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Dr LAW Yuen Yi, Ellie
Senior Lecturer


Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, HKU
M.A. in Applied Linguistics, HKU
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (English), HKU
B.A. (Double majors: English Studies and Geography), HKU

Telephone: 3411 5825
Office: OEE1009


Prior to joining the Language Centre of HKBU, Ellie has taught a range of academic English and English-in-the-Discipline courses at the University of Hong Kong. She was involved in course coordination, curriculum development, assessment design and postgraduate teaching and supervision. She is interested in promoting learner autonomy with her students in order to equip them with lifelong learning skills.

  • Learner autonomy
  • Self-access language learning
  • English across the curriculum

  • Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong
  • English Language Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • General Research Fund: Co-Investigator, Towards Automatic Tracking of Student Responses to Teacher Feedback in Draft Revision (2016-17)
  • Teaching Development Grant: Co-Investigator, Blending Academic and Professional Literacies - Developing an English-in-the-discipline Course for Social Work with Genre Pedagogy (2014-15)


Conference presentations:

  • Law, E. (2017, Nov 16). How can the development of learner autonomy be evaluated in an Academic English course context? Paper presented at the online LAb session at the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education, Kanda University of International Studies, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Law, E. (2016, June 29-July 3). Developing independent lifelong learners- Is it a realistic curriculum goal? Paper presented at the European Conference on Language Learning, IAFOR, Brighton, the United Kingdom.
  • Law, E. (2015, May 1-3). Principles for integrating self-access language learning into taught English courses. Paper presented at the Asian Conference on Language Learning, IAFOR, Kobe, Japan.
  • Law, E. (2014, June 12-14). Promoting learner autonomy through a SALL component of a taught English enhancement course. Paper presented at the Independent Learning Association Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.


  • University English I
  • Writing Enhancement Course