HO Janet, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 24 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
20112021

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Personal profile

Name in Chinese

何雅文

Biography

Janet Ho joined the Department of English at Lingnan University in 2014. Prior to that she worked for several years at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The Open University of Hong Kong. She was a Visiting Study Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Research in English, University of Birmingham, in 2010. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2013. The same year, she completed her Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) in Krakow. Her current research interests lie in metaphor studies, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, and English language teaching. Her recent publications have appeared in reputed journals including English for Specific Purposes, Journal of Pragmatics and Text & Talk.

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Research Output

  • 24 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
  • 10 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 2 Conference Paper (other)
  • 1 Presentation

Discursive representations of domestic helpers in cyberspace

HO, J., Feb 2020, In : Discourse Studies. 22, 1, p. 48-63 16 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • “She Starts Breakdancing, I Swear!”: Metaphor, Framing, and Digital Pregnancy Discussions

    HO, J., Jul 2020, In : Metaphor and Symbol. 35, 3, p. 171-187 17 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • Activities

    • 2 Organize Conferences or other events
    • 1 Other Invited Talks or Presentations

    16th International Pragmatics Conference

    Janet HO (Organizing Committee Member)

    9 Jun 201914 Jun 2019

    Activity: Involvement in Scholarly EventsOrganize Conferences or other events

    'Sensible protesters began leaving the protest': The representation of social actors in the Hong Kong political movement

    Nga Man HO (Speaker)

    6 Dec 2018

    Activity: Talks or PresentationsOther Invited Talks or Presentations

    2018 International Conference on Bilingual Learning and Teaching

    Janet HO (Organizing Committee Member)

    25 Oct 201827 Oct 2018

    Activity: Involvement in Scholarly EventsOrganize Conferences or other events