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Researcher: Hennebry-Leung, ML (Dr Mairin Hennebry-Leung)

Fields of Research

Applied linguistics and educational linguistics
LOTE, ESL and TESOL curriculum and pedagogy
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Higher education
Secondary education

Research Objectives

Learner and learning
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Teacher and instructor development
Teaching and curriculum
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Citizenship and national identity
Early childhood education

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Chinese learners' perceptions towards teachers' language use in lexical explanations: A comparison between Chinese-only and English-only instructions; System
Citizenship making links with foreign language teaching; Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School
Cooperative learning on an international masters; Higher Education Research and Development
Cultural Awareness: Should it be taught, can it be taught?; Debates in Modern Languages Education
Differing perspectives of non-native speaker students' linguistic experiences on higher degree courses; Oxford Review of Education
Direct teaching of vocabulary after listening: is it worth the effort and what method is best?; Language Learning Journal
Examining the role of the learner and the teacher in language learning motivation; Language Teaching Research
Exploring an ESL teachers' beliefs and practices of teaching literary texts: A case study in Hong Kong; Language Teaching Research
Foreign Language Teaching for Citizenship Development; New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education
Foreign language teaching for citizenship development; New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education
Hall, Joan Kelly, 2012, Teaching and Researching Language and Culture ( 2nd edn.). Longman, 264 p. ISBN: 9781 408205068
Interactions between European citizenship and language learning among adolescent Europeans; European Educational Research Journal
Interactions between medium of instruction and language learning motivation; International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Introducing a language of instruction: Implications for citizenship in South Sudan and Sub-Saharan Africa; Multilingual Education in Africa: Lessons from the Juba Language-in-Education Conference
Is your kid studying a second language at school? How much they learn will depend on where you live
Language and Culture: Taking a wider view; 5th International Conference: Language and the World - Teaching and Research
Language learning motivation in a multilingual Chinese context; Routledge
Language learning motivation of students from a special educational school in Hong Kong; Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics
Language teaching for European citizenship: insights for teacher education; Language Learning Journal
Modern foreign language learning and European citizenship in the Irish context; Irish Educational Studies
Pedagogy, Citizenship and the EU: Practitioners' Perspectives on the Teaching of European Citizenship through Modern Foreign Languages; Schools for the Future Europe: Values and Change Beyond Lisbon
Teachers' Cognitions on Motivating Language Learners in Multilingual Hong Kong; Multilingual Education Yearbook 2020: Teacher Education and Multilingual Contexts
Teachers' cognitions on motivational practice in Medium of Instruction settings: lessons learned in using stimulated recalls interviews; Routledge Focus on English-Medium Instruction in Higher Education
Teaching Language and Promoting Citizenship; Edinburgh University Press
The effects of L1 use on vocabulary acquisition; 43rd Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics
The emergence of 'citizenship' in popular discourse: the case of Scotland; Citizenship Studies
Transitioning from Master's studies to the classroom: From theory to practice; TESOL Quarterly
Unlocking the Power of Academic Vocabulary with Secondary English Language Learners , Yu Ren, Dong , Gainesville, FL: Maupin House, 2011. Pp. v + 158

Research Projects

Fudan New Academic Research Project; Fudan University Press (FUP)

Research Candidate Supervision