Alex Ho-Cheong Leung

Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL
Northumbria University, UK

Fields of interest

Second language acquisition, second language speech acquisition, Language attitude, Language and identity, World Englishes, Multi-/bi-lingualism, Historical English linguistics, English as an additional language, English as a second language

Recent publications

A. H.-C. Leung, and W. van der Wurff (eds.)
NPs in English: past and present: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (to appear 2017).

A.H.-C. Leung, & P.C.-W. Lee
Chinese but not Chinese? A case study of identity in post-colonial Hong Kong.
In C. Diskin, J. Martyn & V. Regan (eds.), Language, identity, and Migration: Voices from transnational speakers and communities. Bern, Switzerland: Peterlang 2016.249-286.

A.H.-C. Leung
Deteriorating standard?: A brief look into the English standard in Hong Kong.
Asian Englishes, 17 (3/2015), 209-221. DOI:10.1080/13488678.2015.1069964

A.H.-C. Leung , & W. van der Wurff
Anaphoric reference in Early Modern English: the case of said and same.
In A.H.-C. Leung, and W. van der Wuff (eds.). NPs in English: past and present: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (to appear 2017).
A.H.-C. Leung
Input multiplicity and the robustness of phonological categories in child L2 phonology acquisition.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech – Concordia Working Papers in Applied Linguistics, 5 (2014). 401-415.

N. Pavlovskaya, S. Jarad, A.H.-C. Leung, & M. Young-Scholten
What do adult L2 learners know about phonology after minimal exposure?
British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Conference Proceedings, 393-408. (2014).

A. H.-C. Leung, & M. Young-Scholten
Reaching out to the other side: Formal-linguistics-based SLA and Socio-SLA.
In: D. Block (ed.), Applied Linguistics Review – Special issue on Critiquing Applied Linguistics, vol 4 (2/2013), 259-290. DOI: 10.1515/applirev-2013-0012

A. H.-C. Leung
Bad influence? – an investigation into the purported negative influence of foreign domestic helpers on children’s second language English acquisition.
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 33 (2/2012), 133-148.

A. H.-C. Leung
I know [pɪlɪpɪno] but I say [fɪlɪpɪno]: an investigation into Filipino foreign domestic helpers’ influence on Hong Kong Chinese’s L2 English phonology acquisition.
In: W. Wremberl, M. Kul, and K. Dziubalska-Kołaczyk (eds.), Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics – Special issue on the acquisition of second language speech. 47 (1/2011), 81-95. DOI: 10.2478/psicl-2011-0007