Postgraduate Research Students
YAU Siu Ho Thomas
M.Phil.
Tel:  3943 5711
Office:  Room 304
Research Interests

Applied Cognitive Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Figurative Language and Thought, Technology Enhanced Learning, Language Policy

Selected Publications

PUBLICATION

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  • Yau, T. S-H., & Chun, D. W-S., Luk, F. W-Y., & Chan, S. W-M. (2018). Vocationalization of Secondary Education and Its Relations With Career and Life Planning Education: A Case in Hong Kong. Presented at The HKERA International Conference 2018. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 14 – 15 December.
  • Yau, T. S-H., & Chun, D. W-S., Luk, F. W-Y., & Chan, S. W-M. (2018). Curriculum Transition on Vocational English and its impact to post-secondary English across disciplines: A case in Hong Kong VPET pathway. Presented at 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 4-5 December.
  • Yau, T. S-H., Chun, D. W-S. (2018). Assessment IS Learning (AIL) in Hong Kong: A Distorted Hong Kong Education Climate. Presented at Hong Kong Sociological Association 20th Annual Conference. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1 December.
  • Yau, T. S-H., Chun, D. W-S., Tsang, J. C-H., & Wong, L. K-S. (2018). Vocationalization of English in Hong Kong Secondary’s Curriculum: The Latest Direction and Implications. Presented at The International Conference on Bilingual Learning and Teaching. The Open University of Hong Kong, 25 – 27 October.
  • Yau. T. S-H., & Zhao, H. (2018). Influence of Cross-linguistic Similarity and Semantic Decomposability in L2 Idiom Comprehension: Comparing Chinese-English and English-Chinese Bilinguals. Presented at 12th conference of RaAM – the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor. 27 – 30 June.
  • Yau, T. S-H., & Chun, D. W-S. (2018). The Role of Vocational English within the Learning to Learn 2+ Curriculum: Challenges and Implications. Presented at The International Conference on "English Language Education in the Chinese Context". The Education University of Hong Kong, 4 – 5 May.
  • Yau, T. S-H. (2017). Exploring Big Data with Text Mining: The Application in English for Specific Purposes. Presented at the International Conference on ESP, New Technologies and Digital Learning. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 7 – 9 December.
  • Zhao, H., Yau, T. S-H., Li, K. R., & Wong, N. N-Y. (2016). Teaching Vocabulary with Conceptual Metaphors and Metonymies: Applications in ESL Hong Kong Context. Presented at The 11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level (ISTETL). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 9 – 10 December.