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Shao Q; Gao XA, 2019, 'Methods and approaches in language policy research', in McKinley J; Rose H (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 253 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780367824471-22

Li Y; Han Y; Gao X, 2019, 'Young learners' motivation for learning English', in Garton S; Copland F (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners, Routledge, pp. 60 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315623672

Gao X, 2019, 'Research and Teacher Education in English Language Teaching: Section Introduction', in Second Handbook of English Language Teaching, Springer International Publishing, pp. 985 - 989, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02899-2_67

Tao J; Gao A, 2018, 'Mainland Chinese undergraduates’ challenges and strategic responses in adapting to Hong Kong.', in Li G; Ma W (ed.), Educating Chinese–Heritage Students in the Global–Local Nexus Identities, Challenges, and Opportunities, Routledge, pp. 105 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315394541

Gao A, 2017, 'Language teacher autonomy and social censure', in Chik A; Aoki N; Smith R (ed.), Autonomy in Language Learning and Teaching New Research Agendas, Springer, pp. 29 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-52998-5_3

Tao, Jian ; Gao A, 2017, 'Understanding language learners’ teacher dependence in China', in Raya MJ; Martos J; Tassinari MG (ed.), Learner and Teacher Autonomy in Higher Education: Perspectives from Modern Language Teaching, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, pp. 55 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.3726/978-3-653-05464-4

Gao X, 2017, 'Dealing with criticism when publishing qualitative research', in McKinley J; Rose H (ed.), DOING RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS: REALITIES, DILEMMAS, AND SOLUTIONS, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 225 - 234, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000414595000022&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao X; Tao J, 2016, 'ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN CONDUCTING TEXT-BASED ONLINE APPLIED LINGUISTICS RESEARCH', in DeCosta PI (ed.), ETHICS IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS RESEARCH: LANGUAGE RESEARCHER NARRATIVES, edn. Second Language Acquisition Research Series, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 181 - 194, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372842300012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao X, 2016, 'To Stay or Not to Stay in Hong Kong: An Examination of Mainland Chinese Undergraduates’ After-Graduation Plans', in Cheng YC; Cheung ACK; Ng SW (ed.), Education in the Asia-Pacific Region, SPRINGER, pp. 185 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-667-6_10

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'A Comparative Study on Commitment to Teaching', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 83 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_6

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'An Ethico-political Analysis of Teacher Identity Construction', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 179 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_11

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Conclusion: Crossing Boundaries and Becoming English Language Teachers in Multilingual Contexts', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 193 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_12

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Cross-Border Pre-service Teachers in Hong Kong: Identity and Integration', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 35 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_3

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Identity Construction in a Foreign Land: Native-Speaking English Teachers and the Contestation of Teacher Identities in Hong Kong Schools', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 137 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_9

Vitanova G; Miller ER; Andy Gao X; Deters P, 2014, 'Introduction to theorizing and analyzing agency in second language learning: Interdisciplinary approaches', in Theorizing and Analyzing Agency in Second Language Learning: Interdisciplinary Approaches, pp. 1 - 13

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'It Is Not a Bad Idea for Me to Be a Language Teacher!', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 17 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_2

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Journeys Towards Teaching: Pre-service English Language Teachers' Understandings and Experiences of Teaching and Teacher Education in Hong Kong', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 51 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_4

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Language Teacher Education in a Multilingual Context Experiences from Hong Kong Introduction', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_1

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Language Teachers and the Falling Language Standards in Hong Kong: An Internet-Based Inquiry', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 67 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_5

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Learning, Teaching, and Constructing Identities Abroad: ESL Pre-service Teacher Experiences During a Short-Term International Experience Programme', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 117 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_8

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'Political Conspiracy or Decoy Marketing?: Experienced Chinese Teachers' Perceptions of Using Putonghua as a Medium of Instruction in Hong Kong', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 161 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_10

Trent J; Gao X; Gu M, 2014, 'The Construction and Reconstruction of Teacher Identities: The Case of Second Career English Language Teachers in Hong Kong', in LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION IN A MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT: EXPERIENCES FROM HONG KONG, SPRINGER, pp. 97 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7392-9_7

Deters P; Andy Gao X; Miller ER; Vitanova G, 2014, 'Theorizing and analyzing agency in second language learning: Interdisciplinary approaches', in Theorizing and Analyzing Agency in Second Language Learning: Interdisciplinary Approaches, pp. 1 - 281

Gao X, 2013, 'Motivated by Visions: Stories from Chinese Contexts', in Ushioda E (ed.), INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON MOTIVATION: LANGUAGE LEARNING AND PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGES, PALGRAVE, pp. 176 - 191, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000404734400011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2012, 'WORKING IN HONG KONG', in Kubota R; Sun Y (ed.), DEMYSTIFYING CAREER PATHS AFTER GRADUATE SCHOOL: A GUIDE FOR SECOND LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS IN HIGHER EDUCATION, INFORMATION AGE PUBLISHING-IAP, pp. 115 - 125, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000315699800012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao X; Lamb T, 2011, 'Exploring links between identity, motivation and autonomy', in Identity, Motivation and Autonomy in Language Learning, pp. 1 - 8

Gao X; Jun Zhang L, 2011, 'Joining forces for synergy: Agency and metacognition as interrelated theoretical perspectives on learner autonomy', in Identity, Motivation and Autonomy in Language Learning, pp. 25 - 41

Gao XA, 2010, 'Agency and Context in Strategic Learning', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 151 - 161, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2010, 'Four Case Studies', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 114 - 150, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2010, 'Learning English in Hong Kong', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 81 - 113, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2010, 'Mainland Chinese Students' Migration to Hong Kong', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 33 - 41, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2010, 'On the Chinese Mainland', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 42 - 80, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2010, 'Strategic Language Learning The Roles of Agency and Context Introduction', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 1 - +, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Gao XA, 2010, 'Towards a Sociocultural Perspective on Strategic Learning', in STRATEGIC LANGUAGE LEARNING: THE ROLES OF AGENCY AND CONTEXT, MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD, pp. 9 - 32, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307401000002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Benson P; Gao X, 2008, 'Individual variation and language learning strategies', in Language Learning Strategies in Independent Settings, pp. 25 - 40

Gao X, 2003, 'Changes in Chinese Students' Learner Strategy Use after Arrival in the UK: a Qualitative Inquiry', in Palfreyman D (ed.), LEARNER AUTONOMY ACROSS CULTURES: LANGUAGE EDUCATION PERSPECTIVES, PALGRAVE, pp. 41 - 57, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000279407500004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1


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