Developing a lingua franca approach for English language education in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Developing a lingua franca approach for English language education in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Dr Chan, Yee Him Jim   (Principal investigator)
Duration
30
Start Date
2017-01-01
Completion Date
2019-06-30
Amount
660490
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
English as a lingua franca, English language teaching, Communicative competence, Pragmatic skills, English learning goals/targets
Discipline
Education: Research on Teaching & Learning,Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC Early Career Scheme (ECS)
HKU Project Code
27608416
Grant Type
Early Career Scheme (ECS)
Funding Year
2016/2017
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To understand ELT teachers’ strategies for teaching and assessing communicative skills in spoken English. 3 To uncover secondary school students’ experiences of learning communicative skills in spoken English. 4 To develop a lingua franca approach in Hong Kong English language education based on existing sociolinguistic and linguistic resources in the local classroom.