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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.
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
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