Dr. SUNG Chit Cheung Matthew (宋哲彰)

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34429873

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Matthew Sung is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at City University of Hong Kong, having previously taught at the University of Hong Kong and later at Lingnan University as Assistant Professor. He specialises in applied sociolinguistics. His recent publications have appeared in journals such as ELT Journal, English Today, System, LinguaCompare, Applied Linguistics Review, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Journal of Gender Studies, Language, Culture and CurriculumLinguistics and EducationResearch Papers in Education, and Journal of Language, Identity and Education.


PhD, Linguistics, Lancaster University, UK

MPhil, University of Hong Kong

BA with First Class Honours, University of Hong Kong

Research Interests/Areas

Applied Sociolinguistics

Language, Identity and Ideology

English as a Lingua Franca

World Englishes


Second Language Education

International Education