Lay Shi (Liz) Ng, PhD

Liz is an experienced lecturer teaching Chinese as a second language. She started her teaching career in 2005. Prior to this she was a corporate planning executive of an insurance firm. Liz joined Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2014 after obtaining her PhD in linguistics and applied linguistics from Beijing Normal University, China. During her studies in Beijing, she received a full scholarship funded by the government of China. Her doctoral research has been chosen for one of the 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Awards by the Chinese Academic Journal, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Her area of expertise is in Chinese syntax. Her current research interests include Chinese grammaticalization, computer-assisted language learning, and mobile-assisted language learning.


  • PhD, Beijing Normal University
Lay Shi (Liz) Ng, PhD

SIT Study Abroad

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MALAYSIA: International Relations and New Economies

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