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CPD by Others
Code : 2016016
Event Name : CALL by Yourself: Computer-Assisted Language Learning for Surveyors DIY
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Locky Law is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). His teaching and research interests include corprus linguistics (CL), systemic functional linguistics (SFL), sociolinguistics, discourse analysis (DA), computer-mediated communication (CMC), computer-assisted language learning (CALL), intercultural communication, English for Specific Purposes and linguistic creativity.

Prior to his PhD study, he was a visiting lecturer at PolyU, the head of department (LS3) at Prime English Learning Centre and an English teacher at Wall Street Institute and at 18 local schools. He has over 10 years of experience in English teaching, drama teaching, teacher training and corporate training. He was a columnist for Sing Tao Student Page. Apart from his involvement in research and teaching, he is also the Tesla Motors Group Representative at Charged Hong Kong, a charity aimed at promoting electric vehicles (EV) in the city, and has been interviewed by SCMP on several occasions regarding EV and EV charging infrastructure development.
Event Date : 07/06/2016
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Registration and networking time: from 6:30 pm)
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Organizer : QSD
Closing Date : Please refer to "Remarks"
Fee : HK$120 for members of HKIS; HK$180 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed); Free of charge for student members studying full time (subject to availability)
Priority : QSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

This interactive talk aims to demonstrate ways to learn English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and general English (GE) through the use of language corpora. By the end of the talk, participants will have acquired the basic skills and knowledge to self-learning and problem-solving. They will be able to find answers to tricky English questions that even some English teachers fail to answer.

Remark :



Participants are advised to “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) with internet access.