Tiffany Pang

BA & BEd, MA

Instructor II at Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-Lin Language Centre

Contact Information

Office: LI-3400
(852) 3442 6651
(852) 3442 0165

Tiffany taught in various universities, including the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) before/after joining the Language Centre of the City University of Hong Kong (CityU). Her teaching covers translation, semantics, sociolinguistics, film studies, business English, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and teacher-training courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Serving as the Course Lead of GE 2412 English for Humanities and Social Sciences, Tiffany contributes to the development of instructional units, manages administrative issues relevant to the course, and provides regular guidance to the course instructors.

Additionally, Tiffany received a Teaching Development Grant (TDG) (HK$239,877) in 2018, which was used to support her project entitled “Maximizing students’ discovery in research presentation: The development of a student research showcase and an e-learning website”. As the Principal Investigator of the project, Tiffany managed the organization of the Student Research Showcase, and designed an e-learning website ( which aims to guide undergraduate students to analyze the semiotic and linguistic features of academic posters, and raise their awareness of poster presentation as a spoken academic genre.

Meanwhile, Tiffany has also been facilitating inter-university partnership by serving as a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Hong Kong Continuing Professional Development Hub (HKCPD), with the aim to foster educational collaborations between CityU, HKU, PolyU, the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).

In recognition of her contributions, Tiffany was nominated for the Teaching Excellence Award (CityU) in 2019/2020. She is also an awardee of the Innovative CityU-Learning Award in 2020/2021.


  1. Pang, T. Y. (2015). The power relations of males and females—An exploration into gender differences regarding apologizing strategies adopted by university students in Hong Kong. In K. C. Li, K. Leung, J. Yam, S. Lee, F. Lee, & M. Tsoi (Eds.), Proceedings of the First International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies (pp. 144-163). Hong Kong: Chartered Institute of Linguists Hong Kong Society.
  2. Pang, T. Y. (2015). Gender and motivation regarding English acquisition in Hong Kong, CAES International Conference: Faces of English—Theory, Practice and Pedagogy, Hong Kong, June 11- 13.
  3. Pang, T. Y. (2015). Cultural transfer by colonialism—An exploration into socio-cultural differences regarding compliment response strategies adopted by Hong Kong and British undergraduates, 21st IAICS cum the 11th CAFIC Conference: Culture, Communication, and Hybridity in an Age of Globalization, Hong Kong, July 15-18.
  4. Wu, J, & Pang, T. Y. (2016). Suggestions on genre-based teaching approach in business English writing lessons—A report of English for Business Communication course at City University of Hong Kong [體裁教學法與商務英語寫作教學— 基於香港城市大學的課程觀摩]. Educational Research on Foreign Languages and Arts, 3, 39-43.
  5. Pang, T. Y. (2018). The effectiveness of using synchronous collaborative tools in the peer review process, the 7th International Conference on Knowledge and Education Technology, Edinburgh, August 22-24.
  6. Pang, T. Y. (2019). Technology-assisted teaching and learning in an ESP classroom, Confluence: An Ensemble of ELT Pedagogies, Hong Kong, Jun 1.
  7. Pang, T. Y. (2020). Fostering undergraduates’ competence in research presentation: An experiential approach, HKCPD Hub Virtual International Conference 2021, Hong Kong, January 8-10.