NienEn Bonnie Liu

PhD Linguistics & English Language

  • Linguistics and English Language
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details


M.A. in Linguistics, National Taiwan University (2020)

B.A. in Information Management, Chang Gung University (2016)

Undergraduate teaching


Linguistics and English Language 1A (2022, 2023)

Linguistics and English Language 1B (2023)

Discourse Analysis (2024)


Postgraduate teaching


ELAN workshops, Introduction to Multimodality (2023)

Research summary

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Multimodality
  • New Media Study

Current research interests

My PhD project considers the construction of teacher professionalism with multimodal semiotic resources among Taiwanese educational YouTubers. Particularly I am looking at the use of discourse particles, prosody and gestures in negotiating their professional identities.