Mr Isaac Iu
MA (Polyu HK, Distinction); Bssc (CUHK)
Isaac obtained his Bssc in Journalism and communication and MA in Chinese Language and literature from Hong Kong. His previous research area focus on teaching Chinese as foreign lanuage, also Chinese literature theory.
Before presuing his PhD, Isaac was a Chinese teacher for over three years. His PhD research focuses on studying the ideologies and national identities presenting in Chinese language text-book from China and Hong Kong.
Research | Current
I am currently doing research on Chinese language education, focusing on the ideologies and national identities presenting in Chinese-language textbooks from China and Hong Kong.
Teaching | Current
CHINESE 100G Beginning Modern Chinese 1 (2019 summer school)
CBS Prize for Distinguished Postgraduate Students, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Areas of expertise
- Chinese culture and philosophy
- Chinese language education
- Teaching Chinese as foreign/second language
- Chinese literature
- Comparative literature theory
- Hong Kong politics
Member of The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK)