TEACHING


POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION

NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

    Primary Supervisor

    Co-supervisor

    • NAKAGAWA Takashi (PhD, due 2017)
    • Zakaria Muhammad (PhD, due 2017)
    • LE Tuan Anh (PhD, due 2017)
    • Qi Fei (Chinese Division, PhD, due 2019)
    • Soh Jyrminn (MA, due 2017)
    • ZHENG Wuxi (PhD, 2015 at National University of Singapore; as she was documenting a Qiang dialect, one of my areas of expertise, her department asked me to supervise her)

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY


Primary Supervisor

  • Henriette Daudey (PhD, 2014-continued to supervise her even after I left La Trobe University)
  • Bernadette Knewstubb (PhD, 2012)
  • David Sangdong (PhD, 2012)
  • Roberto Daniel Zariquiey-Biondi (PhD, 2011, with distinction)
  • Rebecca Hanson (PhD, 2011)
  • Jingyi Du (PhD, 2011)
  • Rik de Busser (PhD, 2009)
  • Seino van Breugel (PhD, 2009)
  • Namgay Thinley (MA by Research, 2008)
  • Chung Ya-ting (PhD, 2008)
  • Theresa Savage (PhD, 2006)

Co-supervisor

  • Paul Hastie (PhD)
  • Ian Tupper (PhD, 2012)
  • Friedel Martin Frowein (PhD, 2011)
  • Cathryn Yang (PhD, 2010)
  • Prang Thiengburanathum, (PhD, 2010)
  • Ken Manson (PhD, 2010)
  • David Yoong (PhD, 2009)
  • Jamin Pelkey (PhD, 2009)

CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG


Principal Supervisor

  • HUANG Chenglong (PhD, 2004)
  • NG Wai Man, Raymond (MA Thesis, 2002)
  • CHAN Man Ho, Benny (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • CHAN Yuk Ling, Cindy (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • KAN Pui Kuen, Kan (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • LAU Wing Mei, Winnie (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • LEE Yuet Ying, Edith (MA Thesis, 2001; Won LSHK 2002 Outstanding Thesis Award)
  • LEUNG Tun Yu, Emily (MA Thesis, 2001)
  • Tam Sau Ngan, Eliza (MA Thesis, 2000)
  • Ngai Shun Yin, Anna (MA Thesis, 2000)
  • CHOY Shun Yin, Helen (MA Thesis, 2000)
  • Chan Shuk Hang, Bonald (MA Thesis, 1999)
  • Chan Chi Fai, Fiorence (MA Thesis, 1999)
  • Sum Hill Wah, Helen (MA Thesis, MALL; 1999)
  • Tse Ping Sum, Portia (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Yu Pik Yiu, Janet (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Chan Wing Yiu, Ronald (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Luk Man Shan, Donna (MA Thesis, 1998)
  • Cheung Lan-sze, Nancy (MA Thesis, 1997)
  • Lum Suk Ching, Virginia (MA Thesis, 1997)

PhD Committee Member

  • Hu Fang (2003)
  • Wu Qing (2003)
  • Liu Danqing (2000)

MPhil Committee Member

  • Li Po Yee (2005)
  • Khioe Fung Wah (2005)
  • Chao Shuen, Stella (2000)
  • Fung Wing Nga (2000)
  • Lau Sze Lok (2000)
  • Ng Miu Kwan, Kennis (2000)


CLASSROOM TEACHING AND UNDERGRADUATE SUPERVISION

NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Academic Year
Course code/name
Teaching
Load (%)
Enrolment
2012-13
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
11
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
30
HG2099 Languages of the World
(2nd year subject; Sem 2)
10%
26
2013-14
HG7004 Advanced Morphosyntax
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 1)
100%
7+1
HG2099 Languages of the World
(2nd year subject; Sem 1)
10%
(one class)
28
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
27
HG7022 Meaning in Context
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 2)
100%
1
2014-15
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
20
HG7004 Advanced Morphosyntax
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 1)
100%
4
HG8008 Linguarama
(Languages of the World)
(2nd year subject; Sem1)
15%
108
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
24
HG7022 Meaning in Context
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 2)
100%
2
2015-16
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
20
HG7004 Advanced Morphosyntax
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 1)
100%
2
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
25
HG7022 Meaning in Context
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 2)
100%
1
HG2003 Phonetics and Phonology
(1st year subject; Sem 2)
100%
105
HG7020 Special Topics in Linguistics
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 2)
100%
1
2016-17
HG4041 Theories of Grammar
(4th year subject; Sem 1)
100%
23
HG7012 Topics in Theoretical Syntax
(Postgraduate subject; Sem 1)
100%
2
HG2035 The Structure of English
(2nd year subject; Sem 1)
100%
Lecture
100
HG2094 Word of Mouth:
Transmission of Oral Culture
(2nd year subject; Sem 1)
Guest
Lecture
30
HG4042 How and Why Languages Differ
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
30
HG4047 Pragmatic Theory
(4th year subject; Sem 2)
100%
28



Honours Thesis (Final Year Project) Supervision:

  • 2013-14
    • QUEK Huan Ting, Geraldine (Sem 1)
    • TAN Xue Er, Cheryl (Sem 2) (Sem 2)
    • Hafiza Binte Jumat (Sem 2) (Sem 2)
  • 2014-15
    • Amanda FOO Limin (Sem 1)
    • Elissa Low Jia Min (Sem 1)
    • Olivia NG Linhui (Sem 2)
    • Lau Tsin Ning (Sem 2)
  • 2015-16
    • Phyllis Lo Yiling (Sem 1)
    • Kerensa Chew Maine (Sem 2)
    • Glenda Khoo Li Yan (Sem 2)
    • Wong Ai Lynn, Ruoen (Sem 2)
  • 2015-16
    • Samuel Tan Wei Jian
    • Ng Jin Yi
    • Chia Yanling
    • Wong Si Ning

URECA Project Supervision

  • 2013-14
    • Elissa Low Jia Min

Summer Research Internship Supervision

  • 2013
    • Nate Sims


LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Undergraduate Subjects Taught:
(no postgraduate subjects are offered)

  • Syntax: The relationship between meaning and structure (3rd year subject)
  • Semantics and Pragmatics: The relationship between meaning and use (3rd year subject)
  • The Nature of Language (1st year subject)
  • Language in Society (sociology of language and variationist studies; 2nd year subject)

CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postgraduate Subjects Taught:
  • Contrastive Grammar of Chinese and English
  • Chinese Linguistic Structures
  • Language Universals and Linguistic Typology
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Studies in Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Studies
  • Linguistics for Translators & Interpreters

Undergraduate Subjects Taught:

  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Text Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Contrastive Linguistics
  • Practical Stylistics for Translators

Honours Thesis Supervision:

    • 1999-2000
      • Chan Yuen Fan
      • Cheung Lok Ki
      • Lam Mei Kwan
      • Lim Wai Ching
    • 1998-1999
      • Huang Chia Wen, Carmen
      • Chan Lai Man
      • Tang Yee Chui, Chloe
    • 1997-1998
      • Mak Wan Man, Janet
      • Kwok Pik Yu, Ivy
      • Cheng Chau Ngan, Venus
    • 1996-1997
      • Leung Yuk Ki
      • Wong Ka Yee, Irene


NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY (Taiwan)

    Postgraduate Subjects Taught:
    (all to PhD level postgraduate students)

    • Pragmatics
    • Typology
    • Functional Grammar
    • Tibeto-Burman Linguistics