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Home > About HKCC > Staff Directory > Division of Humanities, Design and Social Sciences > LO, Rico Chun-man
Division of Humanities, Design and Social Sciences
Mr LO, Rico Chun-man

Lecturer 講師

BA, MA (C.U.H.K.); MSc [PolyU(H.K.)]

Email: ccvricol@hkcc-polyu.edu.hk

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

  • Humanities

  • Japanese

Mr Rico Lo graduated from the Department of Japanese Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was chosen as an exchange student to study the Japanese language in Tokyo. Interested in intercultural communication, Mr Lo went to Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, Northeast China and Tokyo for work after graduation. After coming back to Hong Kong, Mr Lo worked as a marketing manager responsible for developing the Japanese and European market. He further pursued a Master of Science at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a Master of Arts in Japanese Teaching and Language at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and graduated with the Dean’s Honours List Award.

Prior to joining HKCC as a full-time lecturer in 2017, Mr Lo taught the Japanese language as a visiting lecturer in HKCC for eight years. He also taught the Japanese language and Japanese culture at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the School of Continuing Education of Hong Kong Baptist University, The Community College at Lingnan University, and Daiichi Japanese Language and Culture School. As a member of the Society of Japanese Language Education Hong Kong, Mr Lo has participated actively in exchanging experiences with the Japanese education sector and arranging the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test in Hong Kong since 2008. He is familiar with the persons-in-charge of Japanese courses in different colleges.

Mr Lo’s research interests include Japanese language pedagogy and second language acquisition. He is currently doing his PhD research at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, focusing on the acquisition of Japanese conditionals for Hong Kong Japanese learners. His hobbies include jogging, travelling, studying fashion and brewing coffee.