TEACHING


POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION

Nanyang Technological University

Primary supervisor

  • XU Duoduo (PhD, transferred in January 2015 to Chinese Division)
  • Zhao Jing (student of Central Minzu University in Beijing; she visited August-November 2014 to work with me on information structure in the Yi language)
  • Gao Tao (student of Southwest JiaoTong University in China; she visited January-June 2015 to work with me on the Qiang language)
Co-supervisor
  • NAKAGAWA Takashi (PhD, due 2016)
  • Zakaria Muhammad (PhD, due 2017)
  • LE Tuan Anh (PhD, due 2017)
  • Qi Fei (Chinese Division, PhD, due 2019)
  • Soh Jyrminn (MA, due 2017)
  • ZHENG Wuxi (PhD, 2015 at National University of Singapore; as she was documenting a Qiang dialect, one of my areas of expertise, her department asked me to supervise her)


La Trobe University
Primary supervisor

  • Henriette Daudey (PhD, 2014-continued to supervise her even after I left La Trobe University)
  • Bernadette Knewstubb (PhD, 2012)
  • David Sangdong (PhD, 2012)
  • Roberto Daniel Zariquiey-Biondi (PhD, 2011, with distinction)
  • Rebecca Hanson (PhD, 2011)
  • Jingyi Du (PhD, 2011)
  • Rik de Busser (PhD, 2009)
  • Seino van Breugel (PhD, 2009)
  • Namgay Thinley (MA by Research, 2008)
  • Chung Ya-ting (PhD, 2008)
  • Theresa Savage (PhD, 2006)
Co-supervisor
  • Paul Hastie (PhD)
  • Ian Tupper (PhD, 2012)
  • Friedel Martin Frowein (PhD, 2011)
  • Cathryn Yang (PhD, 2010)
  • Prang Thiengburanathum, (PhD, 2010)
  • Ken Manson (PhD, 2010)
  • David Yoong (PhD, 2009)
  • Jamin Pelkey (PhD, 2009)


City University of Hong Kong
Principal Supervisor

  • HUANG Chenglong (PhD, 2004)
  • NG Wai Man, Raymond (MA Thesis, 2002)
  • CHAN Man Ho, Benny (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • CHAN Yuk Ling, Cindy (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • KAN Pui Kuen, Kan (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • LAU Wing Mei, Winnie (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • LEE Yuet Ying, Edith (MA Thesis, 2001; Won LSHK 2002 Outstanding Thesis Award)
  • LEUNG Tun Yu, Emily (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • Tam Sau Ngan, Eliza (MA Thesis, 2000)
  • Ngai Shun Yin, Anna (MA Thesis, 2000)
  • CHOY Shun Yin, Helen (MA Thesis, 2000)
  • Chan Shuk Hang, Bonald (MA Thesis, 1999)
  • Chan Chi Fai, Fiorence (MA Thesis, 1999)
  • Sum Hill Wah, Helen (MA Thesis, MALL; 1999)
  • Tse Ping Sum, Portia (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Yu Pik Yiu, Janet (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Chan Wing Yiu, Ronald (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Luk Man Shan, Donna (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Cheung Lan-sze, Nancy (MA Thesis, 1997)
  • Lum Suk Ching, Virginia (MA Thesis, 1997)
PhD Committee Member
  • Hu Fang (2003)
  • Wu Qing (2003)
  • Liu Danqing (2000)
MPhil Committee member
  • Li Po Yee (2005)
  • Khioe Fung Wah (2005)
  • Chao Shuen, Stella (2000)
  • Fung Wing Nga (2000)
  • Lau Sze Lok (2000)
  • Ng Miu Kwan, Kennis (2000)


CLASSROOM TEACHING AND UNDERGRADUATE SUPERVISION

Nanyang Technological University

Academic Year
Course code/name
Teaching
Load (%)
Enrolment
AY2012
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
11
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
30
AY2013
HG7004 Advanced Morphosyntax
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 1)
100%
8
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
28
AY2014
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
24
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
26
AY2015
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
22
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
26
HG2003 Phonetics and Phonology
(1st year subject; Sem 2)
100% of lectures
105
AY2016
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
25
HG2035 The Structure of English
(2nd year subject; Sem 1)
100%
105

Honours Thesis (Final Year Project) Supervision:

  • 2013-14
    • QUEK Huan Ting, Geraldine (Sem 1)
    • TAN Xue Er, Cheryl (Sem 2) (Sem 2)
    • Hafiza Binte Jumat (Sem 2) (Sem 2)
  • 2014-15
    • Amanda FOO Limin (Sem 1)
    • Elissa Low Jia Min (Sem 1)
    • Olivia NG Linhui (Sem 2)
    • Lau Tsin Ning (Sem 2)
  • 2015-16
    • Phyllis Lo Yiling (Sem 1)
    • Kerensa Chew Maine (Sem 2)
    • Glenda Khoo Li Yan (Sem 2)
    • Wong Ai Lynn, Ruoen (Sem 2)

  • La Trobe University
    Subjects taught (all undergraduate—no postgraduate subjects are offered):

    • Syntax: The relationship between meaning and structure (3rd year subject)
    • Semantics and Pragmatics: The relationship between meaning and use (3rd year subject)
    • The Nature of Language (1st year subject)
    • Language in Society (sociology of language and variationist studies; 2nd year subject)


    City University of Hong Kong
    Postgraduate subjects taught:

    • Contrastive Grammar of Chinese and English
    • Chinese Linguistic Structures
    • Language Universals and Linguistic Typology
    • Historical Linguistics
    • Studies in Sociolinguistics
    • Discourse Studies
    • Linguistics for Translators & Interpreters

    Undergraduate subjects taught:

    • Semantics and Pragmatics
    • Text Linguistics
    • Discourse Analysis
    • Contrastive Linguistics
    • Practical Stylistics for Translators

    Honours Thesis Supervision:

    • 1999-2000
      • Chan Yuen Fan
      • Cheung Lok Ki
      • Lam Mei Kwan
      • Lim Wai Ching
    • 1998-1999
      • Huang Chia Wen, Carmen
      • Chan Lai Man
      • Tang Yee Chui, Chloe
    • 1997-1998
      • Mak Wan Man, Janet
      • Kwok Pik Yu, Ivy
      • Cheng Chau Ngan, Venus
    • 1996-1997
      • Leung Yuk Ki
      • Wong Ka Yee, Irene


    National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)
    Subjects taught (all to PhD level postgraduate students):

    • Pragmatics
    • Functional Grammar
    • Tibeto-Burman Linguistics