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IELTS Talk by British Council 2017

14 September 2017 The Department of English invited Ms Sharon Ho, a representative from the British Council, to deliver an IELTS Talk to our students on 14 Sep 2017. The IELTS Talk was well-received by our students. As a token of appreciation, Ms Amy Chow, IELTS Preparation Course Co-ordinator of Department of English, presented a souvenir to Ms Sharon…

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21st English Departmental Seminar

24 August 2017 On 24 Aug 2017, the Department of English hosted its 21st Departmental Seminar. Topics included micro-genetic approach to exploring scaffolding strategies and social relationships in trained peer review, exploring some implications of successful teacher followership on the generic teacher competencies framework in Hong Kong, a key factor influencing course selection: the human capital theory, and mirror,…

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20th English Departmental Seminar, by Ms Joyce Lee, Dr Anora Wong, Dr Holly Chung, and Dr Rebecca Ong

31 July 2017 On Monday, 31 Jul 2017, the Department of English hosted their 20th Departmental Seminar presented by Ms Joyce Lee, Dr Anora Wong, Dr Holly Chung, and Dr Rebecca Ong. Each presentation lasted thirty minutes with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: Monday, 31 July 2017 Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Venue: M405 Speakers…

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English Intercultural Exchange Camp 2017

22 July 2017 Sponsored by the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of English held an English Intercultural Exchange Camp from 17 to 22 Jul 2017 for HSMC students of all disciplines and students from Dapu County Tin Ka Ping Experimental High School to foster intercultural collaboration between HSMC and Mainland students, provide students with an opportunity to expand…

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The 2nd Undergraduate Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature

22 May 2017 The 2nd Undergraduate Conference on Language, Linguistics and Literature was held on 22 May 2017 (Mon) by the Department of English. During the conference, 13 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English (BA-ENG) graduating students presented their senior year projects on various literary and linguistics topics. Dean Thomas Luk, School of Humanities and Social Science and Head…

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19th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Donovan GROSE

23 February 2017 The Department of English hosted their 19th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Donovan Grose on 23 February 2017. The seminar lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 23 February 2017 (Thursday) Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Venue: A315 Speaker:  Dr Donovan GROSE Topic:  Language, Modality and Evolution Dr Donovan Grose…

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Tin Ka Ping Foundation Arts Ambassador Cultural Trip 2017 to Meizhou, China and Singapore

12 January 2017 Between 3 and 12 January  2017, the Tin Ka Ping Arts Ambassadors visited Dabu County, Mei zhou, China and Singapore in order to explore the glocalisation of Hakka culture.  This second cohort of TKP Arts Ambassadors comprises 15 students from different disciplines who have excelled in the Department of English “Glocality” & Cultural Literacy Project events….

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18th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Dan Lu

8 December 2016 On 8 December 2016, the Department of English hosted their 18th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Dan Lu. The seminar lasted an hour and a half with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 8 December 2016 (Thursday) Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 noon Venue: M502 Speaker:  Dr Dan Lu Topic:  English for Specific Purposes…

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Annual Dinner of Tin Ka Ping Foundation

7 December 2016 On 7 December 2016, Dean Thomas Luk, School of Humanities and Social Science and Head of Department of English, and  Dr Amy Kong, the person-in-charge of the project Ting Ka Ping Foundation Arts Ambassador Scheme: Enhancing Students’ Cultural Literacy and “Glocality” sponsored by the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, attended the annual dinner held by the Foundation. Dean Luk…

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17th English Departmental Seminar, by Dr Charles LAM

10 November 2016 On 10 November 2016, the Department of English hosted their 17th Departmental Seminar presented by Dr Charles LAM. The presentation lasted an hour with time for a Question & Answer Session. Date: 10 November 2016 (Thursday) Time: 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Venue: M405 Speaker:  Dr Charles LAM Topic:  Functions of grammatical HAVE: a cross linguistic…

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