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Albert WONG

Lecturer

  • BA in Comparative Literature & English Linguistics, The University of Hong Kong
  • BEd in English Language Education, The University of Hong Kong
  • MSc in TESOL, University of Stirling
  • PhD in Education, University of York (Candidate)
  • Fellow, The Higher Education Academy

Albert began his career as an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) practitioner here at CAES, HKU shortly after attaining qualified teacher status. Since then, he has been involved in teaching and developing English-in-the-discipline (ED) courses for Faculties of Dentistry, Architecture and Business and Economics. He has also taught on the first-year general EAP module (CAES1000 Core University English) as well as ED courses for undergraduate programmes in Social Sciences and Education. He currently coordinates the English Language Advising (ELA) service and the Dentistry English-in-the-discipline course. His academic interests include the teaching of EAP, advising in language learning and dialogic teaching and classroom discourse analysis.

In-House Committees:

Publicity and Outreach

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member of British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Student Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Other Major Administrative Roles:

  • Coordinator of English Language Advising (ELA)
  • Coordinator of Dentistry English-in-the-discipline course
  • Co-opted member of the Faculty of Arts Committee on Gender Equality and Diversity (CGED)
  • Member, Faculty of Dentistry Board

Selected Publications / Presentations:

  • Wong, A. C. (2020). Language advising in a research-intensive, multi-disciplinary learning context: Critical reflection on the use of advising strategies. Relay Journal, 3(1), 48-54. https://doi.org/10.37237/relay/030104
  • Wong, A. (2019). (Re-)envisioning Language Advisor Development in Response to Changing ALL Provisions. Paper presented at the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy (RILAE) LAb Session June 2019: Kanda University of International Studies, Japan.
  • Wong, A. (2019). Dialogue in the EAP Classroom: practitioners and learners collaborative knowledge building. Paper presented at the BALEAP PIM “Knowledge in EAP” June 2019: University of Northampton, UK.

Grants / Awards / Other Achievements:

  • British Council ELT Masters Thesis Award (Commendation)

Office: Room 6.28

Telephone: 3917 7221

Email Address: edubert@hku.hk