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Mr. WONG, Tak Sum  (黃得森)

Senior Research Assistant

Contact Information

Office: BOC-R6157
Phone: (852) 3442 2355
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Email: tswong@cityu.edu.hk
Web: Personal Homepage
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Research Interests

Chinese linguistics; Chinese historical phonology; Cantonese linguistics; Chinese palæography; Corpus linguistics

 

Teaching Interests

CTL 2998 Cantonese Communication Skills for Putonghua-speakers

Last updated: 29 January 2018

WongTak-sum is currently a PhD candidate and a senior research assistant in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at City University of Hong Kong.  He received his MPhil degree in Chinese Linguistics and BEng degree with minors in Mathematics, and Humanities from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2008 and 2004 respectively.  He served as a research assistant in the Signal Processing Laboratory of City University of Hong Kong from 2004 to 2006, the Human-Computer Communications Laboratory (HCCL) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009, and the Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong from 2010 to 2011.  He has also been a part-time senior research assistant in the Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies of City University of Hong Kong, a part-time research assistant in the Research Centre on Linguistics and Language Information Sciences of the Hong Kong Institute of Education, a part-time lecturer in the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics of City University of Hong Kong, a part-time senior research assistant in the Department of Chinese Language Studies and the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies of the Hong Kong Institute of Education, and a part-time research assistant in the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Before joining CityU, he served as a research associate in the Department of English of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Selected Publications (in recent 6 years)

Journal Articles

Winnie Oi-Wan CHOR, Foong Ha YAP and Tak-Sum WONG. "Chinese Interrogative Particles as Talk Coordinators at the Right Periphery: A Discourse-Pragmatic Perspective" Journal of Historical Pragmatics, Vol. 17(2), pp. 178−207, December 2016.

John LEE and Tak-sum WONG. "Conversational Network in the Chinese Buddhist Canon" Open Linguistics, Vol. 2(1), pp. 427−436, October 2016. doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/opli-2016-0022 .

Tak-sum WONG and John S. Y. LEE. "Corpus-based Learning of Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers" ReCALL, Vol. 28(2), pp.187−206, May 2016. doi: 10.1017/S0958344015000257 .

David C. S. LI, Cathy S. P. WONG, Wai Mun LEUNG and Sam T. S. WONG. "Facilitation of Transference: The Case of Monosyllabic Salience in Hong Kong Cantonese" Linguistics, Vol. 54(1), pp. 1−58, January 2016.

David C. S. LI, LEUNG Wai-mun, Cathy S. P. WONG and Sam WONG Tak-sum. 〈香港粵語 “單音節促發論” 分析──語言接觸下的新視角〉"Analysis of 'Facilitation of Transference of Monosyllabic Words' in Hong Kong Cantonese: A New Perspective of Language Contact" The Journal of Chinese Sociolinguistics, Vol. 24, pp. 96−108, December 2015.

 

Book Chapters

Foong Ha YAP, Ying YANG and Tak-Sum WONG. "On the Development of Sentence Final Particles (and Utterance Tags) in Chinese" In Discourse Functions at the Left and Right Periphery: Crosslinguistic Investigations of Language Use and Language Change, ed. Kate Beeching & Ulrich Detges [Studies in Pragmatics Series 12]. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishers, 2014, pp. 179−220. 8 Citations Google book

 

Conference Proceedings

Tak-sum WONG, Kim GERDES, Herman LEUNG, and John LEE. "Quantitative Comparative Syntax on the Cantonese-Mandarin Parallel Dependency Treebank" Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Dependency Linguistics, pp. 266−275, Pisa, Italy, September 2017.

Herman LEUNG, Rafaël POIRET, Tak-sum WONG, Xinying ChEN, Kim GERDES and John LEE. "Developing Universal Dependencies for Mandarin Chinese" Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, pp. 20−29, Osaka, Japan, December 2016.

John LEE, Tak-sum WONG. "Glimpses of Ancient China from Classical Chinese Poems" In Proceedings of COLING 2012: Posters, ed. Martin Kay & Christian Boitet. Mumbai: COLING 2012 Organizing Committee, pp. 621−631. 5 Citation

Tak-sum WONG and John LEE.  "A Dependency Treebank of the Chinese Buddhist Canon" Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, ed. Nicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Thierry Declerck, Marko Grobelnik, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Asuncion Moreno, Jan Odijk, Stelios Piperidis. Paris: European Language Resources Association, 2016, pp. 1679−1683.

John S. Y. LEE and Tak Sum WONG. "Hierarchy of Characters in the Chinese Buddhist Canon" Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference, ed. Adravko Markov & Ingrid Russell. Palo Alto, California: The AAAI Press, 2016, pp. 531−534.

John LEE, Tak-Sum WONG. "Corpus-Based Learning of Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers" In CALL Design: Principles and Practice - Proceedings of the 2014 EUROCALL Conference, ed. Sake Jager, Linda Bradley, Estelle J. Meima & Sylvie Thouësny. Groningen: Research-publishing.net, 2014, pp. 196−201.

 

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