Lin, Hua


Phone number: (250) 721-6643
Department: Linguistics

Research description:

Phonology (the sound system of language)
Second language acquisition
Chinese linguistics (sound system, word system, sentence structure, writing, history and dialects)
English as a second language teaching and learning
Chinese as a second language teaching and learning
Chinese and English sound systems in contrast
Applied linguistics
Bilingual education

International research:

I have been doing research on bilingual education in collaboration with two private K-12 schools in

International activities:

I have been co-authoring a set of 12 bilingual (English and Chinese) Information Technology textbooks for China. These textbooks are now being tested at a large private school in China.

Countries lived or worked in:



Mandarin Chinese

UVic Speakers bureau

Hua Lin takes part in the UVic Speakers Bureau.
More information about the Speakers Bureau can be found here.

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