CCF – Li

The Journey to My PhD 我的读博之旅

Friday 24th May 2024
Auditorium, The McClay Library


Xuan LI (李轩) is a researcher in linguistics at School of Arts, English and Languages and he just passed his PhD viva early this May. His research interests encompass pragmatics, second language acquisition, and psycholinguistics. His PhD project investigates the Chinese adult English learners’ comprehension of sarcasm in English tweets under the relevance-theoretical framework. In addition, he is exploring the Chinese concept of 阴阳怪气 (Yīn-Yáng guài qì, reptilian) within Chinese social media platforms.


1. A brief introduction of my PhD project and its implications
2. Reflecting on the journey of my PhD study
3. Sharing my viva experience

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