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Dr. Letty Chan


  • BSc in Psychology, The University of Reading
  • PGDE (Major in TESOL, minor in Music), The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • MPhil in English Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • PhD in Applied linguistics, The University of Nottingham

Letty has been teaching English-related courses in various universities both in Hong Kong and the UK since 2007. Prior to joining CAES in 2019, she was a teacher educator, teaching TESOL methodology courses to pre- and in-service English teachers. She is currently teaching academic literacies and professional communication to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is a deputy programme coordinator of the medicine core team, and is coordinating medical-related courses, including Academic English for Dentistry Students.

In-House Committees:

Research and Professional Development

Selected Publications / Presentations:

  • Chan, L. (2016). The dynamic interplay of the ideal self, mental imagery and context: A language learner’s journey of success. In J. King (Ed.), Context and the learner in second language learning (pp. 29-46). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Dörnyei, Z., & Chan, L. (2013). Motivation and vision: An analysis of L2 self images and imagery capacity across two target languagesLanguage Learning, 63(3), 437-462.
  • Chan, L. (2012). Christian language professionals (CLPs) and integrated vision: The stories of four educators. In M. S. Wong, C. Kristjansson & Z. Dörnyei (Ed.), Christian faith and English language teaching and learning: Research on the interrelationship of religion and ELT (pp. 206-222). New York: Routledge.

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