• 65 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Chinese Name : 吳美莉

Variants : Ng, M. L.

Dr. Ng joined the Institute (now retitled as the Education University of Hong Kong) in 2000. She is an Assistant Professor and Associate Head of the Department of Early Childhood Education. Dr. Ng has completed her PhD studies at the Faculty of Education, Hong Kong University with her research topic on teaching English to kindergarteners in Hong Kong. She obtained her two Master degrees on Teaching English as A Second Language and Early Childhood Education from the Institute of Education, London University. Combining her two specialisms, Dr. Ng develops her particular interest in researching preschoolers' second language teaching and learning. In addition, her research interests also include early English learning, early literacy and language development, parents education and parental involvement. She involves herself actively in the academic community by being a member of International Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) . She was the Principal Investigator of a Teaching Development Grant Project to develop a resource teaching package entitled "Motivating Early Experience in English". She also co-investigated in a number of language research projects on preschoolers' second language learning experiences.  Her recent project explored the effects of home literacy play on children's second language and literacy development.

Research interests

Early English for kindergarteners

Early Literacy

Parental Involvement and Parent Education

Professional information

Scopus ID : 37111430800

ORCID : 0000-0003-2499-900X

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Research Outputs

  • 65 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 23 Papers
  • 11 Articles
  • 4 Chapters
  • 3 Other contributions
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Second language literacy instruction for pre-primary learners in Hong Kong: Using stories, songs, and games

    NG, M. L., 2019, English literacy instruction for Chinese speakers. REYNOLDS, B. L. & TENG, M. F. (eds.). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 57-73

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapters

  • Promoting home literacy through play: Still true for L2 learning?

    NG, M. L., Apr 2018

    Research output: Other contributionOther contributions

  • Interactive effects between maternal parenting and negative emotionality on social functioning among very young Chinese children

    REN, L., ZHANG, X., ZHOU, N. & NG, M. L., 2017, In : Early Education and Development. 28, 1, p. 21-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)