Linguistics and Translation

21 May 2023

Combatting ‘job-hopping’ isn’t the solution, solidarity with Hong Kong’s migrant domestic workers is

Commenting on the government’s narrative on job-hopping, Professor Lydia CATEDRAL of CityU's Department of Linguistics and Translation revealed migrant domestic workers' struggles during pandemic.
22 December 2023

First Corpus-based Quantitative Exploration of Verb-Frame Distribution in Chinese Textbooks

Textbooks serve as a vital language input for language acquisition, as indicated by usage-based accounts of language acquisition. Prof LIU Meichun and Prof John LEE Sie-yuen from CityU’s Department of Linguistics and Translation conducted a research project analysing verb-frame diversity and distribution trends by difficulty levels based on a corpus of primary school Chinese textbooks.