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Ms MAN Ching Han, Vicky
Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:

M.A. in Linguistics (University of Victoria)
B.A. in Linguistics (Simon Fraser University)
Cert. in TESL (Simon Fraser University)

Telephone: 3411 2442
Email: vickyman@hkbu.edu.hk
Office: OEE805(A)


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • World Englishes
  • Pronunciation Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Acoustic Phonetics
  • Speech prosody

GRANTS, AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Research Grants

Projects/Research Involvement
2016-Present

Project Co-Leader
UGC Funding Scheme for Teaching and Learning Related Project
Project: “Language Enhancement for Capstone Projects Using Interactive Apps”
Principal Project Leaders: Julia Chen & Winnie Yu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

2012-Present

HKBU DELTA Coordinator
UGC-Funded Inter-Institutional Project
Project: “The Further Development and Implementation of the DELTA: A Web-based English Language Diagnostic Assessment and Tracking System for University Students in Hong Kong”
Principal Investigator: Alan Urmston (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

2009-2011

Co-Investigator
Hong Kong Baptist University-Teaching Development Grant
Project: Developing an English Pronunciation Course in a ‘World Englishes’ Context

2003-2005

Principal Investigator
Hong Kong Baptist University-Teaching Development Grant
Project: CD-ROM on English Intonation, Stress, and Rhythm

2001-2002

Evaluating English Accents Worldwide
James Green (Coordinator)
Department of Anthropology, University of Otago, New Zealand

Professional Services (Selected)

2018-2019

Expert Panelist
Textbook Revision Study
Hong Kong Consumer Council

2013

Program Committee Member
International Conference on Phonetics of the Languages in China (ICPLC-2013)
Organizer: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong

2010-2011

Local Executive Committee Member
The 17th International Congress of Phonetic Science (ICPhS 2011)
Organizer: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong

2007

Chair, Organizing Committee
Annual Research Forum
Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK)

2012-Present

Member, Jyutping Promotion Group
Linguistic Society of Hong Kong

2008-2010 Vice President, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong
2009-2010 Editor, Newsletter of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong
2004-2008 Communication Officer, Linguistic Society of Hong Kong

Services at HKBU (Selected)

  • Publicity Coordinator, Language Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Newsletter Committee Member, Arts Faculty, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Course Coordinator, University English I (GCLA1008)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Publications

  • (Editor) Selected Papers from the 2007 Annual Research Forum of The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Linguistic Society of Hong Kong, 2007.
  • Using a CALL Approach in Pronunciation Teaching. Proceedings of the Korea Association of Teachers of English International Conference, Seoul, Korea, June 23-24, 2006, p. 446-450.
  • CD-ROM: Improving your Pronunciation for Chinese Speakers of English (with Tony Hung), 2005.
  • Focus Effects on Cantonese Tones: An Acoustic Study. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France, April 11-13, 2002, p. 467-470.

Conference Presentations

  • (C. Chan, G. Lim, V. Man, C. Davis & E. Tsang) Colloquium on Mobile App as Supporting Tool in Capstone Project Writing for Undergraduate Students.Continuing Professional Development Symposium 2019 for Hong Kong University Language Centres (HKCPD 2019), The University of Science and Technology, June 5, 2019.
  • (V. Man, A. Lee & O. Orekoya) Inter-departmental Collaboration on Writing Support for Humanities Capstone Projects. The 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum (EAC) Conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 3-5, 2018.
  • (J. Chen, C. Chan, V. Man, K. Tong & J. Lai) Colloquium on Helping Students from Different Disciplines with Final Year/Capstone Project: Supervisors’ and Students’ Needs and Requests. The 2nd International Conference on English Across the Curriculum (EAC) Conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 3-5, 2018.
  • (J. Chen, V. Man, C. Davis, E. Tsang & C. Chan) Colloquium on English Across the Curriculum: Helping Students with their Capstone Project. Continuing Professional Development Symposium for Hong Kong University Language Centres (HKCPD), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, May 31, 2018.
  • (V. Man & J. Ricci) Reassessing Listening in an EAP Course. Faces of English 2, CAES International Conference, The University of Hong Kong, June 1, 2017.
  • (V. Man) CD-ROM on Teaching Pronunciation to Chinese Speakers of English. JALTCALL, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business, Nagoya, Japan, May 31-June 1, 2008.
  • (V. Man) Evaluating the Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Teaching: A Case Study in Hong Kong. The 6th Chulalongkorn University Language Institute International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, November 27-29, 2006.
  • (V. Man) A Pronunciation CD-ROM for Cantonese Speakers of English. RELC Seminar, Singapore, April 18-20, 2005.
  • (V. Man) Pronunciation Teaching in Hong Kong: A Multimedia Approach. ASIA CALL 2003, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 2-5, 2003.
  • (V. Man) Interlanguage Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching to Cantonese Learners of English. The 35th International Annual IATEFL Conference, Brighton, UK, April 17-21, 2001.
  • (C. Lau & V. Man) Pronunciation of English As a Result of Cantonese Influence Among Chinese Students in Hong Kong. Annual Research Forum, The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong, Dec 10-11, 2000.

COURSES TAUGHT

Credit-Bearing Courses

  • UCLC1008 - University English I
  • UCLC1009 - University English II
  • LANG2037 - Advanced English Pronunciation for Professional Communication
  • GDAR1037 - English in the World Today

Supplementary Courses/Workshops

  • Learning Cantonese the Easy Way: Part 1 Eating Out
  • Learning Cantonese the Easy Way: Part 2 Getting Around
  • CRE & JRE Workshops
  • IELTS Preparation Courses (Speaking, Listening, Writing, Reading)