Sunday July 05 , 2020
Solar ( NIE Yanwei ) Lecturer
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Solar has a great passion for language teaching and tutoring. He has taught various language courses, including Level 2 and Level 3 in the ELC, as well as English Composition and Integrated English in the English department for double-major students of English. Solar holds a strong belief that teachers should see students as individuals and diversify their teaching methods to cater to different students' needs. Solar serves as a consultant of “How do I Improve my English” service to support students to become independent language learners out of class. Currently, he is the coordinator of Level 2 and is actively engaged in curriculum design and course material development.

As Solar aspires to be an excellent EFL practitioner and researcher, he is proactive in academic exchange and has delivered presentations at different conferences at home and abroad, such as in Shantou, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Russia. His research interests mainly focus on intercultural communication, post-colonialism and translation, discourse analysis, and extensive reading.

 

Education:

MA in Language Studies (Translation and Interpretation), July 2014

City University of Hong Kong--Hong Kong, China

BA in English, June 2013

Shantou University--Shantou, Guangdong, China

Exchange Student Program, August-December, 2012

Whtiman College--Walla Walla, Washington, USA

 

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