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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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BA-ENG Admissions 2020-21 Open!

Due to the current pneumonia outbreak, the Department has decided to conduct written assessment and interview via Skype with shortlisted BA-ENG programme applicants. You may choose to apply for the BA-ENG programme via HSUHK Undergraduate Application System; OR via the E-APP system launched by the Education Bureau. Duplicate applications will not be accepted. Please refer to the following links…

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HSU Idol: English Singing Contest

The Department of English would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who attended the university’s first-ever HSU Idol: English Singing Contest on 1 November 2019!   The contest, held in the Block D auditorium, was an opportunity for staff and students alike to share their passion for music while also honing their English language skills.  The event…

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Student Orientation Day (2019/20)

On 20 August 2019, the HSUHK Student Orientation Day was successfully held. During the programme session, BA-ENG freshmen were introduced to the faculty members, the programme curriculum and the student support services provided. Some senior year students shared their campus life and study tips with the freshmen. Dr Paul FUNG, Head of Department of English and Programme Director of…

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English Summer Camp 2019

Sponsored by the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of English held an English Summer Camp from 15 July to 29 July 2019 for HSUHK students and students from Dapu County Tin Ka Ping Experimental High School. The aim was to encourage students to take part in the actual execution of cultural preservation, as well as boosting students’ English…

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2018/19 Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award

The Hong Kong Budding Poets (English) Award is a territory-wide competition open to local primary, secondary, international and ESF schools. It was co-organised by the Education Bureau and the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education. The Department of English of HSUHK was commissioned to hold the competition, adjudication and related training workshops for the third year in a row….

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4th Undergraduate Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature

The 4th Undergraduate Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature was held on 20 May 2019 by the Department of English. During the conference, 8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Year 4 students presented their senior projects on various literary and linguistic topics. Both the teaching staff and students enjoyed this valuable experience of exchanging academic knowledge. Prof Kwok-kan…

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31st English Departmental Seminar

Digital Humanities Research on Cantonese Studies – A Corpus of Mid-20th Century Hong Kong Cantonese During the Departmental Seminar held on 18 April 2019, Dr Andy Chin explained how digital technologies facilitated corpus linguistics research and introduced the Corpus of Mid-20th Century Hong Kong Cantonese. He demonstrated the functions of this corpus database and highlighted the significance of corpus…

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