Selected Presentations


2014

A parochial lost cause? The micro-politics of language revitalization initiatives in Jersey (British Channel Islands).

Presentation International Small Islands Studies Association.Conference, Taipei.

2014

Through a glass, darkly:  processes and effects of teaching L3 through L2.

Presentation Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) Conference, Southampton, UK.

2014

Organizing independent language learning for digital natives: preconceptions and reality.

Presentation Regional English Language Centre (RELC) International Seminar, Singapore.

2011

Are native-speaker (NS) teachers of English necessarily missionaries of culture?

Presentation International Conference for Theory and Practice in Education, Budapest, Hungary.

2009

Elite students’ independent learning experiences: any lessons for the mainstream?

Presentation TEFLIN International Conference, Islamic University of Indonesia.

2008

Mediating the learning of Chinese by French and French by Chinese.

Presentation International Conference on Mediating Multilingualism: Meanings and Modalities, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.

2006

Beyond the benchmark: a course provider’s perspective on requirements for English-language teachers.

Presentation Regional English Language Centre International (RELC) Seminar, Singapore.

2005

Representations of English in Hong Kong’s postcolonial language planning and societal attitudes.

Presentation Simposio Internacional de Comunicacion Social, Santiago de Cuba.

2003

Policies without planning? The medium of instruction issue in Hong Kong.

Presentation International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity, University of Waikato, New Zealand.

2003

Medium of instruction and independent language learning in tertiary institutions: an example from Hong Kong

Presentation Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) International Conference, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

2002

The place of ideology in postcolonial educational language planning: an example from Hong Kong.

Presentation Simposio Internacional de Bilinguismo, Vigo, Spain.