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English Teacher Part Time

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
October 27, 2016

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Hua Yu CV

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I worked as a full-time University English teacher and part-time Chinese interpreter in China for 21 years before I came to the UK for my PhD study. I have been working as a part-time English and Chinese lecturer at the University of Portsmouth since 2013. I am now seeking a job related to language teaching, coaching or interpretation and translation, either part time or full time.


2012-present: PhD research on Students’ Academic Coping, University of Portsmouth (UoP), thesis submitted and now waiting for viva

2015: Fellow of HEA

January–July 2007: Advanced Certificate for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Dalian University of Foreign Languages (DUFL)

2003–2006: MA degree in English literature and English teaching, DUFL

1987–1991: BA degree in English Language and Applied Linguistics, DUFL

oEnglish teaching experience

2014-2016: Lecturer in Mandarin Chinese, English for Academic Purposes, Business and Communication University of Portsmouth

2013-2016: Pre-sessional English teacher, University of Portsmouth

2004-2012: Associate Professor, Distance Learning Tutor for Translation and Interpretation College, part-time

2003–2006: Associate Professor, DUFL, part-time while doing MA

1991–2003: Teaching Assistant, later Lecturer, Dandong University, full-time

oVoluntaring experience

2012-present: Teaching Mandarin Chinese (one to one) to native English speakers.

2000–2012: Taught English to students at various levels (one to one, small group and large group); part-time interpreter for the International Tourist Agency of China, Dalian Branch.

Recent University programmes and presentations

April, 2016: International students’ academic coping and mindsets at LSI, Portsmouth

June 2015: International Students’ Perspective--Research into their strategies for learning, adapting and coping, delivered at Language, Learning and Cultural Issues workshop at University of Portsmouth (UoP).

Dcember 2014: Chinese International Students’ Academic Coping, delivered to researchers at UoP

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