WANG Lixun

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Chinese Name : 王立勛

Variants : Wang, L.

Dr Wang Lixun is Associate Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Associate Professor of the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies at the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK), and his research interests include corpus linguistics, computer-assisted language learning, English for Academic Purposes, multilingual education, blended learning, and English-Chinese translation studies. One of his main research areas is English-Chinese parallel corpus studies, and he has compiled a 2-million-word English-Chinese parallel corpus, which is freely available and searchable online at He also worked with Prof. Andy Kirkpatrick and developed the Asian Corpus of English, a corpus of English as a lingua franca in Asia ( He is the author of Introduction to Language Studies (2011) and co-author of Academic Writing in Language and Education Programmes (2011). He has also published in reputable journals such as System, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Language Learning and Technology, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, and International Journal of Multilingualism, on topics such as Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Corpus Linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, English-Chinese translation studies, and Trilingual Education in Hong Kong. He has published a translated novel (Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons', first published in 1930) and a number of translated journal articles. He won Best Paper Award twice at international conferences. In 2011 he won the Scholarship of Teaching Award at the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd). In 2014 he won the President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching at the HKIEd. In 2018 he won the Faculty Teaching Award of the Faculty of Humanities at the EdUHK. Currently, he supervises doctoral students in the areas of corpus linguistics, English for Academic Purposes, English-Chinese translation studies, and trilingual education.

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Corpus linguistics, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Multilingual Education, English for Academic Purposes, English-Chinese translation studies, e-Learning

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Scopus ID : 37063997500

ORCID : 0000-0002-1488-3014


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