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LEE Siu-lun, Cedric (李兆麟)
Senior Lecturer (UPS Cantonese Division Head and UPS Coordinator)
Telephone: 3943 5913
Office: CS101, Fong Shu Chuen Building
Email: slee@cuhk.edu.hk
College Affiliation: New Asia College

LEE Siu-lun, Cedric (李兆麟) Senior Lecturer (UPS Cantonese Division Head and UPS Coordinator)

Education

Doctor of Education in Applied Linguistics, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
M.A. in Cultural Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
M. Phil. in Applied Linguistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

B.A. (Hons.) in English Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Research Interest

Applied linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Cantonese studies, Language teaching pedagogy


Publications

Books authored

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). Modern Cantonese book 1. London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). Modern Cantonese book 2. London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). Modern Cantonese book 3. London: Routledge.

Books edited

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). The learning and teaching of Cantonese as a second language. London: Routledge.

  • Xie, C., Lee, S.-l., and Wu, W. (2014). Linguistics and CSL teaching and learning: Theories and practices in the training of pragmatic abilities 《語言學與華語二語教學:語用能力培養的理論與實踐》. Hong Kong: Commercial Press.

  • Lee, S.-l., and Tuzlukova, V. (2011). Language, learning and teaching. Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research. 

  • Lee, S.-l., and Wu, W. (2009). Linguistics and teaching Chinese as a second language 《語言學與華語二語教學》. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Journal articles

  • Lee, S.-l. (2020) Learning needs of Cantonese as a second language in Hong Kong tertiary education. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, 17, 460-478. 

  • Lee, S.-l. (2020) Pedagogical foci of teaching Cantonese as a second language. International Journal of Curriculum Development and Learning Measurement, 1, 1-10. 

  • Lee, S.-l. (2018) Modular approaches in eLearning design. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 9, 48-61.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2016). E-learning readiness in language learning. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 7, 23-37. 

  • Lee, S.-l. (2015). Revisiting role-playing activities in foreign language teaching and learning. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, 12, 346-359. 

  • Lee, S.-l. (2014). Teaching Cantonese to mainland undergraduates in Hong Kong 對內地來港本科生的粵語教學, Yue Dialect Research, 16, 49-60.

  • 李兆麟(2012)。 語言教師在課堂活動中對語法及語用的處理,《臺灣華語教學研究》,總第四期,51-68頁。 [Lee, Siu-lun (2012). Language teachers’ treatments of grammar and pragmatics in classroom activities. Taiwan Journal of Chinese as a Second Language, 4, 51-68]

  • Lee, S.-l. (2011). Online components for advanced Chinese reading classes 高班閱讀課的網上課件], Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 2, 1-22. 

Book chapters

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). Introduction: The learning and teaching of Cantonese as a second language. In Lee, Siu-lun (ed.), The learning and teaching of Cantonese as a second language (pp. 1-9). London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). Teaching literacy skills to Cantonese learners. In Lee, Siu-lun (ed.), The learning and teaching of Cantonese as a second language (pp. 67-86). London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2023). Learning, teaching and performing Cantonese on the Internet. In Lee, Siu-lun (ed.), The learning and teaching of Cantonese as a second language (pp. 216-240). London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2021). Synchronous online language teaching in Hong Kong. In Liu, Shijuan (ed.), Teaching the Chinese language remotely: Global cases and perspectives (pp. 235-251). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 

  • Bolton, K., Botha, W., and Lee, S.-l. (2020). Asian linguistic landscapes. In Kingsley Bolton, Werner Botha & Andy Kirkpatrick (eds.), The handbook of Asian Englishes (pp.833-861). Oxford/Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Bolton, K., Botha, W., and Lee, S.-l. (2020). Linguistic landscapes and language contact. In Raymond Hickey (ed.), The handbook of language contact (pp.281-300). Oxford/Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Bolton, K., and Lee, S.-l. (2020). A socio-historical approach to multilingualism in Hong Kong. In Peter Siemund and Jakob Leimgruber (eds.). Multilingual global cities: Hong Kong, Singapore, and Dubai (pp.38-62). London: Routledge.

  • Bolton, K., Bacon-Shone, J., and Lee, S.-l. (2020). Societal multilingualism in Hong Kong. In Peter Siemund and Jakob Leimgruber (eds.), Multilingual global cities: Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore (pp.160-184). London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2019). Teaching and learning Cantonese as a second language: Learners’ attitudes and learning hurdles. In Wakefield, John (ed.), Cantonese as a second language: Issues, experiences and suggestions for teaching and learning (pp.47-66). London: Routledge.

  • Lee, S.-l. (2018). Expatriate Cantonese learners in Hong Kong: Adult L2 learning, identity negotiation, and social pressure. In Velliaris, Donna (ed.), Study abroad contexts for enhanced foreign language learning (pp.106-110). IGI Global.

  • 李兆麟 (2012) 。高班阅读课的网上课件,载 许德宝编,《美国科技与中文教学》, 中国社会科学出版社,199-221页。 [Lee, Siu-lun (2012). Online components for advanced Chinese reading classes, in Xu De Bao (ed.) Technology and Chinese language teaching in the U.S.A., 199-221. Beijing: China Social Science Press.] [Reprint].

Invited Talks

  • (2022)    Realigning the peer tutoring system in language education. CLaSIC 2022 conference, Centre of Language Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1-3 Dec 2022.

  • (2022)    Cultural Understanding and Mutual Respect Through Learning a Second Language in GE Courses. CUHK GE Seminar, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 21 February 2022.

  • (2021)    Multilingual Hong Kong. 2021 Global City Roundtable (2021 全球城市圓桌會議), The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 27 August 2021.

