WONG Man Ho Ivy
Wong, M., H. (2022, February). Why are prepositions so challenging for L2 learners? Some answers from brain responses. Invited talk at Society of Fellows in the Humanities, The University of Hong Kong.
Wong, M., H. (2018, April). Cognitive linguistics inspired mediation to L2 grammar instruction: The English Preposition Tutor. Invited talk at Cognitive Grammar spring course, Georgetown University.
Wong, M. H. & Prange, J. (accepted proposal). A Close Replication of Wong, Zhao, & MacWhinney (2018). Studies in Second Language Acquisition (To be published in 2024).
Wong, M. H. & Hung, T. S. (forthcoming) Concept-Based Grammar Teaching in the Digital Era: Potentials and challenges. Routledge Encyclopedia of Technology and Humanities. Edited by Sin-wai Chan. Routledge.
Prange, J. & Wong, M. H. I. (2023). Reanalyzing L2 Preposition Learning with Bayesian Mixed Effects and a Pretrained Language Model. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2302.08150
Wong, M. H. (2022). Fostering Conceptual Understanding through Computer-Based Animated Schematic Diagrams and Cue Contrast. TESOL Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1002/tesq.3195
Wong, M. H., Zhao, H., MacWhinney, B. (2018). A cognitive linguistics application for second language pedagogy: The English preposition tutor. Language Learning. https://doi.org/10.1111/lang.12278
2021-2023 Principal Investigator, "Electrophysiological brain responses of L2 learners during cognitive linguistics instruction: The English Preposition Tutor", University Research Grants, Amount Funded: HK$36,795
2021-2023 Principal Investigator, "Promoting Conceptual Development of English Prepositions among University Graduates through Human- and Computer-Assisted Instruction." Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR). Amount Funded: HK$1,102,037
Selected Conference Presentations
Wong, M. H. (2023, August). Towards a holistic understanding of English preposition learning: A Bayesian approach. Paper to be presented at the 56th Annual Conference of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) in York, England.
Wong, M. H. (2023, June). Exploring ERP differences between L1 and L2 processing of English prepositions: A cognitive linguistics–inspired training. Paper to be presented at International Symposium of Bilingualism 14 (ISB14) in Sydney, Australia.
Wong, M. H. (2021, March). Understanding learners' conceptual development through written verbalisations: A cognitive linguistics approach to computer-based grammar instruction. Paper presented at 2021 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Virtual Conference
Wong, M. H. (2020, March). Looking at learners' conceptual development through written verbalisations: Computer-based mediation for English prepositions. Poster accepted at 2021 American Associatoin for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference in Denver, Colorado. Cancelled.
Wong, M. H. (2018, March). Cognitive linguistics inspired mediation on L2 grammar instruction. Paper presented at 2018 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
Wong, M. H. (2017, October). Incorporating schematic diagrams into L2 grammar instruction: The English Preposition Tutor 2017. Poster presented at Second Language Research Forum 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.
Wong, M. H. (2017, June). Computer-based mediation and re-conceptualizing English prepositions via schematic diagrams. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies, Hong Kong.
Wong, M. H. (2016, June) Fostering language learning of English prepositions through cue contrast and image schema. Paper presented at Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics Conference 2016, Hong Kong.
Wong, M. H., Zhao, H., & MacWhinney, B. (2016, April). A cognitive linguistics application to second language pedagogy: The English preposition tutor. Paper presented at the 2016 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Orlando, United States.
Wong, M. H (2015, December). Applying the Competition Model and cognitive linguistics to the instruction of English Prepositions: The English Preposition Tutor. Paper presented at the Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo, Hong Kong.
Wong, M. H. (2015, July). Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Teaching English Prepositions: An Experimental-CALL Study. Paper presented at the 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK./p>
Wong, M. H. (2015, June). Computer-based instruction of English prepositions: A cognitive linguistics study. Paper presented at Faces of English: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy, the Centre for Applied Linguistics of the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.