Dr HUANG Zeping, Michelle (黃澤萍博士)
MPhil (CUHK)

Assistant Professor

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Dr Huang holds a PhD in English Applied Linguistics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She joined HSUHK in 2023 after 10 years of experience as a lecturer in School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Dr Huang has been actively conducting interdisciplinary research at the intersection of applied linguistics and communication. Her research interests include corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, varieties of English, and L2 teaching. Through her work in corpus linguistics, Dr Huang analyses large collections of written and spoken texts to gain insights into language patterns and usage. Her expertise in corpus linguistics allows her to delve into the intricacies of language use in different professional settings.

In addition to research, Dr Huang has taught a variety of courses in linguistics and language-related communication to undergraduates and postgraduates at HSUHK, HKBU, and CUHK.

PublicationsBook ChapterConference PresentationsProfessional and Community ServicesCourses Taught
  • Song, Y, Huang, Z., Schuldt, J., & Yuan, Y. C. (2022). National prisms of a global phenomenon: A comparative study of press coverage of climate change in the US, UK, and China. Journalism, 23(10), 2208-2229. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884921989124 [SSCI] (Impact factor: 3.14)
  • Song, Y., Lee, CC, & Huang, Z. (2021).  The news prism of nationalism versus globalism: How does the U.S., UK and Chinese elite press cover “China’s Rise”?  Journalism, 22 (8), 2071–2090. [SSCI] (Impact factor: 3.14)
  • Huang, Z. & Bui, G. (2019). Lexical bundles in conversation across Englishes: What can core and peripheral bundles reveal? English World-Wide40 (3), 299-324.  [SSCI] (Impact factor: 2.41)
  • Bui, G. & Huang, Z. (2018). L2 fluency as influenced by content familiarity and planning: Performance, measurement, and pedagogy. Language Teaching Research, 22 (1), 94-114. DOI: 10.1177/1362168816656650 [SSCI] (Impact factor: 3.401)
  • Huang, Z. (2014). The effects of paper-based DDL on the acquisition of lexico-grammatical patterns in L2 writing. ReCALL, 26 (2), 163-183. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0958344014000020 [SSCI] (Impact factor: 4.235)
  • Huang, Z. (2010). Revisiting the effects of concordancing on lexico-grammatical patterns of signaling nouns in EFL writing. Journal of Applied English3, 81-92.
TopBook Chapter
  • Braine, G., Wang, J. & Huang, Z. (2017). Introduction to academic writing: A guide for Chinese students. Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press, Shanghai, China. [Core Textbooks]
TopConference Presentations
  • Mak, A. & Huang, Z. (2023). Communicating and managing aspirational talk-action tensions: An integrated approach of CSR discourse analysis. The 106th AEJMC (The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication) Annual Conference, August, Washington DC, US.
  • Huang, Z. & Song, Y. (2022). News Coverage of the Anti-ELAB Protests in the US, the UK, Mainland China and Hong Kong: A Cross-Regions Computational Analysis. The 72nd International Communication Association (ICA) Conference 2022, 26-30 May 2022.
  • Song, Y., Huang, Z., Schuldt, J.P., & Yuan, Y. (2020). National prisms of a global phenomenon: A comparative study of press coverage of climate change in the US, UK and China. AEJMC virtual conference, 6-9 August 2020.
  • Huang, Z. (2020). Yellow or Blue? Ideological divergence on Anti-extradition Bill Protest in Hong Kong English News Media. Corpora and Discourse International Conference, 17-19 June 2020, University of Sussex, UK. (Virtual conference due to Covid-19)
  • Huang, Z. & Song, Y. (2018). Gap between reality and rhetoric: China’s self-branding of its rise and the perceptions of the Anglo-American newspapers. Corpora and Discourse International Conference, 22-24 June 2018, Lancaster University, UK.
  • Huang, Z. (2018). Lexical bundles in conversation across English varieties: A core-periphery approach. Corpus Approaches to Lexicogrammar (LxGr) Symposium 16 June, 2018, Edge Hill University, UK.
  • Zhang, G. & Huang, Z. (2016). “Discourse features of conference presentations revealed by lexical bundles”. The 3rd Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference, 21-23 October 2016, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
  • Huang, Z. & Song, Y. (2016). “What does China’s rise mean? A CDA corpus study of news coverage among Mainland China, Hong Kong, US and UK”. Full paper to be presented in the 37th ICAME conference (Theme: Corpus Linguistics across Cultures), 25-29 May, 2016 in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • Song, Y., Lee, C. & Huang, Z. (2016). “Political and media systems matter: U.S., Chinese and British press coverage of China’s rise, 2008-2014”. Full paper presented in The 66th ICA Conference (Theme: Communicating with Power), 9-13 June 2016 in Fukuoka, Japan.
  • Huang, Z. (2013). “Lexical bundles in private dialogues and public dialogues: A comparative study of English varieties”. Corpus Linguistics Conference 2013, 22-26 July, Lancaster University, UK.
TopProfessional and Community Services
Journal reviewer
  • Language Teaching Research [SSCI]
  • System [SSCI]
  • Corpora [SSCI]
  • Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching [SSCI]
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly [SSCI]
  • Journal of Media, Culture & Society [SSCI]
Honorary assistant professor (2017– present) Co-supervisor of postgraduate research candidate, Faculty of Dentistry, the University of Hong Kong.
TopCourses Taught
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • From English to Englishes and Beyond
  • Bilingualism
  • The Sound System of Language
  • Second Language Teaching
  • Morphology and Syntax for ELT
  • World Englishes and their Cultures
  • The Art of Persuasion
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing for Professional Communication