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Dr YE, Yingying Mariana

Dr YE, Yingying Mariana

Lecturer

BA (Zhejiang Normal); MA (H.K. Baptist U.); MA, PhD (City H.K.)

mariana.ye@cpce-polyu.edu.hk

Teaching and Scholarly Interests: Functional Syntax; Lexical Semantics; English and Chinese Linguistics; Language Education; Bilingual Translation

Output/ Activities/ Achievements

Dr Mariana Ye received her Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics from City University of Hong Kong. Her doctoral thesis is an investigation of the form-meaning mapping referential relations encoded in Chinese noun phrases in contrast to English nominals under the construction-based functional approach. Dr Ye previously obtained two Master of Arts degrees respectively in Language Studies (specialising in General Linguistics) and Translation and Bilingual Communication. She was awarded a bachelor’s degree in English with a specialisation in Language Teaching, where she started to devote herself to the language education profession.

Prior to joining the Division of Languages and Communication, Dr Ye was a postdoctoral fellow and project manager at City University of Hong Kong. She is interested in conducting language-oriented, theoretically-motivated, and empirically-validated research. She had published one SSCI-indexed journal and two peer-reviewed book chapters which were published by Springer and the Beijing Commercial Press.