Skylet Yu

Sessional Lecturer

Research Themes:  Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism

Skylet is a sessional lecturer at Columbia College. Holding a BA and MA in English Language from UBC and a TESL Diploma from VCC, she has about seven years of experience in the field of English language education and assessment, including 2.6 years at Paragon Testing Enterprises, where she helped develop ESL instructional materials and proficiency tests, such as the CELPIP Tests and LPI Test. Her current research examines the development and use of certain grammatical/lexical constructions in the English language.  

Research interests: Corpus linguistics, language change, language assessment, English varieties, and Canadianisms

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.

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