Professor Sam Leung
Head, School of General Education and Languages
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
I coordinate the English Language Section at the Institute. I am responsible for developing the English Language Curriculum at undergraduate level.
I taught and coordinated Spanish language and culture courses at various levels.
A full-time Master's degree which has trained me to design English language courses for different academic disciplines and professiona contexts.
Postgraduate Diploma of Education
This five-year full-time program included a foundation year with subjects in the areas of Spanish Linguistics, Literary Studies and Latin. This was followed by a specialization in English Studies covering areas such as English Linguistics, Literature, English and American History and History of the English Language.
2004-2011: Director, Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
Elected board director for three consecutive terms.
Current: Editor, Journal of World Languages.
A new interdisciplinary journal dedicated to analyzing the impact of globalization in the functions of world languages.
2008-2013: Editor www.sinoele.org
A professional research group in the area of teaching Spanish as a foreign language to Chinese speakers.
Current: Examiner, Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE)
Current: Examiner IBO Spanish.
A series of 13 programs dedicated to the Spanish operatic genre of Zarzuela. In collaboration with Stacey Rodda.
A series of 28 programs introducing Spanish language and culture. In collaboration with Serina Ha Miu Yin.
A program dedicated to Amancio Prada and his musical renditions of16th Century Spanish mystical poetry, most notably St. John of the Cross's Spiritual Canticle. In collaboration with Stacey Rodda
Project title: English enhancement project.
Total amount: HKD 459,785.46
Project title: Developing learning objects for Spanish language and culture.
Amount (HKD 86,000, including HKD 50,000 from an UGC matching grant).
Project title: Developing multimedia materials for Spanish language and culture.
Total amount: HKD 145,000 (HKD 125,000 from the university and HKD 20,000 from an external donation)