Dr BUI Hiu Yuet, Gavin (貝曉越博士)
BA (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies)

Associate Head and Associate Professor
Department of English

Tel : (852) 3963 5440

Dr Bui?holds a BA (with Distinction) in English and a PhD in Applied Linguistics. His research interests lie in task-based language teaching and learning, L3 learning motivation, and L2 writing. Dr Bui was a recipient of an RGC grant on L2 learning task research (2014-17), as well as the HSMC Teaching Excellence Awards (2015-16). Currently he serves as Co-editor of Asian Journal of English Language Teaching (The Chinese University Press).

Funded Research ProjectsJournal Articles and Academic Book ChaptersResearch Tool: CALFNewspaper ArticlesCommunity Services
TopFunded Research Projects
  • 2021-2023 Principal Investigator. ‘Functional Adequacy in Second Language Speaking and Writing Tasks: Measurement and Pedagogy’ (Ref. No. UGC/FDS14/H13/20). 2020/21 Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grant Council. Award: HK $907,910.00 (24 months). Link:?https://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/funding_opport/fds/funded%20research/fds2021.html
  • 2014-2017 Principal Investigator. ‘Task Sequencing with Different Task Types and Conditions in Task-based Language Teaching: A Longitudinal Study on Immediate Task Performance and Long-term Proficiency Development’ (Ref. No. UGC/FDS14/H01/14). 2014/15 Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grant Council. Award: HK $684,526.00 (36 months). Link:?http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/result/sf/fds1415.htm
  • 2012-2014 Principal Investigator. “A Cognitive Approach to Improving Second Language Oral Performance in Task-based Language Teaching”. HSMC Research Fund (24 months).
TopJournal Articles and Academic Book Chapters
  • Bui, G., & Yu, R. (To appear). Differentiating task repetition from task rehearsal. In N. P. Sudharshana & L. Mukhopadhyay (Eds.),?Task-based language teaching and assessment: Contemporary reflections from across the world. Singapore: Springer.
  • Teng, F., & Bui, G. (2020). Thai university students studying in China: Identity, imagined communities, and communities of practice.?Applied Linguistics Review,?11(2), 341-368. doi:?https://doi.org/10.1515/applirev-2017-0109? [SSCI-indexed]
  • Bui, G. (2019 online). Influence of learners’ prior knowledge, L2 proficiency and pre-task planning time on L2 lexical complexity.?IRALInternational Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching.?https://doi.org/10.1515/iral-2018-0244?[SSCI-indexed]
  • Bui, G., Ahmadian, M., & Hunter, A. (2019). Spacing effects on repeated L2 task performance.?System,?81,?1–13.??https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2018.12.006? [SSCI-indexed]
  • Huang, Z., & Bui, G. (2019). Lexical bundles in conversation across Englishes: What can core and peripheral bundles reveal??English World-Wide,?40(3), 299–324.?https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.00033.hua?[SSCI-indexed]
  • Bui, G., & Teng, F. (2019 online). Exploring complexity in L2 and L3 motivational systems: A dynamic systems theory perspective.?The Language Learning Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/09571736.2019.1610032 [ESCI/Scopus-indexed]
  • Bui, G., & Kong, A. (2019). Metacognitive instruction for peer review interaction in L2 writing.?Journal of Writing Research, 11(2), 357–392.?https://doi.org/10.17239/jowr-2019.11.02.05?[ESCI/SCOPUS-indexed]
  • Kong, A., & Bui, G. (2019). Reader stances and writer responses in L2 peer review: A study of L2 writing literacy among Hong Kong secondary school students.?The?Asian EFL Journal,?23(5), 139–186. [Corresponding author] [Scopus-indexed]?https://www.asian-efl-journal.com/main-journals/2019-main-journal/volume-23-issue-5-2019/
  • Kong, A., & Bui, G. (2019). Disambiguating recasts with prosodic and extra-linguistic cues in task-based interactions among young learners.?Language Teaching for Young Learners,?1(2), 187–206. [Corresponding author]?https://doi.org/10.1075/ltyl.18008.kon
  • Bui, G. (2019). Task-readiness and L2 task performance across proficiency levels. In Z. Wen & M. Ahmadian (Eds.),?Researching L2 task performance and pedagogy: In honour of Peter Skehan?(pp. 253–277). Amsterdam, the Netherlands: John Benjamins.?https://doi.org/10.1075/tblt.13.12bui? [Scopus-indexed]
  • Bui, G., & M. F. Teng. (2019). Task planning and task-readiness. In J. Liontas (Ed.),?The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.?https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0972
