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Name: Siaw-Fong  Chung
Institution: National Cheng Chi University
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State and/or Country: Taiwan   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Language Family(ies): Malayo-Polynesian
Selected Publications: Chung, Siaw-Fong. Forthcoming. “A Corpus-based Study of SARS in English News Reporting in Malaysia and in the United Kingdom.” International Review of Pragmatics.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2011. “Uses of Ter- in Malay: A Corpus-based Study.” Journal of Pragmatics. 43(3). pp. 799-813.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2010. 'Numeral Classifier Buah in Malay: A Corpus-based Study.' Language and Linguistics. 11(3). pp. 553-577.

Chung, Siaw-Fong and Chu-Ren Huang. 2010. “Using Collocations to Establish the Source Domains of Conceptual Metaphors.” Journal of Chinese Linguistics. 38(2). pp. 183-223.

Chung, Siaw-Fong, Shu-Yi Wang and Yu-Wen Tseng. 2010. “The Construction of the NCCU Foreign Language Learner Corpus.” Foreign Language Studies. 12. pp.71-98.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2009. “A Corpus-based Study on Figurative Language through the Chinese Five Elements and Body Part Terms.” International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP). Special Issue on Computer Assisted Language Learning.14(2). pp. 221-236.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2008. “Cross-linguistic Comparisons of the MARKET Metaphors.” Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. 4(2). pp. 141-175.

Chung, Siaw-Fong and Kathleen Ahrens. 2008. “MARVS Revisited: Incorporating Sense Distribution and Mutual Information into Near-Synonym Analyses.” Language and Linguistics: Lexicon, Grammar and Natural Language Processing. 9(2). pp. 415-434.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2005. “A Communicative Approach to Teaching Grammar: Theory and Practice.” The English Teacher. 34. Selangor: Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (MELTA). pp. 33-50.

Chung, Siaw-Fong, Kathleen Ahrens and Chu-Ren Huang. 2005. “Source Domains as Concept Domains in Metaphorical Expressions.” International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing (IJCLCLP).10 (4). pp. 553-570.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2005. “Kena as a Third Type of Malay Passive.” Oceanic Linguistics. 44(1). University of Hawaii Press. pp. 194-214.

Chung, Siaw-Fong. 2004. “Dalam in Malay: Image Schema Perspective.” In Gordon Fulton, Bill Sullivan and Arle Lommel (eds.). LACUS FORUM XXX: Language, Thought and Reality. Victoria B.C., Canada: Linguistics Association of Canada and the United States. pp. 147-158.
Courses Taught: Post-graduate Courses:
Figurative Language and its Applications in Language Teaching
Semantics and TESOL
Quantitative Research Methods in Language Studies
Corpus Linguistics and Language Teaching

Undergraduate Courses:
Introduction to Semantics
Writing and Reading II

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