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Research & Development

Theme A: Chinese or English language pedagogy to cater for diversified needs of learners

Project Grantee
Developing a learner-directed metacognitive writing approach to facilitate teacher feedback and peer feedback in the context of second language writing The University of Hong Kong
Developing an intelligibility-oriented approach to teaching and assessing English pronunciation in Hong Kong The University of Hong Kong
Gamifying primary students' reading process through an online battle platform: factors for success and obstacles to be overcome The University of Hong Kong
The use of perceptual training in a mobile application to improve Chinese reading performance in children with dyslexia The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Theme B:  Learning of Chinese language of non-Chinese speaking (NCS) learners

Project Grantee
An action research on learning patterns & strategies of Chinese characters for non-Chinese speaking students in Hong Kong The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Foundational Chinese literacy skills for non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students: an intervention research The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Supporting ethnic minority students' Chinese language learning through enhancing extramural Chinese social media use The University of Hong Kong
The acquisition of Cantonese tones and initials by Hindi-Urdu students at Hong Kong primary and secondary schools The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The effects of family socialisation on second-generation South Asian adolescents in Hong Kong: academic identity construction and second language learning The Education University of Hong Kong

 

Theme C:  Chinese language learning or English language exposure of learners in early years

Project Grantee
Children's literature in English language teaching for primary students in Hong Kong (CLELT) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Improving children's Chinese literacy performance by developing an educational computer game for training morphological skills The Education University of Hong Kong
"Speaking Your Language"- an investigation of Cantonese child directed speech by South Asian, immigrant Chinese, and local Hong Kong mothers The University of Hong Kong

 

Theme D:  Assessment literacy of teachers in Chinese or English language education

Project Grantee
An exploratory study of language assessment training in Hong Kong: trends, quality and development Hong Kong Baptist University
Developing an intelligibility-oriented approach to teaching and assessing English pronunciation in Hong Kong The University of Hong Kong

 

Theme E:  Chinese and/or English language use and proficiency of working adults

Project Grantee
Communicative needs of Chinese professionals in Hong Kong The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Investigating the Chinese and English language proficiency of tertiary students in Hong Kong: perspectives from the Hong Kong subset of the multilingual student translation corpus Hong Kong Baptist University
Multimedia annotations for vocabulary acquisition: modes, modalities, application, effects and pedagogical implications The Education University of Hong Kong
Phonetic and phonological characteristics of workplace English produced by university graduates in Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong

Note: The above projects are planned to be completed by late 2020.