The Staff Of International Affairs Office—Xiang Yi

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Dr. Xiang Yi


Associate Research Fellow at

College of Literature & Journalism

Sichuan University

Email:xiangyialice@yahoo.com

Education

Oct 2012 - April 2017Ph.D. in Education - Institute of Education, University College London, UK

Sep 2009 - June 2012M.A. in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics,

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Sep 2005 - June 2009B.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language,

East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

Additional training courses

Feb 2015 Success in Chinese Language Teaching, Macmillan Education, University of Westminster

Oct 2010 LSE - Business Chinese Teacher Training Programme, LSE, London, UK

WORK EXPERIENCE

Feb 2016 - Dec 2016Part-time Mandarin Teacher, Qiao UK Ltd., London, UK

One year Chinese language and culture teaching to students of various background in evening courses.

• Designed and developed courses for students of all levels of proficiency, from complete beginners

to intermediate level

• Designed and developed Chinese culture workshops for students

• Designed and developed E-learning content through a social media platform to facilitate

students’ after class revision

Oct 2013 - Nov 2016Part-time Mandarin Teacher, United International College Ltd,London, UK

Three-year plus Mandarin teaching to students of various background in evening courses.

• Designed and developed courses for students of all levels of proficiency, from complete beginners

to intermediate level

• Delivered different courses, including group classes, private tuition and corporate tuition

• Designed and developed E-learning content through a social media platform to facilitate

students’ after class revision

Jan - Mar 2013Organiser and teacher, Mandarin course for staff and

students, Institute of Education, UCL, London, UK

• Promoted and delivered a Lunch Time Mandarin course to staff and students

• Organised several team members to design the topics and content to cover in the course

• Organised weekly group lesson planning on the subject matter and pedagogy

• Conducted team teaching to enhance students’ learning experience

May 2010 - May 2011Project Support Officer, Tribal Education Limited,

London, UK

One-year full time placement, various responsibilities on promotion of Chinese language and culture

• Hosted and coordinated high profile meetings with Chinese visitors and government officials

• Designed, developed and delivered the curriculum for a staff Mandarin course suitable for

various levels of proficiency.

• Supported the recruitment and administration of the English Language Solutions project

Jun - Jul 2009Teaching Assistant, Columbia University Business Chinese and InternshipProgram,Shanghai, China

Intensive two-month programme, supporting the delivery of an intensive Business Chinese language

training programme for undergraduates, postgraduates and PhD students from top universities.

• Assessed 40+ students’ eligibility for different courses

• Participated in team lesson planning, giving and receiving feedback on lesson plans

• Assessed and recorded students’ performance through attendance, dictation, homework,

compositions, small test (written and oral), presentation and final test (written).

Apr - Jun 2008Chinese Intern, Shanghai American School, Shanghai, China

Three-month internship, gaining in-depth understanding of Mandarin teaching as a foreign language at

the primary school level.

• Helped to produce supporting teaching materials for English-speaking students

• Participated in weekly group learning meeting of interns.

PUBLICATIONS

Papers:

2018Book Chapter ‘An investigation of Hanban teachers’ professional identities construction in theBritish schools’InMandarin Chinese Teacher Education: Isssues and Solutions, edited by F.Diamantidaki, L. Pan and K. Carruthers. London: UCL IOE Press

2011PaperComplementary discussion on ‘steal’ and ‘rob’, Modern Chinese, 2011 (12)

Academic Conferences:

2016Paper presentation, BERA Annual Conference 2016 with Student Bursary Awarded, Leeds, UK

2016 Paper presentation, 14th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese inHigher Education, Newcastle, UK

2016Poster presentation, 13th Annual Chinese Conference, London, UK

2015Poster presentation, 12th Annual Chinese Conference, London, UK

2015Paper presentation, CERA Annual Conference 2015, London, UK

2015Paper presentation, UCL IOE Doctoral Summer Conference 2015, London, UK

2014Paper presentation, CERA Annual Conference 2014, London, UK

AWARDS AND HONOURS

2012PhD ona joint scholarship from UCL Institute of Education and China Scholarship Council

2010 3rd Prize, Graduate Student Scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2009 2nd Prize, Graduate Student Scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2008 3rd Prize, Excellent Student Scholarship, East China Normal University

2007 3rd Prize, Excellent Student Scholarship, East China Normal University

20063rd Prize, Outstanding Student Scholarship, East China Normal University