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http://caes.hku.hk/facesofenglish2 | e: [email protected] | Rm 6.60, 6/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Please visit caes.hku.hk/facesofenglish2 for full details Faces of English 2: Teaching and Researching Academic and Professional English 1-3 June 2017, University of Hong Kong REGISTER NOW Faces of English 2 at HKU The conference aims to provide a platform for academics, researchers, practitioners and research students from around the world to discuss issues related to academic and professional English. In particular, the conference focuses on the analysis, description and teaching of English for academic and professional purposes. Participants will share innovative classroom ideas and practices on themes related to: Assessment, Context, Curriculum Design, Genre, Pedagogy, Planning and Policy, Research Methods and Methodology. Full Conference Registration for Presenters Non-Student Presenters: HKD2,000. Register online by 1 March 2017. Full-time Student Presenters: HKD1,500. Register online by 1 March 2017. Full Conference Registration includes: + Admission to all presentation sessions + A conference bag containing the conference booklet and stationery + Morning and afternoon tea, and lunch during the conference + Conference Welcome Reception + Cultural activities at the conference + Guided Centre visit (free of charge; sign-up required) Post-conference Workshop HKD300. Register Online by 8 May 2017. Four post-conference workshops will be conducted in parallel 3 June 2017, 15:00 – 17:30 (Sat). Space is limited to 25 people per workshop. Professor Vijay Bhatia Criticality in Genre-based Professional Communication Programmes Professor Janet Holmes Recording and Analysing Workplace Interaction to Assist ESL Learners Professor John Swales Using the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers as an EAP Resource Professor Ann Johns Genre Awareness through EAP Reading-into-Writing Tasks Accommodation Listed below are our recommended plenary hotels: + Hotel Jen 508 Queen’s Road West. (outside HKU Station exit B2) (852) 2974 1234 Special Rate (31 May - 4 June): HKD 1,000 per room per night (Room only) HKD 1,100 per room per night (Room with 1 buffet breakfast) HKD 1,220 per room per night (Room with 2 buffet breakfasts) + Courtyard by Marriott 167 Connaught Road West (10 min from HKU Station exit B1) (852) 3717 8888 Special Rate (31 May - 4 June): HKD1,100 (Deluxe City View Room with 1 Buffet Breakfast) Venue The conference will be held at Yuet Ming Auditorium and Meng Wah Complex on Main Campus, directly accessible by Mass Transit Railway (MTR), exit A2. Conference Dinner Held at The Park Lane Hong Kong. 2 June 2017 (Fri). HKD600 per person. Space is limited. Plenary Speakers Professor Janet Holmes Researching the Impact of “The Culture Order” in Professional Workplace Contexts Emeritus Professor in Linguistics, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Professor Vijay Bhatia Genre as Interdiscursive Performance in Professional Practice Founding President of the LSP and Professional Communication Assoc. for the Asia-Pacific Rim; Former Professor in the Department of English and Communication, City University of Hong Kong Professor Ken Hyland Academic Interaction: Where’s it all Going? Chair Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong Professor Anna Mauranen Academically Speaking: English as the Lingua Franca Professor of English and Vice-Rector, University of Helsinki, Finland Professor John Swales Standardization and its Discontents (with Apologies to Sigmund Freud) Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and former Director of the English Language Institute, University of Michigan, United States Featured Speakers Professor Ann Johns Grappling with Self-Promotion in the Personal Statement: Two Case Studies San Diego State University, United States Professor Azirah Hashim Adversarial and Arbitrative Discourses University of Malaya, Malaysia Professor Brian Paltridge Ethnographic Perspectives on English for Academic Purposes Research The University of Sydney, Australia Dr. Gail Forey The Value of Meaning-focused Metalanguage for Teaching and Learning The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Dr. Jane Lockwood The Many Faces of Workplace English: Research and Development in theTeaching of Business English City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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  • http://caes.hku.hk/facesofenglish2 | e: [email protected] | Rm 6.60, 6/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

