Hoa Luong

Hoa Luong transferred to UC Berkeley after graduating from Berkeley City College with high honor in 2015. Originally, Hoa came from Vietnam where she had been working as a middle school teacher for more than 20 years.
Hoa double majors in linguistics and psychology. She pursues her research in exploring the essential functions of language in evolution generally and in human development particularly.
Hoa won Sawyer Scholarship for Applied Linguistics in Summer 2017. Her research project briefly outlines some basic characteristics of Vietnamese noun phrase that serve as laying out the two significant differences between the noun phrases in Vietnamese and English that challenges English speakers in learning Vietnamese and Vietnamese speakers in learning English.