  • (2021)    Teaching Cantonese as a second language. The First International Symposium on Teaching Standard Chinese and Cantonese as a Second Language in Higher Education (TCCSL), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 14 May 2021.

  • (2019) 粵語二語課程設計與教學 [Cantonese as a Second Language: Curriculum design and teaching]. 語文中心講論會,香港浸會大學,2019年4月1日。

  • (2018) Motivations and challenges of adult language learners: Teaching Cantonese as a Second Language. Asia Pacific Symposium at CLaSIC 2018 conference, Centre of Language Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 6-8 Dec 2018.

  • (2017) History and development of Cantonese as a second language teaching materials: Review and discussion. 汉语国际化视野下的汉语全球教育史国际学术研讨会暨世界汉语教育史研究学会第九届年会,华东师范大学,中国上海,2017年10月20-23日。

  • (2014) Revisit role-playing activities in foreign language teaching and learning: Remodelling learners’ cultural identity? Asia Pacific Symposium at CLaSIC 2014 conference organized by the Centre of Language Studies of the National University of Singapore, 4-6 Dec 2014.

  • (2014) Some thoughts on teachers’ training. Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) Forum. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Hong Kong, 23 June 2014.

  • (2014) 香港的粵語二語教學情況: 對內地來港本科生的粵語教學 (Teaching and Learning Cantonese as a Second Language in Hong Kong: Teaching Cantonese for Mainland undergraduates),第二屆粵語論壇,澳門粵方言學會,澳門,2014年7月12日。

  • (2012) Identity negotiation and socio-cultural pressure of learners of Cantonese as a second language in Hong Kong: implications to language teaching methodology, Asia Pacific Symposium at CLaSIC 2012 conference, Centre of Language Studies of the National University of Singapore, Singapore, 6-8 December 2012.

  • (2012) 談粵語二語教學:歷史與發展 (History and development of teaching Cantonese as a second language),第八屆大專中文教學交流會,香港浸會大學語文中心,香港,2014年4月21日。

  • (2010) Succession and development of the use of online platform in advanced level Chinese reading courses, TCLT 6, Ohio State University, U.S.A. , 12-14 June 2010.

Awards And Honors

  • (2022)    Outstanding Teaching Award, Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

  • (2020)    Exemplary Teaching Award in General Education 2020, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

  • (2001)    新雅中國語文研習所優秀教師獎,雅禮中國語文研習所,香港中文大學。 [Best Teacher Award, Yale-China Chinese Language Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong].

Research Funding

Teaching development grants

  • (2023)    (Co-PI) Enhancing Medical Cantonese Proficiency and Development of Medical Cantonese Proficiency Testing. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2023-25 Triennium. (TDLEG 2023-25: HKD984,740)

  • (2023)    (PI) Cantonese Peer Tutoring System. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2023-25 Triennium. (TDLEG 2023-25: HKD371,100)

  • (2023)    (PI) Non-credit-bearing Cantonese Language Courses to CUHK Students. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2023-25 Triennium. (TDLEG 2023-25: HKD510,000)

  • (2022) (Co-PI) Experiencing Chinese Language and Culture. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2019-22 Triennium. (TDLEG 2019-22: HKD202,997)

  • (2022) (PI) Putonghua Language and Culture Micro-modules for International Students. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2019-22 Triennium. (TDLEG 2019-22: HKD190,012)

  • (2021)    (Co-PI) Cantonese as a Second Language Taster Courses for CUHK Students. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2019-22 Triennium. (TDLEG 2019-22: HKD159,944)

  • (2019) (PI) Bridging the Gaps in Cantonese as a Second Language Teaching Materials. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2019-22 Triennium. (TDLEG 2019-22: HKD279,100)

  • (2019) (PI) CSL Tutorial System: Peer Tutoring for CanSL Students. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2019-22 Triennium. (TDLEG 2019-22: HKD426,336)

  • (2019) (PI) CLC Non-credit-bearing Chinese Language Courses in Cantone se and Putonghua to All CUHK Students. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2019-22 Triennium. (TDLEG 2019-22: HKD1,864,194)

  • (2018) (PI) CSL Initiatives: Needs Analysis and Tutorial System. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2016-19 Triennium. (TDLEG 2016-19: HKD471,089.5)

  • (2018) (PI) Teaching Cantonese as a Second Language: Bridging the gaps between romanization systems for Cantonese as a Second Language teaching and learning. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2016-19 Triennium. (TDLEG 2016-19: HKD99,800)

  • (2017) (PI) Linguistic Features and Corpus Study of Cantonese as a Second Language Learners from International Background. Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant for 2016-19 Triennium. (TDLEG 2016-19: HKD238,975)

  • (2017) (PI) Examining of the Effectiveness of Audio-Visual Teaching Materials for Second Language Cantonese Learners. Micro-Module Courseware Development Grant, CUHK. (MMCD 2016-17: HKD89,600)

External grants

  • (2019) (Co-I) The Contribution of Minority Languages and Dialects to Hong Kong’s Linguistic Landscape, Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office, Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Hong Kong SAR Government. (HKD997,153)

  • (2019) (Project leader) 已離校非華語人士職業中文課程 (Chinese language programme for NCS school leavers), Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government. (2019-2021: HKD1,477,820)

  • (2015) (Research consultant) Language use, proficiency and attitude in Hong Kong. Social Science Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong. Public Policy Research Funding Scheme, Central Policy Unit, Hong Kong SAR.

Professional Services

  • Editorial board member and reviewer of international journals
    Reviewer for SCOLAR Research & Development Projects, Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR. 

  • Conference chair and organizing committee member of international conferences

  • Consultant of NGOs and voluntary organizations (Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong)

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