Dr Wong, Lai Yin May 王麗賢
- Structural features of English in Hong Kong
- Chinese-English/English-Chinese parallel texts and the theory of translation and language teaching
- Quantitative approaches to Chinese grammar
- Language teaching and learning in Hong Kong (with particular regard to data-driven learning)
- Keyness and frequency phenomena in texts
May Wong earned her PhD from Lancaster University (UK) and obtained both her bachelor’s (first class hons.) and M Phil’s degrees at the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are in corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics and semiotics. She has published work on corpus-based analyses of Hong Kong English and English-Chinese translations in leading peer-reviewed journals such as Linguistics, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Journal of Pragmatics and Languages in Contrast. More recently, she has started to carry out some work on the integration of corpus linguistics and cognitive linguistics as well as social-semiotic approaches to visual communication with a focus on multimodality, culture and heritage.
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