shared on “Language Learning…

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English Intercultural Exchange Camp 2018

Sponsored by Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of English held an English Intercultural Exchange Camp from 16 to 20 Jul 2018 for HSMC students of all disciplines and students from Dapu County Tin Ka Ping Experimental High School. The camp aimed at fostering intercultural collaboration between HSMC and Mainland students, providing students with an opportunity to expand their…

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25th English Departmental Seminar

9 July 2018 On 9 Jul 2018, the Department of English hosted its 25th Departmental Seminar. Dr Amy Kong shared on the topic “A Dual Case Study of Perceptions of Strategy-based Training and Peer Review Stances among Hong Kong Secondary Students: An Activity Theory Perspective” and Dr Anora Wong shared on “Narrative Inquiry into Washback of High-stakes and Low-stakes…

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English Summer Course 2017

16 June 2017 The English Summer Course, offered by the Department of English, was held successfully during the period 22 May – 16 June 2017. This four-week English Summer Course is designed for students who strive to improve their English writing, speaking, listening and reading skills. Besides, the course also aims to enhance students’ logical and critical thinking skills…

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