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Dr LAI Mee Ling

Qualifications:
  • BA, PCEd HKU
  • MA CPHK, EdD Durham

 

Contact

Email:

mllai@ied.edu.hk

Office:
B4-1/F-40 Department of English Language Education 
Hong Kong Institute of Education 
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po Hong Kong
Tel:
2948 7231


Teaching Interests

  • ELT Methodology
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Bilingual Education
  • Sociolinguistics


Research Interests

  • Language Education, Society and Culture

 

Selected Publications

 

Paper Presentations at Conferences

  • Lai, M. L. (2006). Gender and language attitudes in post-colonial Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 11th English in South-east Asia Conference. University of Curtin, Perth Australia.

  • Lai, M. L. (2005). Language vitality in post-colonial Hong Kong through the eyes of students. Paper presented at the 10th English in South-east Asia Conference. University of Brunei.

  • Lai, M. L. & Chow, A. (2005) Improving grammar teaching through learning study. Paper presented at the 17th International Symposium on Theoretical & Applied Linguistics, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • Lai, M. L. (2004). Interaction between Medium of Instruction, Identity, Language Attitudes and L2 Achievement. International Conference on Language in Education, December, 2004. Hong Kong Institute of Education.

  • Chow, A & Lai, M. L. (2004). Teachers as Action Researchers: Community-Based Inquiry into ELT Planning and Practices. Paper presented at the International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) World Assembly, Hong Kong.

  • Lai, M. L. (2003). Cultural Identity and Language Attitudes in Post-colonial Hong Kong. Paper presented at the International Conference of Language, Education and Diversity, University of Waikato, New Zealand, Nov. 27, 2003.

  • Lai, M. L. (2003). New Directions for Language Attitudes Studies in Hong Kong, Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference of Education, Jan. 2003.

 

School Consultancy Services (Selected)

2007-2009

Consultant of Staff Development Programme at Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School.

2006-2007

Academic Consultant for the Learning Study Project at Heep Woh College.

2006-2007

Consultant of Staff Development Programme at Ching Chung Hau Po Woon Secondary School.

2006-2007

Consultant of Staff Development Programme at Yaumati Catholic Primary School (HWR).

2004-2005

Academic Consultant of the Learning Study Project at Kwok Tak Seng Catholic Secondary School.

 

 
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