[Lecture] Lectures on Creative and Academic Writing in a Second Language
time: 2016-10-27

Lectures on Creative and Academic Writing 

in a Second Language

Lecturer: Prof. Fiona Hyland

Venue:    Room 502, Building No.4, Wushan Campus

Session One: 1 Nov. Morning (8:30 am -12:00 pm)

The place of literature in second language teaching and its potential for writing

Session Two: 1 Nov. Afternoon (2:30 pm -6:00 pm)

Using literature with language learners: understanding, appreciating and writing poetry

Session three: 2 Nov. Morning (8:30 am -12:00 pm)

Providing effective feedback on academic writing

Session Four:2 Nov. Afternoon (2:30 pm-6:00 pm)

Second language graduate writing: problems and writing strategies

Session Five: 3 Nov. Morning (8:30 am -12:00 pm)

Workshop on writing for publication in academic journals


Fiona Hyland has more than thirty years of experience teaching and researching in the areas of applied linguistics and teacher education in a variety of international contexts. She is currently an honorary associate professor at the University of Hong Kong and previously she was Head of the Division of English Language Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. Her PhD was on the topic of written feedback to ESL writers and she has published widely in both journals and edited volumes on the subject of feedback. She is co-author (with Ken Hyland) of Feedback in Second Language Writing: Contexts and Issues (2006) and Applied Linguistics Series (Cambridge University Press).