Centennial College - Dr Leo Francis Hoye

English and
​Applied Linguistics

Dr Leo Francis Hoye 何理灝博士(副教授)

Associate Professor
E-mail leo.hoye@centennialcollege.hku.hk
Tel (852) 3762 6217


Before joining Centennial College, Dr Hoye was an Associate Professor in The Faculty of Education (English Language Education), the University of Hong Kong, moving later to the Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities (Linguistics), as Honorary Associate Professor. He teaches and researches in English Language, Communication, Multimodality, and Pragmatics. He has published widely on language and is now working on Pragmatics: The Key Concepts (Routledge). Dr Hoye has worked with government and education agencies in France, Italy, Denmark, Romania, Czech Republic, Poland and Chile.


Academic and Professional Qualifications

DSc (Linguistics), University of Bucharest, Romania
MA (Applied Linguistics), University of Reading, UK
PGCE (Teaching English as a Second Language), University of Wales (Bangor), UK
BA (Hons) French, University of Wales (Lampeter)




Research Interests

English Language - Grammar, Semantics, Pragmatics
Visual Communication and Visual Literacy
Semiotics and Visual Pragmatics
Branding across Cultures

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