Alfred Tsang earned his MPhil from Faculty of English (RCEAL) at Cambridge University, and obtained a BA and an MA from University of Hong Kong. He also holds a TESOL Certificate issued by Teachers College at Columbia University. In this university, he has been teaching EAP/ESP courses for a wide range of disciplines – in particular the Global China Studies programme offered by School of Humanities and Social Science – at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His recent research covers such areas in Applied Linguistics as Bilingualism and Multilingualism, synchronic and diachronic aspects of English Grammar, Global Englishes (with special interests in Hong Kong English and its pedagogical implications), English as a Lingua Franca, and Translation Studies.
With interdisciplinary training in humanities, Alfred is also interested in the interplay between language, education and society. He has been interviewed by various media on Hong Kong English and English learning, including RTHK [click], Mingpao Daily [click], Wen Wei Po [click], South China Morning Post [click], 100 Most (100毛), MetroPOP, to name but a few.