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Dr CHAN, Jim Y.H.

Personal Particulars

Dr CHAN, Jim Y.H.

陳以謙

B.Sc., PGDE, MAELS, MAELT, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Division of English Language Education

Tel: (852) 3917 6107

Location: Room 653, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

World Englishes (WE), English as a lingua franca (ELF), Language attitudes and identity, Bilingual education, Phonology, ELT materials design

Awards

Faculty of Humanities Distinguished Thesis Award

Fawzia Braine Memorial Award for the Best Journal Article Published by a Novice Scholar

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships 

Projects

Developing a lingua franca approach for English language education in Hong Kong. Principal investigator, Early Career Scheme (ECS), Research Grants Council  (2016-2019)

English language Education in Hong Kong: Tracing the development of the changing ideologies and methodologies in curricula, assessments and textbooks. Principal investigator, HKU Seed Funding Research (2015-2017).

Publications

Chan, J. Y. H. (2016). Contextualising a pedagogical model in English-language education: The case of Hong Kong. World Englishes. doi: 10.1111/weng.12184

Chan, J. Y. H. (2016). Stakeholders’ perceptions of language variation, English language teaching and language use: The case of Hong Kong. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. doi: 10.1080/01434632.2016.1145226​

Chan, J. Y. H. (2016). The Fine-tuning medium-of-instruction policy in Hong Kong: A case study of the changing school-based test papers in science subjects. Education Journal, 44(1), 159-193.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2015). A multi-perspective investigation of attitudes towards English accents in Hong Kong: Implications for pronunciation teaching. TESOL Quarterly. doi: 10.1002/tesq.218

Chan, J. Y. H. (2014). Fine-tuning language policy in Hong Kong education: Stakeholders’ perceptions, practices and challenges. Language and Education, 28(5), 459-476.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2014). Exposure to accents and pronunciation modelling: A case study of a secondary school in Hong Kong. The International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 24(3), 390–415.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2014). An evaluation of the pronunciation target in Hong Kong’s ELT curriculum and materials: Influences from WE and ELF? Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 3(1), 143-168.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). A week in the life of a ‘finely tuned’ secondary school in Hong Kong. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 34(5), 411-430.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). Contextual variation and Hong Kong English. World Englishes, 32(1), 54-74.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). The role of situational authenticity in English language textbooks. RELC Journal, 44(3), 303-317.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). Towards a lingua franca pedagogical model in the Hong Kong classroom: A sociolinguistic enquiry. Asian EFL Journal, 15(3), 183-216.

Chan, J. Y. H., & Evans, S. (2011). Choosing an appropriate pronunciation model for the ELT classroom: A Hong Kong perspective. Journal of Asia TEFL, 8(4), 1-24.  

Professional Community Services

Outreach officer, Hong Kong Association of Applied Linguistics (HKAAL)

Reviewer for TESOL Quarterly, Language Policy, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, System, Language Awareness, Journal of Further and Higher Education, Education Journal, The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Linguistics and the Human Sciences

Others

CONFERENCE PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS

Chan, J. Y. H. (2016). Perceptions and experiences of ELF among students, teachers and professionals in Hong Kong: Implications for English language teaching. Presentation at the Ninth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca. University of Lleida. 26-29 June, 2016.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2015). Sounding like a native speaker of English in international communication – does it matter? The implications of accent variation for careers. The University of Science and Technology. 29 April 2015.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2014). Contextualising a pedagogical model in English-language education: The case of Hong Kong. Presentation in research seminar, Faculty of Education. The University of Hong Kong. 12 December, 2014.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). An evaluation of the globalised ELT curriculum and materials in Hong Kong. Paper at the 19th Conference of the International Association for World Englishes (IAWE). Arizona State University. 16-18 November, 2013.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). Herry Widdowson’s Doctoral Workshop. Presentation at the Sixth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca. Roma Tre University. 4-7 September, 2013.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). Accent acceptability in Hong Kong: Implications for designing ELF language awareness activities. Paper at the Sixth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca. Roma Tre University. 4-7 September, 2013.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). Contextual variation and Hong Kong English. Paper at the Hong Kong Association of Applied Linguistics (HAAL) Awardees’ Night. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 3 June, 2013.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2013). How is authenticity constructed in localised secondary ELT textbooks? Paper at the Fourth PolySystemic Language & Educational Symposium. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 30 May, 2013.

Chan, J. Y. H. (2012). Which pronunciation model in the local secondary classroom? An ethnographic case study of the fine-tuning MOI policy in Hong Kong. Paper at the 18th Conference of the International Association for World Englishes (IAWE). City University of Hong Kong and Sun Yat-sen University. 6-9 December, 2012.

Wong, C., & Chan, J. Y. H. (2012). How ‘fine’ is fine-tuning of Medium of Instruction (MOI) policy in local schools? Paper at the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong - Annual Research Forum (LSHK-ARF). The Hong Kong Institute of Education. 1 December, 2012.

 

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