Dr. John WAKEFIELD
Programme Director of Master of Arts in Language Studies; Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature
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B.A. (UT, Austin), M.A. (UNE, Australia), Ph.D. (HKPolyU)
Discourse particles; Intonation; Sociopragmatics; Loanwords
Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Contrastive Analysis of English and Chinese
Taught previously at:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
(in press). Intonational Morphology. Springer.
(Editor, 2019). Cantonese as a Second Language: Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning. Oxon; New York: Routledge.
(Co-authored with Robert S. Bauer, 2019). The Cantonese Language. In J. C. Wakefield (Ed.), Cantonese as a Second Language: Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning (pp. 8–43). Oxon; New York: Routledge.
(2019). Studies in Cantonese Discourse: Two Examples. In C. Shei (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Discourse Analysis (pp. 569–581). Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.
(Co-authored with Winnie Chor & Nikko Lai, 2019). Condolences in Cantonese and English: What People Say and Why. In B. Peeters, K. Mullan, & L. Sadow (Eds.), Studies in Ethnopragmatics, Cultural Semantics, and Intercultural Communication: Vol. 1. Springer Nature.
English Loanwords in Cantonese: How Their Meanings Have Changed (forthcoming monograph, Hong Kong University Press);
The Syntax of Cantonese Sentence-final Particles (journal article in preparation for Studies in Chinese Linguistics)