Emma Rao joined the Center for Language Education, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2012. Her teaching centers on Chinese language communication for both local students and non-Chinese background students. Her research areas are second language acquisition, language study and cultural identity.



PhD in Applied Linguistics

Beijing Language and Culture University

MA in Chinese Linguistics

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distinction)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

BA in English Communication

City University of Hong Kong

National Examiner of Putonghua Proficiency Test

The State Language Commission of PRC