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Department of English

306, 2020

FAH Professor Kunnan selected by U.S. Department of State for prestigious English Language Specialist assignment

2020-06-03|Department of English, News|

Professor Antony John Kunnan Professor Antony John Kunnan (FAH) has been selected by the U.S. Department of State for a two-week English Language Specialist virtual project focusing on Language Assessment Development at the National Research University’s Higher School of Economics (Национальный иссле ...

2612, 2019

Professor Ronald Fong was invited by ASUM to give its teachers of English a professional workshop

2019-12-26|Department of English, News|

Professor Ronald Fong was invited by ASUM to give its teachers of English a professional workshop on the sound system of English, particularly on the IPA as applied to English. Ronald explained the importance of choosing a model of English for learners, according to which teachers can set their goals ...

2202, 2019

【MYUM Interview】Good Literature Is Never Didactic: Department of English Prof Chiu Man Yin

2019-02-22|Department of English, News|

In 1992, Chiu Man Yin, now an associate professor in the University of Macau’s (UM) Department of English, was admitted by UM as one of its only two students of English studies. ‘English studies was not doing very well. People were not interested in it. The university came close to abolishing the ent ...

1102, 2019

Professor Ronald Fong runs workshops on learning second language vocabulary for ASUM English teachers

2019-02-11|Department of English, News|

Group photo with ASUM teachers  Professor Ronald Fong has run two workshops on English vocabulary learning by Macau pupils for teachers of English at the Affiliated School of the University of Macau (ASUM). The first workshop introduces how linguistic theories may possibly provide teachers of English ...

2101, 2019

【MYUM Interview】Department of English Professor Damian Shaw and His Cross-cultural Journey

2019-01-21|Department of English, News|

If knowing a national language can break down cultural barriers in a particular country, Damian Shaw, an assistant professor from UM’s Department of English, must be holding a laissez-passer that allows him to travel freely to any place in the world. Thanks to his impressive set of language skills, P ...

701, 2019

Prof Ronald Fong and Prof Yao Jingming won awards at Outstanding Achievement Awards for Macao Research in Humanities and Social Sciences

2019-01-07|Department of English, News|

Prof Ronald Fong, Department of English, and Prof Yao Jingming, Department of Portuguese,  recently won  awards at the Fifth Outstanding Achievement Awards for Macao Research in Humanities and Social Sciences. The event was co-organised by the Macao Foundation and the Social Sciences in China Press. ...

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