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CHAN Mable

Dr. CHAN Mable

Senior Lecturer, Language Centre

Phone number3411 5041
Email addressmablechan@hkbu.edu.hk
ORCID number0000-0002-0821-1692

 

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

Taught previously at:

Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Selected output(s):

  • Chan, M. (forthcoming in 2024). Teaching business English. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. (Ed.). (forthcoming in 2023). Perspectives on teaching workplace English in the 21st century. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. (forthcoming in 2023). What Chinese professionals consider most significant and challenging in having spoken communication in the workplace. In M. Chan (Ed.), Perspectives of teaching workplace English in the 21st century. Routledge.
  • Chan, M. (forthcoming in 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. & Benati, A. (Eds.). (forthcoming in June 2022). Challenges encountered by Chinese ESL learners in L2 acquisition: Problems and solutions from complementary perspectives. Springer.

Current project(s):

  • Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning (funded $1,700,000) by University Grants Committee (UGC) (Co-PI)
  • Communicative needs of Chinese professionals in Hong Kong ($882,286.9: Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR)) (PI) (2018)
  • Articles in Cantonese/English interlanguage ($105,000: Faculty of Humanities of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for GRF proposals with a rating of 3.5) (PI)  (2017)

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