CAES International Conference

Faces of English 2:
Teaching and Researching Academic and Professional English

1-3 June 2017 | Hong Kong

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Welcome

Following our hugely successful conference in Hong Kong in 2015, we would like to warmly welcome you back to this great city for Faces of English 2 in June 2017. This time around we have decided to make the conference more focused and more intimate, reducing the number of participants and the scope to highlight advances in the teaching and researching ... {More}

Plenary & Featured Speakers

Professor Vijay Bhatia
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Plenary Address
Genre as Interdiscursive Performance in Professional Practice
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Post-conference Workshop
Criticality in Genre-based Professional Communication Programmes
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Professor Janet Holmes
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Plenary Address
Researching the Impact of “The Culture Order” in Professional Workplace Contexts
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Post-conference Workshop
Recording and Analysing Workplace Interaction to Assist ESL Learners
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Professor Ken Hyland
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Plenary Address
Academic Interaction: Where’s it all Going?
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Professor Anna Mauranen
University of Helsinki, Finland
Plenary Address
Academically Speaking: English as the Lingua Franca
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Professor John Swales
University of Michigan, United States
Plenary Address
Standardization and its Discontents (with Apologies to Sigmund Freud)
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Post-conference Workshop
Using the Michigan Corpus of Upper-level Student Papers (MICUSP) as an EAP Resource
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Dr. Gail Forey
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Featured Address
The Value of Meaning-focused Metalanguage for Teaching and Learning
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Professor Azirah Hashim
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Featured Address
Adversarial and Arbitrative Discourses
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Professor Ann Johns
San Diego State University, United States
Featured Address
Grappling with the Personal Statement: Case Studies of Multi-lingual Writers
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Post-conference Workshop
Integrating Sources into Texts: The Virtues (and Drawbacks) of the Document-based Question
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Dr. Jane Lockwood
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Featured Address
The Many Faces of Workplace English: Research and Development in the Teaching of Business English
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Professor John Flowerdew
Lancaster University, the UK
Featured Address
Corpus-based Language Description for English for Academic Purposes
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Conference Events

  • Welcome Reception
    Relax and network with old and new friends. Enjoy high quality food and beverages. {More}
  • Conference Dinner
    Socialise and enjoy the specialized cuisine. {More}
  • Cultural Offerings
    Take this opportunity to experience various activities at the conference.
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