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Home > About HKCC > Staff Directory > Division of Language and Communication > YEUNG, Joyce Hong-ting
Division of Language and Communication
Dr YEUNG, Joyce Hong-ting

Lecturer 講師

BA, MPhil, PhD (H.K.)

Email: cctyeung@hkcc-polyu.edu.hk

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

  • Bilingual Studies & Communication

  • Chinese & Other Languages

Dr Yeung Hong-ting graduated from The University of Hong Kong, where she was awarded Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy. When she was studying in university, she repeatedly received Jardine / Ho Tung Scholarships, and Kowloon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship. After joining HKCC, she received “Lively Teaching Awards” in 2010/11 and 2012/13.

Dr Yeung’ s main research area is Chinese language and social linguistics. She is especially interested in the development of Chinese language system, relevance in Chinese language, language contact and cultural exchange in Hong Kong, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, etc. Dr Yeung has participated in different seminars and conferences. Her papers were published in different books, journals and education magazines, etc. Some of them were published in international academic journals, such as Journal of Oriental Studies, edited by The University of Hong Kong and Stanford University; and Han Characters Education and Research Journal, edited by Korea Society of Education in Chinese Characters and Classics. Those papers were anonymously reviewed.

In recent years, Dr Yeung mainly focuses on researching and teaching Chinese for business, administration and mass media. Besides, she was invited as an external examiner and advisor for a tertiary institute. Regarding youngsters’ development, she was also invited as guest speakers and judges to share her professional knowledge with secondary and primary school students. Meanwhile, Dr Yeung enjoys prose writing during her leisure time. Her work was once awarded an outstanding prize in a literature writing competition at the Hong Kong Literature Festival. The collection of winning pieces was exhibited at Hong Kong Central Library, and published by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

In HKCC, Dr Yeung mainly teaches subjects in Structure for Modern Chinese, Chinese for Business and Administration, Chinese for Mass Media, Chinese for Business Communication, Introduction to Chinese Culture, etc. For editorial work, Dr Yeung is the chief editor of Learning and Teaching Weekly Bulletin (LTWB). She is responsible for editing colleagues’ articles on teaching, so as to strengthen the communication between teachers and students. Meanwhile, Dr Yeung also contributed some articles and one of them was further published in Wenweipo, a local Chinese newspaper.

Before joining HKCC, Dr Yeung worked as a tutor in university, lecturer in different community colleges, and teacher in several secondary schools. She is experienced and understands the needs of students. In her spare time, she is also keen on serving the community so as to uphold the Bible's principle: "not to be served, but to serve".