Workshop on Cantonese 粵語討論會 (WOC)

Workshop on Cantonese 粵語討論會 (WOC) is an annual event where participants can exchange and interact with each other to explore the interesting properties of Cantonese grammar, regardless of what theoretical background and training they have. WOC began in 2000 and each WOC has a specific theme, covering various aspects in Cantonese grammar and linguistics.

The 24th Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-24)

We are pleased to announce that the Twenty-fourth Workshop on Cantonese (WOC-24) is co-organized by The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK) and the Division of Languages and Communication, CPCE, PolyU. The workshop will be held physically on Saturday, July 6, 2024, at the PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus.

Registration  | WOC24_Call-for-paper Notice

WOC-23

Multiple Facets of Cantonese Conversations
粵語口語多角度分析

Date: June 24, 2023 (Saturday)
Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University (WLB204)

Call for Papers | WOC23 Program and Abstract (Finalized)

WOC-22

Post-verbal Elements in Cantonese: From Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
粵語動詞後成份:從共時或歷時角度出發

Date: June 25, 2022 (Saturday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (online via Zoom)

Call-for-papers Notice
Program and Abstracts

WOC-21

Interdisciplinary Studies of Cantonese
粵語的跨學科研究

Date: June 26, 2021 (Saturday)
Venue: The Education University of Hong Kong (online via Zoom)

Call-for-papers Notice
Program and Abstracts

WOC-20

Cantonese Grammar: Form, Meaning and Function
粵語語法研究:形式、意義及功能

Date: June 6, 2020 (Saturday)
Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University (online via Zoom)

Call-for-papers Notice
Program and Abstracts

WOC-19

Cantonese Study: An Empirical Approach
粵語研究:實證,實正!

Date: April 13, 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Program and Abstracts

WOC-18

Cantonese Idiomatic Expressions
做生不如做熟: 粵語的熟語

Date: April 21, 2018 (Saturday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-17

The Teaching and Learning Cantonese as an Additional Language
粵難粵學

Date: April 22, 2017 (Saturday)
Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Program

WOC-16

Everything You Want to Know about Cantonese
粵問粵開心

Date: April 9, 2016 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Poster | Program and Abstracts

WOC-15

Cantonese Classifier
粵語量詞

Date: April 11, 2015 (Saturday)
Venue: The University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-14

Grammaticalization in Cantonese
粵語中的語法化

Date: March 29, 2014 (Saturday)
Venue: City University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-13

The Interface of Sounds and Forms in Cantonese
粵語中語音與形式的界面

Date: March 16, 2013 (Saturday)
Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Program

WOC-12

"Sentence" in Cantonese: From a Cross-dialectal Perspective
粵語句子的界定:比較研究

Date: February 25, 2012 (Saturday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Poster | Program and Abstracts

WOC-11

Syntax and Semantics of Nominals in Cantonese
粵語名詞性成份的句法和語義

Date: March 5, 2011 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Poster | Program and Abstracts

WOC-10

New Horizons in Cantonese Grammar
粵語語法學的新視野

Date: November 13, 2010 (Saturday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-9

Representation and Standardization of Cantonese Sounds: Romanization and Standard Pronunciations
粵音的表徵和標準:粵拼和正音

Date: November 14, 2009 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Program and Abstracts

WOC-8

The Grammar of Hong Kong Ciu4jyu5
香港「潮語」的文法

Date: March 28, 2009 (Saturday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-7

Cantonese Meets Theoretical Linguistics
當粵語碰上理論時

Date: March 29, 2008 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Program and Abstracts

WOC-6

Adverbs in Cantonese Grammar: from Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives
粵語副詞研究:從共時與歷時語法出發

Date: April 1, 2007 (Sunday)
Venue: City University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-5

Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Recent Changes in Cantonese
從社會語言學看粵語近代的轉變

Date: April 29, 2006 (Saturday)
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

WOC-4

Interaction between Diachronic and Synchronic Cantonese Grammar
粵語歷時與共時語法的互動研究

Date: April 10, 2005 (Sunday)
Venue: City University of Hong Kong

Program and Abstracts

WOC-3

Deictic Properties of Cantonese Particles

Date: April 13, 2002 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

WOC-2

Workshop on Cantonese Verbal Complements
粵語補語討論會

Date: April 28, 2001 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Program and Abstracts

WOC-1

Workshop on Cantonese Particles
粵語助詞討論會

Date: November 18, 2000 (Saturday)
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Program and Abstracts