YAM Pui Suen Josephine

Associate Head of Department
Assistant Professor

PhD in English (Applied English Linguistics),
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
MPhil in English (Applied English Linguistics),
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
MA in Linguistics, SOAS, University of London
BA in Communication Studies, Middlesex University

Courses Taught

Introduction to Linguistics
Phonetics
Syntax
Psycholinguistics
Sociolinguistics
English Usage
English Writing

Research Interests

Phonetics
Phonology
Second Language Acquisition
Applied Linguistics (Language Pedagogy)

Publications

Yam, Josephine. (2014) Understanding Cantonese and Mandarin English Learners’ Pronunciation Phenomena. In Paradowski, Michal (Ed). Language Learning and Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments: From Research to Practice. John Benjamins Language Learning and Language Teaching Series.

Yam, Josephine. (2010). Making Use of Technology in Pronunciation Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of ICT2010, 2010, Singapore: SIM University.

Radwanska-Williams, Joanna and Josephine Yam. (2001). "The Acquisition of English Plosives by Chinese Learners". Proceedings of the Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference 2001. Department of Phonetics. University of London.

Radwanska-Williams, Joanna and Josephine Yam. (2000). "The Acquisition of English Plosives in Coda Position". Proceedings of the Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics 2000. Hong Kong Baptist University.

Davis, Luke and Josephine Yam. (1996). "Classroom Inter-Culture Communication - A Shue Yan Account". Shue Yan Journal of English/Cultural Studies. Vol 2, Fall. 36-45.