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Mr BURGE Dan
Lecturer II

Qualifications:

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Lancaster University, U.K.)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Tourism Management (The University of Wales, U.K.)

Telephone: 3411 7040
Email: danburge@hkbu.edu.hk
Office: OEM902(G)


BIO

Dan Burge has worked as an English Instructor in mostly tertiary and adult education for the last 10 years. Before teaching at Baptist University, he worked for a few years at The University of Macau.


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Grammar Acquisition
  • L1 usage in an L2 classroom
  • Public Speaking

SERVICES AT HKBU
  • Coordinator of the 16th English Speaking Contest, held on the 12th of April, 2018, by The Language Centre at The Hong Kong Baptist University.
  • Coordinator of the 15th English Speaking Contest, held on the 3rd of April, 2017, by The Language Centre at The Hong Kong Baptist University.
  • Coordinator of Credit bearing course, Comprehension of Modern Spoken English: Culture and Context (LANG2046).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS OR CREATIVE WORKS

Seminar Presentations

  • Burge, D.J. (2017). Presented a paper entitled “Comprehension of Implied Meaning”.
    Presentation at the HKBU Language Centre English Teaching Development Seminar, Hong Kong, China on the 5th of December, 2017.

Conference Presentations

  • Burge, D.J. (2018). Presented a paper entitled “Comprehending Implied Meaning through Culture and Context”.
    Presentation at the Education University of Hong Kong International Conference on English Language Education in the Chinese Context, Hong Kong, China.
  • Burge, D.J. (2017). Presented a paper entitled “Comprehension of Implied Meaning”.
    Presentation at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University International Conference on ESP, new technologies and digital learning, Hong Kong, China.
  • Burge, D.J. (2016). Presented a paper entitled “Intensive Grammar”.
    Presentation at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University 11th ISTETL International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level: Rethinking ELT in Higher Education, Hong Kong, China.
  • Burge, D.J. (2015). Presented a paper entitled “Native English Teachers using Basic Cantonese in ESL Classrooms”.
    Presentation at the University of Macau ELC English Language Teaching International Conference, Macau, China.
  • Burge, D.J. (2014). Presented a paper entitled “Learning English outside the classroom through activities”.
    Presentation at the University of Macau ELC English Language Teaching International Conference, Macau, China.

COURSES TAUGHT

Credit bearing courses

  • University English 1 (GCLA1008)
  • University English 2 (GCLA1009)
  • Comprehension of Modern Spoken English: Culture and Context (LANG2046)

Non-credit bearing courses

  • Speaking Enhancement Service (SES)
  • Writing Enhancement Service (WES)
  • English Grammar (SUPE2260)
  • Improving your Speaking (SUPE0050)
  • Intensive IELTS preparation course: Speaking (SUPE2242)
  • Intensive IELTS preparation courses: Speaking and Listening (SUPE2240 + SUPE2241)
  • Show Your Talent: The 16th English Speaking Contest Workshops (SUPW0019-00001 + SUPW0019-00002)