Nick Wong is an English lecturer and an Applied Linguistics researcher in the Center for Language Education. He is a professional EAP and ESP teacher for Business, Medical Science and Nursing students. He was also a demonstrator in the University of Hong Kong for different undergraduate courses in General Linguistics, including Phonetics, Languages of the world, and Cantonese Linguistics to name but a few.

As a researcher, Nick Wong has been interviewed for his “Kongish” project in various media (see publications and presentations for academic activities) :

“「What 7 you say」你識唔識?實測港人Kongish程度” Apple Daily, 23 July 2017.
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/realtime/article/20170723/56990293

“茶餐廳菜單神級英譯 想知瀨尿牛丸點樣譯?”. HK01, 14 January 2017.
https://www.hk01.com/%E7%A4%BE%E5%8D%80%E5%B0%88%E9%A1%8C/65457/%E8%8C%B6%E9%A4%90%E5%BB%B3%E8%8F%9C%E5%96%AE%E7%A5%9E%E7%B4%9A%E8%8B%B1%E8%AD%AF-%E6%83%B3%E7%9F%A5%E7%80%A8%E5%B0%BF%E7%89%9B%E4%B8%B8%E9%BB%9E%E6%A8%A3%E8%AD%AF

“港式英文未必錯 科大研究助教學”. Wenweipo (Education), 26 February 2016.
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2016/02/26/ED1602260013.htm

‘Hongkongers mix English and Cantonese into new language, Kongish’. South China Morning Post (Lifestyle feature), 21 January 2016.
http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1903452/hongkongers-mix-english-and-cantonese-new-language-kongish

“Laugh L Die Me! Kongish Daily”. 100Most (100毛), 21 January 2016.
https://www.facebook.com/KongishDaily/photos/pb.601711619970760.-2207520000.1460221028./664408657034389/?type=3&theater

“Do you speak Kongish ar?”. Varsity (Lifestyle), 14 December, 2015.
http://varsity.com.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php/2015/12/kongish-hong-kong-english-redefine-identify/

“80後搞專頁教講Kongish 2個月3萬likes”. Next Magazine, 2 November, 2015.
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/nextmag/art/20151102/19353808

“港式英語-Kongish, who say no good? 聽聽講師怎樣說”. Metro Pop, 2 October, 2015.
http://www.popd.hk/%E6%B8%AF%E5%BC%8F%E8%8B%B1%E8%AA%9E%E3%80%80kongish-who-say-no-good-%E8%81%BD%E8%81%BD%E6%95%99%E6%8E%88%E6%80%8E%E6%A8%A3%E8%AA%AA/

“有話說﹕借港式英語學英文?”. Mingpao (lifestyle), 18 August 2015.
https://www.e123.hk/ElderlyPro/details/420960/74

“萬六like港語日報 撐Goodest本土英文”. Apple Daily (lifestyle), 9 August, 2015.
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/supplement/special/art/20150809/19248500?_ga=1.51147306.2057797378.1439030458

 

Qualifications


Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics (in progress)

Lancaster University, UK

Master of Arts

University of Hong Kong

Bachelor of Arts

University of Hong Kong