Felix Chao   

Felix Chao

Senior Lecturer

Tel  3943 8717


Dr. Chao holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors (BA), a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chinese language and literature from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His academic and research interests include classical Chinese literature, Chinese grammar, Chinese communication skills, Chinese language education and Independent learning. He was the program director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Chinese Language and Literature for Teachers (PGDCT) at The Hong Kong Baptist University, and the developer of AC240C Chinese Communication: Theory and Practices of the Open University of Hong Kong. He has also developed and teaches courses for The City University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Baptist University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Selected Publications

2011. Independent learning in need or in crisis? Independent learning under the new four-year undergraduate curriculum in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on e-Learning, 117–123. Reading: Academic Publishing Limited. (With Chan, Y. H., Gaskell, D. D. & Tan, M. A.).

2010. A reflection on teaching classical poems for language education purpose”. In L. Y. Lee, L. Y. Chao, S. Y. Wong, B. C. Ng, Q. F. Yu, L. M. Lee, . . . P. Y. Yim (Eds.), SCE 35th anniversary anthology of education theses. (pp.45–55). Hong Kong: Early childhood and Elementary Education Division of the School of Continuing Education of the Hong Kong Baptist University.

2009. The traditional and creative language forms of modern Chinese children’s poetry. Journal of basic education, 18.1, 43–67.

2004. A study on the relation of the writing styles between Fu Shan and Han Yu. In Zhongguo tang dai wen xue xue hui, Xibei da xue zhong wen xi & Guangxi shi fan da xue chu ban she (Eds). Tangdai wenxue yanjiu, 10. (pp.407–418) Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press.

2001. Diagrams and the teaching of modern Chinese grammar. In S. L. Deng (Ed). Tertiary language education for the coming century. (pp.221–240). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press.

1999. Practical writing express – effective cover letter. Hong Kong: SUNBEAM Publications(HK) Ltd.(with Fan S. B., Tsui W. Y. & Leung K. F.).