LEUNG Ming Ming Grace

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D. in Applied English Linguistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.Phil. in Applied English Linguistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.A. in Linguistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
B.A. (Hons) in English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University

Courses Taught

English Usage
English Writing

Research Interests

English Phonetics and Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Hong Kong English

Selected Publications

Leung, M.M.G. (2009). /n/ and /l/ Variation in Onset Position in English and Cantonese by Hong Kong Speakers of English. Current Issues in Linguistics Interfaces, 2, 435-448.

Selected Conference Presentations

Presented a paper “Deletion of English Consonant Clusters by Cantonese Speakers of English in Hong Kong” at the5th International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication, co-organized by Macao Polytechnic Institute and the Education Bureau of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and Xingjiang Normal University. Macao, 5-8 June, 2015.

Presented a paper “Phonetic variation of the Production of English Dental Fricatives by Hong Kong Cantonese Speakers of English: the Significance of Social Class” at the First International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies, co-organized by Chartered Institute of Linguists Hong Kong Society, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, and Department of English Language & Literature, Hong Kong Shue Yan University. Hong Kong, 9-10 April, 2015.

Presented a paper “Phonetic Variation of English Dental Fricatives by Hong Kong Cantonese Speakers of English: The Effect of Syllable/Word Position” at the 5th International Conference on Phonology and Morphology, organized by the Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea at Chonnam National Universtiy. Gwangju, Korea, 3-5 July, 2014.

Presented a paper "/n/ and /l/ Variation in Onset Position in English and Cantonese by Hong Kong Speakers of English" at the 2009 Seoul International Conference on Linguistic Interfaces, co-organized by The Linguistic Society of Korea, The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong, Yonsei University Korean Language and Literature Departments BK 21, The Korean Association for the Study of English Language and Linguistics, The Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea. Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, 24-26 June, 2009.

Presented a paper" 
Perception and Production of English and Cantonese /n/ and /l/ in Onset Position by Hong Kong University Students" at the 2nd International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication, co-organized by Macao Polytechnic Institute and Education Bureau of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Macao Polytechnic Institute ,Macao, 18-24 June, 2009.

Presented a paper "Variation of Initial /n/ and /l/ in English by Hong Kong Speakers of English" at the Third Pearl River Delta English Studies Graduate Student Conference, organized by Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 15-17 June, 2009.

Presented a paper "The Effects of Frequency of Oral English Language Use on Dental Fricatives by Cantonese Speakers of English" at the 4th International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication, co-organized by Macao Polytechnic Institute and Education Bureau of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous RegionMacao Polytechnic Institute ,Macao, 4-7 June, 2013.