Yılmaz Köylü is a lecturer in the Center for Language Education at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has a PhD in Linguistics and Second Language Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington. His interests lie in the domains of first and second language acquisition, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, Turkish linguistics, as well as Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and second language (L2) writing. He is particularly interested in the syntax-semantics interface, the structure and meaning of noun phrases, genericity, kind reference, and mass/count noun distinction across languages.
Second language acquisition
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)