Raymond Pai

Lecturer | Cantonese Language | On professional development leave Sept 1, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021
phone 604 822 4131
location_on Auditorium Annex B 211

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On professional development leave from September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

Raymond Pai is a Lecturer and the Director of the Cantonese Language Program at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada-funded PhD student in the UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education.

He teaches all levels of Cantonese courses and collaborates with the local community and organizations on various Cantonese-related projects. He received his MA in Linguistics from Brigham Young University. Having taught Chinese at the Defense Language Institute and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, he is currently the Cantonese examiner for the University of Arizona as well as a certified Cantonese examiner for the American Council on the Teaching of the Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

A native of Hong Kong, Raymond’s research and teaching interests include heritage language education, language ideology and learner identity, language technology and testing, and popular culture in language education.

Cantonese resources:
UBC Cantonese: http://cantonese.arts.ubc.ca

UBC Cantonese on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UBCCantonese/
Raymond Pai: 
https://blogs.ubc.ca/raymondpai
Hong Kong Canada Crosscurrents: 
http://chinesecanadian.ubc.ca/hong-kong-canada-crosscurrents/


Raymond Pai

Lecturer | Cantonese Language | On professional development leave Sept 1, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021
phone 604 822 4131
location_on Auditorium Annex B 211

On professional development leave from September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

Raymond Pai is a Lecturer and the Director of the Cantonese Language Program at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada-funded PhD student in the UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education.

He teaches all levels of Cantonese courses and collaborates with the local community and organizations on various Cantonese-related projects. He received his MA in Linguistics from Brigham Young University. Having taught Chinese at the Defense Language Institute and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, he is currently the Cantonese examiner for the University of Arizona as well as a certified Cantonese examiner for the American Council on the Teaching of the Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

A native of Hong Kong, Raymond’s research and teaching interests include heritage language education, language ideology and learner identity, language technology and testing, and popular culture in language education.

Cantonese resources:
UBC Cantonese: http://cantonese.arts.ubc.ca

UBC Cantonese on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UBCCantonese/
Raymond Pai: 
https://blogs.ubc.ca/raymondpai
Hong Kong Canada Crosscurrents: 
http://chinesecanadian.ubc.ca/hong-kong-canada-crosscurrents/

Raymond Pai

Lecturer | Cantonese Language | On professional development leave Sept 1, 2021 to Dec 31, 2021
phone 604 822 4131
location_on Auditorium Annex B 211

On professional development leave from September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

Raymond Pai is a Lecturer and the Director of the Cantonese Language Program at the University of British Columbia. He is also a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada-funded PhD student in the UBC Department of Language and Literacy Education.

He teaches all levels of Cantonese courses and collaborates with the local community and organizations on various Cantonese-related projects. He received his MA in Linguistics from Brigham Young University. Having taught Chinese at the Defense Language Institute and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, he is currently the Cantonese examiner for the University of Arizona as well as a certified Cantonese examiner for the American Council on the Teaching of the Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

A native of Hong Kong, Raymond’s research and teaching interests include heritage language education, language ideology and learner identity, language technology and testing, and popular culture in language education.

Cantonese resources:
UBC Cantonese: http://cantonese.arts.ubc.ca

UBC Cantonese on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UBCCantonese/
Raymond Pai: 
https://blogs.ubc.ca/raymondpai
Hong Kong Canada Crosscurrents: 
http://chinesecanadian.ubc.ca/hong-kong-canada-crosscurrents/