The Master in English program will provide theoretical grounds to pursue a research program. In addition, students can become practicing teachers or enter other fields that will develop their general cultural understanding as related to the English language.
The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in
Master in Foreign Language-English
The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. The program requires a total of about 15-20 subject hours, broken down into the following major categories:
Linguistics Core Courses
LING 100 - Introduction to Language Science
LING 210 - Language History
LING 301 - Elements of Syntax
Stylistics of English
Theoretical Course On Dissertation
The mission of the English Language Studies is to instill in our students a deep appreciation for language and its application to the needs of society. We seek to provide the foundational skills, attitudes, and knowledge necessary for students to make meaningful contributions in the fields of English Language Teaching and Linguistics....
Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in C
MPhil in English
Duration: 2 years (Full-time)
Place: Hong Kong
Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers a Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognise English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.
Our departmental research interests include:
English in Hong Kong
World Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca
Discourse Analysis and Multimodal Discourse Analysis
Second Language Pronunciation