Julie M. Groves


Qualifications: M.A. (Linguistics) (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
RSA CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) (University of Cambridge)
B.Mus & B.Mus (Hons) (Victoria University of Wellington)
LRSM (Royal Schools of Music, London)
LTCL (Trinity College of Music, London)
Address: P O Box 1626
Shek Wu Hui
Hong Kong
Email: juliegroves@ln.edu.hk


Bio
Julie initially taught music and then worked as a secretary/administrator before becoming an ESOL teacher. She has taught English as a second or foreign language at tertiary level in New Zealand, mainland China and Hong Kong, and has also been involved with teacher training in mainland China. Her interests are self-access language learning, Chinese language, language attitudes and language planning. Since 2002 she has been based in Hong Kong, where she served for some time as the Assistant Self-Access Language Learning Co-ordinator in the Language Centre of Hong Kong Baptist University. She has also taught English at Lingnan University, and since August 2014 has been serving in the Teaching and Learning Centre there as the Manager of the Centre for Advancement of Outcomes-Based Education.

Research Interests
  • Self-Access Language Learning
  • Hong Kong English & World Englishes
  • Language attitudes towards Cantonese
  • Outcomes-Based Education
  • Quality enhancement of teaching and learning

Selected Publications or Creative Works

Books

  • Groves, Julie. 2016. Focus on Learning: Plagiarism A Guidebook for Educators, Teaching and Learning Centre, Lingnan University. Also available online at: http://tlc.ln.edu.hk/caobe/resources

Journal Articles

  • Pounder, James S, Elizabeth Ho Hung-Lam and Julie M. Groves. 2015. Faculty-Student Engagement in Teaching Observation and Evaluation: A Hong Kong Initiative. In Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, published online on 5 August 2015
  • Groves, Julie M. 2012. The Issue of Representativeness in Hong Kong English. Asian Englishes, 15(1), 28-45
  • Groves, Julie M. 2011. Linguistic Schizophrenia in Hong Kong. English Today, 108 (Vol 27/4) (Dec 2011), 33-42
  • Groves, Julie M. & Chan Hei Tao. 2010. Lexical Traps in Hong Kong English. English Today, 104 (Vol 26/4) (Dec 2010), 44-50
  • Groves, Julie M. 2010. Language or Dialect, Topolect or Regiolect? A comparative study of language attitudes towards the status of Cantonese in Hong Kong . Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 31(6) (Nov 2010), 531-551
  • Groves, Julie M. 2010. Error or Feature? The issue of interlanguage and deviations in non-native varieties of English. HKBU Papers in Applied Linguistics, 14 (Dec 2010), 108-129
  • Groves, Julie M. 2009 (Dec). Hong Kong English: Does it exist (yet)? HKBU Papers in Applied Linguistics, 13 (Dec 2009), 54-79
  • Groves, Julie M. Language or Dialect -- or Topolect? 2008. A Comparison of the Attitudes of Hong Kongers and Mainland Chinese towards the Status of Cantonese. (February) Sino-Platonic Papers, 179 (Online journal, available at: http://www.sino-platonic.org)
  • Groves, Julie M. 2007. Language or Dialect or Topolect? A Comparison of the Attitudes of Hong Kongers and Mainland Chinese towards the Status of Cantonese. HKBU Papers in Applied Language Studies, 11, 28-69
  • Groves, Julie M, Cheng, Mingming Minnie & Wong Yatyu Mena. 2007. The Acquisition of Four Types of 'There be' by Chinese Learners of English. HKBU Papers in Applied Language Studies, 11, 70-109

Refereeing activities

  • Served as a referee for a Tier One journal.

Conference / Seminar Presentations

  • Groves, Julie & Preet Hiradhar. 2015. Making Good Teaching Better Through Classroom-Based Action Research. Workshop at Lingnan University, 9 December 2015. http://tlc.ln.edu.hk/caobe/events
  • Groves, Julie M. & Chan, Hei Tao. 2010. When does an error become a feature of Hong Kong English? Seminar presentation at Hong Kong Baptist University Language Centre Seminar Series 2009-10 No.1
  • Groves, Julie M. & Chan, Hei Tao. 2009. Lexical Innovation in Hong Kong English. Seminar presentation at 5th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (16-17 October 2009)
  • Groves, Julie M. 2008 Language or Dialect -- or Topolect? A Comparison of the Attitudes of Hong Kongers and Mainland Chinese towards the Status of Cantonese. Seminar presentation at Hong Kong Baptist University Language Centre Seminar Series 2008-9 No.1
  • Groves, Julie M. 2007. Cantonese in Hong Kong: Language Attitudes and Educational Policy. Presented at the Language Education and Diversity conference, Waikato University of New Zealand, Hamilton, New Zealand, November 21-24.
  • Groves, Julie M., Huang Yue Yuan & Warren, Patricia B. 2007 Teaching Materials Sharing. Seminar presentation at HKBU LC Professional Development Seminar Series, 29 Oct 2007.

Conference Proceedings

  • Groves, Julie M. & Chan, Hei Tao 2010. When does an error become a feature of Hong Kong English? English Language Education in Asian Universities: Classroom practices and research issues. Proceedings of Fifth International Symposium for Teaching English - Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 72-86
  • Groves, Julie M. 2009 (July). Cantonese in Hong Kong: Language Attitudes and Educational Policy LED (Language Education and Diversity) 2007 Conference Proceedings (available on CD) Waikato University of New Zealand, Hamilton, New Zealand

Other

  • CAOBE (Centre for the Advancement of Outcomes-Based Education) Newsletter Series, January 2015 onwards. Available at: http://tlc.ln.edu.hk/caobe/newsletters
  • Groves, Julie M. 2009. Measuring Language Attitudes in Hong Kong: The Case of Cantonese in Hong Kong. Poster presentation at the Production, Perception, Attitude conference, University of Leuven, Belgium, April 2-3.
  • Groves, Julie M. 2007 & 2008 & 2009 & 2010 & 2011. A comparison of the attitudes of Hong Kongers and Mainland Chinese towards the status of Cantonese: Language or Dialect - or Topolect? Invited Presenter for Chinese University of Hong Kong MA in Linguistics program 'Seminars in Linguistic Research' course, October 4 2007, September 13 2008, September 25 2009, September 16 2010, October 13 2011

Courses Taught
  • Academic English
  • General English
  • IELTS Preparation
  • Self-Access Language Learning


With postgraduate students Lucy and Daniael
In my office
In class with Foundation English students
With one of my favourite animals!

At home in New Zealand