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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
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

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

  • 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 OR CREATIVE WORKS

Publications

  • Selected Papers from the 2007 Annual Research Forum of the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (Editor)
  • 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.
  • Focus Effects on Cantonese Tones: An Acoustic Study. Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France, April 11-13, 2002, p. 467-470. [The work has been cited in at least 10 refereed journal papers, some of which were published in top-tier phonetics journals.]

Conference Presentations

  • 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.
  • A Pronunciation CD-ROM for Cantonese Speakers of English. RELC Seminar, Singapore, April 18-20, 2005.
  • Pronunciation Teaching in Hong Kong: A Multimedia Approach. ASIA CALL 2003, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 2-5, 2003.
  • Interlanguage Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching to Cantonese Learners of English. The 35th International Annual IATEFL Conference, Brighton, UK, April 17-21, 2001.
  • (with Lau, Chunfat) 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

  • GCLA1008 - University English I
  • GCLA1009 - University English II
  • LANG2210/LANG2037 - Advanced English Pronunciation for Professional Communication
  • GDAR1037/LANG2020 - English in the World Today

Supplementary Courses/Workshops

  • Cantonese I
  • 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)