Research Student Profiles

Mr CHENG, Ho Hei

Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Programme of Study: PhD

Field of Study: English Language Education

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Primary Supervisor: Professor CARLESS, David

Co-supervisor(s): Professor LO, Yuen Yi

Research Outputs:
Cheng, A. (2023). A corpus-based analysis of Hong Kong EFL learners' use of existential constructions. TESOL Journal, e753. DOI: []

Cheng, A. (2021). Linguistic Challenges in CLIL Assessments: A Perspective from Systemic Functional Linguistics. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 18(2), 625-632.

Cheng, A., & Tsang, A. (2022). Use and understanding of connectives: an embedded case study of ESL learners of different proficiency levels. Language Awareness, 31(2), 155-174. DOI: []

Wan, S., Chu, C., Cheng, A., Hui, E., Fung, K., & Yu, H. (2021). “Getting ready to teach”: using photovoice within a collaborative action research project. Journal of Education for Teaching, 47(1), 125-130.

Cheng, A. (2022). Medium of instruction in Hong Kong secondary schools: integrating L1 in English-medium classrooms. Asian Englishes, 24(1), 2-8. DOI: []

Cheng, A. (2019). School-based Assessment and Assessment for Learning: An Exploratory Study of Hong Kong English Teachers’ Practices. The Journal of Asia TEFL, 16(4), 1368-1375.