Date1 August 2023 (Tuesday)
Time09:30 – 11:00
Name of the activityLanguage Studies with Big Data
Introduction of activityThis 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 ActivityDemo Lecture / Workshop
Medium of InstructionEnglish
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 / DepartmentDepartment of English
Related Undergraduate Programme(s)Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English

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