    Please visit caes.hku.hk/facesofenglish2 for full details

    Faces of English 2:Teaching and Researching

    Academic and Professional English1-3 June 2017, University of Hong Kong

    REGISTER NOWFaces of English 2 at HKUThe conference aims to provide a platform for academics, researchers, practitioners and research students from around the world to discuss issues related to academic and professional English. In particular, the conference focuses on the analysis, description and teaching of English for academic and professional purposes. Participants will share innovative classroom ideas and practices on themes related to: Assessment, Context, Curriculum Design, Genre, Pedagogy, Planning and Policy, Research Methods and Methodology.

    Full Conference Registration for PresentersNon-Student Presenters: HKD2,000. Register online by 1 March 2017.Full-time Student Presenters: HKD1,500. Register online by 1 March 2017. Full Conference Registration includes: + Admission to all presentation sessions + A conference bag containing the conference booklet and stationery+ Morning and afternoon tea, and lunch during the conference+ Conference Welcome Reception+ Cultural activities at the conference+ Guided Centre visit (free of charge; sign-up required)

    Post-conference WorkshopHKD300. Register Online by 8 May 2017.Four post-conference workshops will be conducted in parallel 3 June 2017,15:00 17:30 (Sat). Space is limited to 25 people per workshop.

    Professor Vijay BhatiaCriticality in Genre-based Professional Communication ProgrammesProfessor Janet HolmesRecording and Analysing Workplace Interaction to Assist ESL LearnersProfessor John SwalesUsing the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers as an EAP ResourceProfessor Ann JohnsGenre Awareness through EAP Reading-into-Writing Tasks

    AccommodationListed below are our recommended plenary hotels: + Hotel Jen508 Queens Road West. (outside HKU Station exit B2) (852) 2974 1234 Special Rate (31 May - 4 June): HKD 1,000 per room per night (Room only) HKD 1,100 per room per night (Room with 1 buffet breakfast) HKD 1,220 per room per night (Room with 2 buffet breakfasts)+ Courtyard by Marriott167 Connaught Road West (10 min from HKU Station exit B1) (852) 3717 8888 Special Rate (31 May - 4 June): HKD1,100 (Deluxe City View Room with 1 Buffet Breakfast)

    VenueThe conference will be held at Yuet Ming Auditorium and Meng Wah Complex on Main Campus, directly accessible by Mass Transit Railway (MTR), exit A2.

    Conference DinnerHeld at The Park Lane Hong Kong. 2 June 2017 (Fri). HKD600 per person. Space is limited.

    Plenary Speakers

    Professor Janet HolmesResearching the Impact of The Culture Order in Professional Workplace ContextsEmeritus Professor in Linguistics, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

    Professor Vijay BhatiaGenre as Interdiscursive Performance in Professional PracticeFounding President of the LSP and Professional Communication Assoc. for the Asia-Pacific Rim; Former Professor in the Department of English and Communication, City University of Hong Kong

    Professor Ken HylandAcademic Interaction: Wheres it all Going?Chair Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of Centre for Applied English Studies,The University of Hong Kong

    Professor Anna MauranenAcademically Speaking: English as the Lingua FrancaProfessor of English and Vice-Rector, University of Helsinki,Finland

    Professor John SwalesStandardization and its Discontents (with Apologies to Sigmund Freud)Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and former Director of the English Language Institute, University of Michigan, United States

    Featured Speakers

    Professor Ann Johns Grappling with Self-Promotion in the Personal Statement: Two Case StudiesSan Diego State University, United States

    Professor Azirah Hashim Adversarial and Arbitrative DiscoursesUniversity of Malaya, Malaysia

    Professor Brian Paltridge Ethnographic Perspectives on English for Academic Purposes ResearchThe University of Sydney, Australia

    Dr. Gail ForeyThe Value of Meaning-focused Metalanguage for Teaching and LearningThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Dr. Jane Lockwood The Many Faces of Workplace English: Research and Development in the Teaching of Business EnglishCity University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong