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The Effects of Family Socialisation on Second-Generation South Asian Adolescents in Hong Kong: Academic Identity Construction and Second Language Learning
GU, Ming Yue Michelle 谷明月
This SCOLAR project aims to to investigate the impact of family socialisation on the acculturation, academic identity construction and Chinese language learning among South Asian adolescents in Hong Kong. This project explores the various influences . . .
Project Start Year : 2018  Chief Investigator(s) : GU, Ming Yue Michelle 谷明月

The Role of Mathematics and Chinese Language in Driving Achievement Growth: What Drives What? A Latent Growth Curve Study
MOK MAGDALENA MO CHING 莫慕貞
The study aims to (1) Develop models of growth in the curriculum subjects of Mathematics and Chinese Language for Hong Kong students over the course of six years, from Primary 3 (i.e., Grade 3) to Secondary 3 (i.e., Grade 9); (2) Examine the effects . . .
Project Start Year : 2016  Chief Investigator(s) : MOK MAGDALENA MO CHING 莫慕貞

Croucher Foundation Sponsorship for Conferences 2011-2012: First Conference on Developing Assessment Tools and Intervention Programs for Childhood Auditory Processing Disorders in the Chinese Communities
YUEN, Chi Pun 袁志彬
Some children have more difficulties in understanding spoken messages than their peers. This problem is exacerbated in the presence of background noise, or when speech is rapid or degraded. If their problems in understanding spoken messages cannot be . . .
Project Start Year : 2011  Chief Investigator(s) : YUEN, Chi Pun 袁志彬

Piloting divided-attention versus directed attention dichotic listening and alternating inter-aural listening development in children: a step towards identifying Cantonese-speaking children with auditory processing disorder
YUEN, Chi Pun 袁志彬
Some children have more difficulties in understanding spoken messages than their peers. This problem is exacerbated in the presence of background noise, or when speech is rapid or degraded. If their problems in understanding spoken messages cannot b . . .
Project Start Year : 2011  Chief Investigator(s) : YUEN, Chi Pun 袁志彬

Investigating the Role of Language Distance and Socioeconomic Status on the Development of Language Proficiency and Lexical Switching Abilities in Trilingual Speakers of Cantonese, English, and Putonghua
This pilot study aims to study whether the more proficient English-Cantonese bilingual pre-schoolers are better able to retrieve words from English/Cantonese than a group of Cantonese-dominant bilingual children of the same age.
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : WONG KWOK SHING, RICHARD 黃國成

Language-in-education Policy on the Go: How Policy is "Written" in Universities in Cambodia
This study aims to identify the diverse actors and contextual features which have shaped the language-in-education policy in Cambodian universities, and the issues that have risen thereof. Drawing on a qualitative case study using in-depth interviews . . .
Project Start Year : 2019  Chief Investigator(s) : CHAN, Hum

Study of tone merging in Guangzhou Cantonese
LIANG, Yuan 梁源
This project aims to examine both production and perception of tone mergers in Guangzhou Cantonese through a careful construction of fundamental frequency of all tone types in this language.
Project Start Year : 2014  Chief Investigator(s) : LIANG, Yuan 梁源

An online self-access Cantonese learning platform for Putonghua speakers
KATAOKA, Shin 片岡新
Cantonese has been a lingua franca in Hong Kong since the 19th century. In tertiary education, the intake of mainland students has been growing and these students are encouraged to overcome the language barrier by mastering the local vernacular, Cant . . .
Project Start Year : 2015  Chief Investigator(s) : KATAOKA, Shin 片岡新

Trilingual education in Hong Kong primary schools: English, Cantonese and Putonghua as Medium of Instruction in different subjects and implications for language learning
WANG, Lixun 王立勛
Since the handover in 1997, the Hong Kong government has adopted a “biliterate and trilingual” policy with the aim of enabling Hong Kong residents to become biliterate in written Chinese and English, and trilingual in Cantonese, Putonghua and spoken . . .
Project Start Year : 2014  Chief Investigator(s) : WANG, Lixun 王立勛

Trilingualism and Uyghur Identity in the People's Republic of China
Drawing on two current research projects—one on Uyghur identity and the other on trilingual education policies in Xinjiang, this publication (co-authored by a Uyghur, a Han Chinese and an Englishman) explores the complexities and tensions surrounding . . .
Project Start Year : 2012 


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