  • Bui, G., & Yu, R. (2019). Spaced multi-draft composing and feedback in mainland Chinese English as a foreign language secondary school writing literacy. In B. Reynolds & M. F. Teng (Eds.),?English literacy instruction for Chinese speakers?(pp. 127–141). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.?https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-6653-6_8?[Scopus-indexed]
  • Bui, G., & Huang, Z. (2018). L2 fluency as influenced by content familiarity and planning: Performance, methodology and pedagogy.?Language Teaching Research,?22(1), 94–114.?https://doi.org/10.1177/1362168816656650?[SSCI-indexed]
  • Bui, G., & Teng, F. (2018). Exploring learners’ self-reported behavioral patterns in two task-readiness conditions: A qualitative study.?Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics, 41(2), 129–149.?https://doi.org/10.1515/cjal-2018-0008? [ESCI/Scopus-indexed]
  • Man, L., Bui, G., & Teng, F. (2018). From second language to third language learning: Exploring a dual-motivation system among multilinguals.?Australian Review of Applied Linguistics,?41(1), 61–90.?https://doi.org/10.1075/aral.17051.man?[Corresponding author] [ESCI/Scopus-indexed]
  • Bui, G., Skehan, P., & Wang, Z. (2018). Task condition effects on advanced level foreign language performance. In P. A. Malovrh & A. Benati (Eds.),?The handbook of advanced proficiency in second language acquisition?(pp. 219–237). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.?https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119261650.ch12
  • Bui, G., & Skehan, P. (2018). Complexity, fluency and accuracy. In J. Liontas (Ed.),?The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching?(pp.1–8).?Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.?https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0046
  • Bui, G. (2018). Total physical response. In J. Liontas (Ed.),?The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching?(pp. 927–932).?Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.?https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0163
  • Bui, G. (2018). A lexical approach to teaching formality in freshman L2 academic writing. In L. T. Wong & W. L. Wong (Eds.),?Teaching and learning English for academic purposes: Current research and practices?(pp.111–124). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. [Scopus-indexed]?Link
  • Bui, H. Y. G. (2014). The use of?shall/will?with pronouns: Collocations in L1 and L2 writing.?TESL Reporter,?47(2), 21–34.?Link
  • Bui, H. Y. G. (2014). Task readiness: Theoretical framework and empirical evidence from topic familiarity, strategic planning, and proficiency levels. In P. Skehan (Ed.),?Processing perspectives on task performance?(pp. 63–93). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.?https://doi.org/10.1075/tblt.5.03gav
  • Bei, X. G. (2013). Review of?Hong Kong English?by Setter, Wong, & Chan.?English World-Wide,?34(3), 383–385.?https://doi.org/10.1075/eww.34.3.09xia?[SSCI-indexed]
  • Skehan, P., Bei, X., Li, Q., & Wang, Z. (2012). The task is not enough: Processing approaches to task-based performance.?Language Teaching Research, 16(2),?170–187.?https://doi.org/10.1177/1362168811428414?[SSCI-indexed]
  • Bei, X. G. (2011). Formality in second language discourse: Measurement and performance.?Interdisciplinary Humanities, 28(1), 32–41.
  • 貝曉越。(2009)。寫作任務的練習效應和教師反饋對不同外語水平學生寫作質量和流利度的影響 (The effects of writing task repetition and teacher feedback on writing quality and fluency among students of different proficiency levels)。《現代外語》, 32(4), 389–398. [CSSCI-indexed]?Link
TopResearch Tool: CALF
CALF is an automatic analytical tool for spoken (and written, if coded properly) data analyses. Developed with the generous support from RGC Hong Kong (UGC/FDS14/H01/14), CALF processes coded files and outputs a wide range of results for measures in complexity, accuracy, fluency, and lexis. Detailed coding scheme and methods are provided in the website too. It is freely available for everyone! The CALF analytic tool can be accessed at?http://www.censpothk.com/calf/
TopNewspaper Articles
  • Bui, G. (2019, May 3). 語言無關智商 愈早學愈流利。[Language and intelligence]. Weiweipo. p. A18. http://paper.wenweipo.com/2019/05/03/ED1905030016.htm
  • 貝曉越 (2017, 5月31日). 七成英文詞彙不是英文?. 《星島日報》, 頁 F02。
  • 貝曉越 (2015, 10月26日). 語言與思維. 《星島日報》, 頁 F02。
  • 貝曉越 (2013, 12月6日). Three or Free? - 英語口音誤區。 《文匯報》, 頁A28。
  • 貝曉越 (2013年1月9日)。英文交際能力的培養─任務型教學探討。 《星島日報》,頁F02。
  • 貝曉越 (2010年12月15日)。 語言學習關鍵期和輸入。 《星島日報》,頁F02。
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