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Dr. CHAN Mable

Dr. CHAN Mable

Senior Lecturer, Language Centre

Phone number3411 5041
Email addressmablechan@hkbu.edu.hk
ORCID number0000-0001-6302-9431

 

Degree(s):

B.A. (Hons) in English and Translation (CUHK), PgD in English Education (CUHK), MPhil in English (General/Applied Linguistics) (CUHK), PhD in Language and Linguistics (University of Essex, UK)

Research area(s):

Second Language Acquisition (SLA) at the interface with Language Education, and Professional/Workplace Communication.

Teaching area(s):

Second Language Acquisition (SLA); Generative Grammar; Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; English for Specific Purposes; English for Academic Purposes; Workplace Communication; Academic Communication

Taught previously at:

Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Selected output(s):


Journal Articles

  • Chan, M., & Benati, A. (2023). Motivational factors and structured input effects on the acquisition of English causative passive forms. Ampersand, 10(2023), 100111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amper.2023.100111
  • Chan, M. (2019). The role of classroom input: Processing instruction, traditional instruction, and implicit instruction in the acquisition of the English simple past by Cantonese ESL learners in Hong Kong. System, 80, 246-256. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2018.12.003
  • Chan, M. (2018). Processing instruction in helping map forms and meaning in second language acquisition of the English simple past. Journal of Educational Research, 111(6), 720-732. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220671.2017.1411879

Books

  • Chan, M. (forthcoming in 2024). Teaching business English. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. (Ed.). (2023). Perspectives on teaching workplace English in the 21st century. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. & Benati, A. (Eds.). (2022). Challenges encountered by Chinese ESL learners in L2 acquisition: Problems and solutions from complementary perspectives. Springer.
  • Chan, M. (2020). English for business communication. Routledge.


Book Chapters

  • Chan, M. (2023). Genre analysis of persuasive texts: sales correspondence, invitations and charity appeals, and pedagogical implications. In M. Chan (Ed.), Perspectives of teaching workplace English in the 21st century. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. (2023). Communicative needs of Chinese professionals in Hong Kong and pedagogical implications. In M. Chan (Ed.), Perspectives of teaching workplace English in the 21st century. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. (2022). Cantonese English as a second language (ESL) learners’ and local English teachers’ perceived difficulties of English article use and pedagogical implications. In M. Chan & A. Benati (Eds.), Challenges Encountered by Chinese ESL learners in L2 acquisition: Problems and solutions from complementary perspectives. Springer.

Current project(s):

Scholarship of Teaching in Language Education (STiLE) digital platform of project “Scholarship Platform or Teaching and Learning in a Virtual Age” ($1,700,000 from a Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual teaching and Learning) with Professor Melinda Whong, Director of the Centre for Language Education, HKUST (2021-2023)

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