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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 http://corpus.eduhk.hk/paraconc. He also worked with Prof. Andy Kirkpatrick and developed the Asian Corpus of English, a corpus of English as a lingua franca in Asia (http://corpus.eduhk.hk/ace). 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.

Research interests

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

Professional information

Scopus ID : 37063997500

ORCID : 0000-0002-1488-3014

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Research Outputs 1999 2019

Hong Kong
secondary school

Promoting mobile learning through the establishment of a mobile learning community

WANG, L., 01 May 2019, Education applications & developments: Vol. IV. Advances in education and educational trends series. CARMO, M. (ed.). Lisboa, Portugal: inScience Press, p. 205-214

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Social media in shadow education in China, an introduction

LI, Y., WANG, H., CAI, S. & WANG, L., 14 Oct 2019, Encyclopedia of education and information technologies. TATNALL, A. (ed.). Cham: Springer

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The “biliterate and trilingual” policy in Hong Kong primary school education

WANG, L., 2019, English literacy instruction for Chinese speakers. REYNOLDS, B. L. & TENG, M. F. (eds.). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 317-332

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

school education
primary school
Hong Kong
language policy
language education

Trilingual education in Hong Kong primary schools

WANG, L. & KIRKPATRICK, A., Feb 2019, Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

primary school
Hong Kong
subject teacher