Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HAAL)

3rd HAAL Research Forum

12 December 2009

SCHEDULE

 

9.00-9.30

registration (adjacent to Lecture Theatre N003)

9.30-9.45

OPENING & ANNOUNCEMENTS

LT – N003

parallel sessions

9.50-10.15

M103

Mathew Sung

(University of Hong Kong)

 

Hong Kong pre-service teachers’ perspectives on teaching native accents and target language cultures in ELT

M104

Monal Dewle

(English and Foreign Languages University)

 

A study of linguistic and textual features in report writing

LT-N003

Deyuan He

(City University of Hong Kong)

 

The preferred pedagogic models and norms in China in the context of world Englishes

M108

Des Moriarty

(Chiu Chow Association Secondary School)

 

Error correction or marking areas? A strategy to improve teaching and learning in listening in English

M110

Amy Binbin Dai

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

The effects of working memory and recasts on L2 development on task-based interaction

10.20-10.45

M103

Yuka Ishikawa

(Nagoya Institute of Technology)

 

Gender images in language: A comparison among the US, China, and Japan

M104

Ivy Ng

(St Rose Lima’s College)

 

 

Implementing peer feedback in a form 5 writing classroom

LT-N003

Yueyuan Li

(Lingnan University)

 

 

An investigation of the interruption behavior of English as lingua franca (ELF) speakers

M108

June Jun Jin

(University of Hong Kong)

 

Students’ perceptions of silence in spoken English interaction in problem-based learning

M110

Gavin Xiaoyue Bei

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

Lexical performance in L2 speaking tasks

10.50-11.15

Candy Shuk Ling Lee

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

“Rape” talk: An analysis of Hong Kong undergraduates’ conversations and perception about rape

 

Veena Nair

(English and Foreign Languages University)

 

Task complexity and second language writing

 

 

 

 

 

Darren Bryant

(University of Hong Kong)

 

Revisiting native-speaking teachers of English in Hong Kong

Winnie Lee

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

Reducing student reticence through teacher interaction strategy

 

 

Mable Chan

(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 

What learning contract reveals about university students’ attitude towards English language learning and the pedagogical implications

11.20-11.45

Amy Chui

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

 

 

The use of syntactic features in Hong Kong students’ spoken English

 

 

 

M103

Shin’ichiro Ishikawa

(Kobe University)

 

 

 

 

A corpus-based study on writer-reader visibility seen in English essays written by Japanese and Chinese learners of English

 

M104

Vaughan Rapatahana

(San Wui Commerical Society Secondary School)

 

English Language as Hydra

 

 

 

 

 

LT-N003

Christina DeCoursey

(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 

 

 

“Not as boring as I think”:  Using drama instructional techniques in the Hong Kong tertiary context

 

 

M108

Ricky Lam

(Hong Kong Institute of Education)

 

 

 

Pedagogical and theoretical implications of two portfolio assessment approaches: Writing for learning or writing for evaluation?

 

M110

11.55-12.45

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

English as an Asian lingua franca and the multilingual model of ELT

Prof. Andy Kirkpatrick

Hong Kong Institute of Education

 

LT – N003

12.45-2.00

Lunch

 

parallel sessions

2.00-2.25

M103

Xiangdong Liu

(University of Western Sydney)

 

 

A comparison between the discourse functions of the “shi…de” construction in Chinese and the no da construction in Japanese

M104

Chilin Wang

(National Taiwan university of Science and Technology)

 

Language socialization: Cross-cultural interactions in a study abroad context

LT-N003

Dora Zeping Huang

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

 

The effect of lexical input on L2 composition: A corpus-informed approach

 

M108

Yongyan Zheng

(University of Hong Kong)

 

 

Chinese EFL learners’ vocabulary development and influencing factors: A longitudinal multiple-case study

 

M110

Clarice S. C. Chan

(University of Hong Kong)

 

 

Sociocultural aspects of task-based language learning in ESP contexts

2.30-2.55

M103

Supakorn Phoocharoensil

(Chulalongkorn University)

 

Learners’ relative clauses in relation to universals and transfer

M104

Xiaohua Liang

(University of Hong Kong)

 

 

Play and language play in an English immersion context in Mainland China

LT-Noo3

Jan Zhan Wang

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

 

‘Meaning-priority’ in L2 speech production: Evidence from strategic and on-line planning

M-108

Min Liu & David D. Qian

(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 

An exploration into the New College English Test Band Four: A comparative study

M110

Ivy Lingwei Kong

(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 

 

Financial promotion in Hong Kong: A genre study of bank brochures

3.00-3.25

Christie Wai Ling Law

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

The systematicity of vowel realizations in Hong Kong English

Li Yingchun

(Southwestern University of Finance and Economics)

 

Is pedagogical democracy an educational model in the language classroom: A Chinese example

Amy Ying Yuk Kong

(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

 

 

Disambiguating recasts with enhanced salience in task-based interaction

 

Shu-hui Yu

(Ling Tung University)

 

 

 

Rater variability in assessing EFL learners’ pragmatic competence

 

 

Wai Ling Yuen

(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 

 

(How) Do Front Office staff use directives in the service encounters with guests?

 

3.30-3.55

Andrew Sewell

(Lingnan University)

 

 

 

Patterns of variation in Hong Kong English phonology

 

 

 

 

M103

Michelle Mingyue Gu

(Hong Kong Institute of Education)

 

 

Identities constructed in difference: English language learners in China

 

 

 

M104

Simon Shiu Yip Chan

(University of Hong Kong)

 

 

Potential of grammar consciousness-raising tasks in promoting learners' cognitive engagement with the grammar items concerned

LT-Noo3

Yuanshan Chen

(National Chin-yi University of Technology)

 

Rating L2 pragmatics: What does holistic scoring really mean?

 

 

 

 

M-108

Lancy Fung

(Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

 

 

Managing indirectness at critical moments

 

 

 

 

 

M110

3.55-4.10

BREAK

4.10-4.35

 

 

LT-Noo3

Chun-rao Deng & David Carless

(University of Hong Kong)

 

Task-based language teaching in Chinese contexts: Challenges and possibilities

M-108

Jing Huang

(Hong Kong Baptist University)

 

 

The first year in university: Loss, confusion, and puzzlement

 

 

 

4.45-6.00

PANEL DISCUSSION

Getting published: Multiple voices

David Careless, Andy Xuesong Gao and Becky Kwan

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Institute of Education & City University of Hong Kong

LT – N003