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Dr SUNG Chit Cheung Matthew

BA (University of Hong Kong), MPhil (University of Hong Kong), PhD (Lancaster University)

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: M8084 CMC
Phone: 34429873
Fax: 34420288
Email: matthew.sung@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Sociolinguistics; English as a Lingua Franca; Language and Identity; Second Language Learning
Matthew Sung is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at City University of Hong Kong. He joined City University of Hong Kong in August 2017, having previously taught at the University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from Lancaster University, UK.

He works within the field of English Applied Linguistics, with research interests in sociolinguistics, English as a lingua franca, language ideology, language and identity, and second language learning. His recent publications have appeared in journals such as ELT Journal, English Today, System, Applied Linguistics Review, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Journal of Gender Studies, Language, Culture and Curriculum, and Linguistics and Education.

He currently teaches courses on sociolinguistics, world Englishes, intercultural communication, professional communication and academic writing.