|Date||1 August 2023 (Tuesday)|
|Time||09:30 – 11:00|
|Name of the activity||Language Studies with Big Data|
|Introduction of activity||This workshop provides an opportunity for participants to learn about modern digital technology in language studies. At this workshop, participants will learn more about the use of corpus-based learning tools to enhance cultural understanding of English use and learn new vocabulary words.
The instructor will lead the participants through a shared discovery of the data-based language learning integrating problem-solving skills, collaborative learning and presentation.
Participants are highly encouraged to bring their devices for in-class activities (e.g., laptop or tablet).
|Format of Activity||Demo Lecture / Workshop|
|Medium of Instruction||English|
|Introduction to Instructor(s)||Mr. Rhett YU
Department of English
Mr. Yu obtained an MA in English (Applied English Linguistics) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include corpus linguistics, lexico-semantics, and Hong Kong learner English. Mr. Yu is an advocate of using corpus-based or corpus-informed materials in the classroom, and in doing so raising students’ awareness of natural and authentic language, thus enhancing their language learning experience.
|School / Department||Department of English|
|Related Undergraduate Programme(s)||Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English|