Dr LI Bin of CityU’s Department of Linguistics and Translation conducted a survey on ethnic minority students in Hong Kong to examine their proficiency levels and attitudes of the main languages in use.
(Video in Cantonese only with bilingual subtitles) Feeling anxious about your examination? In this video, Dr John LEE of CityU’s Department of Linguistics and Translation introduces the first Cantonese counselling chatbot developed by his team which offers support and counselling advice to students who suffer from academic issues, test anxiety or loneliness. He also explains how his research team facilitates the chatbot development.
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.