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Lecturer  BA TESOL Academic Board


He has had four years of university teaching since he was invited to join the Faculty force of Far Eastern University where he taught English, Linguistics, Research Writing, Public Speaking and Speech Communication subjects, mentored undergraduate theses on Political Linguistics and Classroom Management researches, and served as Language Editor of bachelor’s and master’s theses. He has also taught EFL courses such as conversational English, and Reading and writing to foreign students. Apart from teaching, he has been student trainer in public speaking and speech writing, staff trainer in business and letter writing, and faculty trainer in English and Action Research. As per research, he has presented papers both in national and international conferences on topics such as Teaching Listening, Genre Analysis, Media Discourse, Syntax, In-group (gay) language, and Second Language Acquisition. Currently, his co-authored research on Children’s Narratives has been published in the Philippine ESL Journal. 




Chua, R. M., Fabella, K. C., Quijano, L. J. & Santos, J. A.

(2017). Filipino preschool narrative structures: A look into male and female post-narrative scaffolding as a reflection of children’s communicative competence. The Philippine ESL Journal, 18, 3-27.


Chua, R. M., Ferrer, R., Quijano, L. J. & Santos, J. A. (2015).

Interference between Filipino and English preposition: A

comparative analysis of male and female Filipino bilingual learners in the World Englishes paradigm in the Philippine setting. In the conference proceedings of DLSU Research Congress 2015, March 2-4, 2015.




On Impoliteness and Flaming: The Philippine President’s Press Conference on Territorial Dispute against China

Orally Presented on November 30- December 1, 2017

“Reclaiming Language, Communication and Culture for a Sustainable Society”

The 8th International Conference on Language and Communication

National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand


Textual features, Move structures, and Discourse Communities in Selected Philippine Extemporaneous Speeches: A Genre Analysis 

Orally presented on May 28-29, 2015 

“ELT in the Philippines and Beyond: Thrusts and Trends in Transition” 

3rd National Conference of the University of Santo Tomas Department of English.


When Baklush and Bakler are used to refer to gay people: A morphological description of gay language

Orally presented on November 29, 2014

“Trends in TESOL” 11th TESOL Asia/Asian EFL Journal International Conference SITE Skills Training, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines

Research Interests

Sociolinguistics, Genre Analysis, Syntax, Psycholinguistics, Discourse Analysis

Department & Programs

International Programs



Master of Arts in Teaching English Language,De La Salle University

Manila, Philippines, 2016

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language, TESOL.Asia, 2016

 Bachelor of Arts in English Language, cum laude, Far Eastern University—Manila, Philippines, 2013

Courses Taught

Language Acquisition 

Educational Research 


*Who says who, who says what: Citation Practices of Filipino and Thai Researchers in International Journals

(A research collaboration with  a faculty from Naresuan University)

*Online conflicts among keyboard warriors on the Philippines’ War on Drugs: A Systemic Functional Multimodal Discourse Analysis 

*On Political Science Students’ Academic Prose: Reporting Evidentials in the Undergraduate Theses Literature Review

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