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Research Outputs 1996 2015

2015

Portfolio assessment in an Era of reforms in Hong Kong: School practices and challenges

LAI, M. L. & CHOW, W. K. A., May 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Power redistribution of languages in Hong Kong under a new national flag

LAI, M. L., Jan 2015, In : Journal of Asian Pacific Communication. 25, 1, p. 141-164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

redistribution
Hong Kong
Students
language
Education

Whose English do you want? Perceptions of prospective English teachers in Hong Kong

LAI, M. L. & CHOW, W. K. A., Apr 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hong Kong
teacher
student
English language
speaking
2013
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of medium of instruction on language attitudes: A case of Hong Kong

LAI, M. L., Feb 2013, In : The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher. 22, 1, p. 61-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hong Kong
mother tongue
instruction
language
official language
learning motivation
language education
Hong Kong
instruction
student
14 Citations (Scopus)

The linguistic landscape of Hong Kong after the change of sovereignty

LAI, M. L., Aug 2013, In : International Journal of Multilingualism. 10, 3, p. 251-272

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sovereignty
Hong Kong
linguistics
China
small town
2012

Role of mother tongue in English language classrooms - cases of Hong Kong

LAI, M. L. & CHOW, W. K. A., Jun 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

9 Citations (Scopus)
internationalization
Hong Kong
language
Students
Economics
2011

Assessment reforms in an era of change

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., Jun 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

reform
examination
student
school
learning
29 Citations (Scopus)
cultural identity
Hong Kong
language
China
multilingualism

International Conference on New Horizons in Education

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., Jun 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2010

Medium of instruction policies in postcolonial Hong Kong – the national or international agenda?

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., Jun 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

9 Citations (Scopus)

Social class and language attitudes in Hong Kong

LAI, M. L., Aug 2010, In : International Multilingual Research Journal. 4, 2, p. 83-106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social class
Hong Kong
language
working class
Group
2009
12 Citations (Scopus)
love
Hong Kong
mother tongue
language
student

Promoting learning and empowering students through assessment: An Hong Kong experience

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2008

Discerning the meanings of passive and active voices in texts

LAI, M. L., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Language attitudes of the first postcolonial generation in Hong Kong secondary schools

LAI, M. L., 2008, Language and society in Hong Kong. BOLTON, K. & YANG, H. (eds.). Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong Press, p. 453-486

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hong Kong
secondary school
language
sovereignty
Values

Roles and status of English in Hong Kong: Past and present

LAI, M. L. & CHOW, W. K. A., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

University-school partnership: Benefits, challenges and sustainability

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

sustainability
teacher
school
vocabulary
planning
2007
13 Citations (Scopus)
stereotype
Hong Kong
Education
Students
Economics
11 Citations (Scopus)

Gender and language attitudes: A case of postcolonial Hong Kong

LAI, M. L., Oct 2007, In : International Journal of Multilingualism. 4, 2, p. 83-116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hong Kong
gender
language
Group
official language

Improving English language teaching through critical inquiry

LAI, M. L., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2006

Consultancy report on observation of lessons of the English Panel

MA, A. & LAI, M. L., 2006

Research output: Other contributionCreative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies

Enacting Western ELT pedagogies in the Hong Kong classroom

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2005

Improving English grammar teaching through learning study

LAI, M. L. & CHOW, W. K. A., 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

48 Citations (Scopus)

Language attitudes of the first postcolonial generation in Hong Kong secondary schools

LAI, M. L., Jun 2005, In : Language in Society. 34, 3, p. 363-388

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hong Kong
secondary school
language
sovereignty
Language

Language vitality in post-colonial Hong Kong through the eyes of students

LAI, M. L., 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Learning Study as a tool for building learning communities to facilitate teachers' professional development

FUNG-LO, M. L., KO, P. Y., LO-FU, Y. W. P., CHOW, W. K. A., LAI, M. L., PONG, W. Y., PANG, M. F., LEUNG, A. Y. L. & MARTON, F., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

teacher
learning
community
primary school
mentoring

Medium of instruction, identity and language attitude in post-colonial Hong Kong

LAI, M. L., Dec 2004, In : The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher. 13, 2, p. 191-219

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hong Kong
mother tongue
instruction
language
school

Teachers as Action Researchers: Community-Based Inquiry into ELT Planning and Practices

CHOW, W. K. A. & LAI, M. L., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2003

New directions for language attitudes studies in post-colonial Hong Kong

LAI, M. L., 2003.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2001
45 Citations (Scopus)
sovereignty
Hong Kong
language
student
Group
2000
1999
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hong Kong: Language and education in a post-colonial era

LAI, M. L., Oct 1999, In : Language, Culture and Curriculum. 12, 3, p. 191-195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
speaking
Hong Kong
Japan
teacher
secondary school
1998

Challenges of English language teacher education in Hong Kong

LAI, M. L., 1998.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1997

Spurring without a spur: Motivating L2 learners through token economy

LAI, M. L., Jun 1997, In : Educational Research Journal. 12, 1, p. 21-29

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning motivation
economy
student
teacher
reinforcement
1996

A reality shock: Teaching English through English or Chinese?

LAI, M. L., 1996, In : Education Journal. 24, 2, p. 173-191

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teaching practice
trainee
student teacher
teaching situation
questionnaire

Using the L1 sensibly in English language classrooms

LAI, M. L., May 1996, In : Journal of Primary Education. 6, 1, p. 91-99

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

student teacher
English language
classroom
language code
mother tongue