TEACHING

 

POLYU COURSES

Language & Society: Undergraduate and Masters levels

Introductory: 

Introduction to Linguistics, Language structure for Language Learning, Grammatical Description, Phonetics. 
 

Upper division UG courses:

Syntactic Theory, Experimental Syntax, Field Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, Advanced Topics in Syntax

Capstone:

Field Trip (Hong Kong (Waitauwa, Hakka, "Tanka"/Shuilo, Philippine) and overseas (Nepal: Rai, Nar, Gurung))

Postgraduate courses: 

Data-Driven Linguistic Analysis (MA), Research language in Hong Kong (MA), Directed Readings in Linguistics (MA), Research Methods in Linguistics (PhD), Research seminars in Linguistics (PhD). 

HKU COURSES

& ELSEWHERE

Morphology, Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Seminar on Case Theory, History of the English Language

 

STUDENTS

PhD

Liao Hanbo. Historical development of tones in Tai. PhD, HKU, (-2021)

Melody Lu Wen. The morphosyntax of Tongxi Hui. PhD, HKU, 2019. Co-supervisor (with Stephen Matthews)

 

Dalan M. Perangin Angin. Language documentation and description of Pagu. PhD, HKU, 2017. Co-supervisor (with Kofi Yakpo)

 

WU Manxiang. A grammar of Sanjiang Kam (Dong). PhD, HKU, 2015. PhD Co-supervisor (with Stephen Matthews)

 

Kazuhiro Sakurai. The syntax and semantics of focus in Dagaare. PhD, HKU, 2014. PhD Co-supervisor (with Olivia Lam):

 

MA
Stephanie Jiang, HKU. Ningbo dialect: Changing identifiers of a community. MA HKU 2016

 

Nathan Wofford, HKU. Hong Kong Cantonese vs Guangzhou Cantonese: A study of language attitudes in the Pearl River Delta. MA HKU 2016.

 

MA: Stella Wang. An acoustic tonetic study of Gan. MA, HKU, 2015.

BA

Yoyo FONG Sin Yiu. Language attitudes and language loss: The case of Waitauwah. BA HKU 2015.

 

Tracy LAU Pui Ki. Tonal acoustics in Waitauwah. BA HKU 2015.

 

Amy WONG Yuen Yan. VOT: Cantonese vs. Waitauwah. BA HKU 2015.

 

Aimee Lawrence. Revisiting the Mirror Principle: Evidence from Quechua Modal Morphemes. BA (First class), UNR 2009. (subsequently graduated with a PhD from UT Austin)

Christine Gu, University of Chicago (2019; Nubri project and Dialects project)

Priscilla Lam, University of Edinburgh (2019; Dialects project)

Angela Xu, University of California, Los Angeles (2019; Dialects project)

Susie Xu Yifan, University of Chicago (2020)

Daniel Yuet Jiayuan., University of Chicago (2020)

Summer
Interns