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Yan Deng

Language Lecturer


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Personal profile

Yan was born in Hunan and grew up in Guangdong. After completing two degrees in China, she studied at Edinburgh and had extensive training in both English and Philosophy. She completed the Cambridge CELTA training at Chiangmai, Thailand. Later, she taught EAP at Reading Academy, Nanjing University of Information, where she received the Recognised Teachers Status from the University of Reading. Before she joined XJTLU, she taught at Beijing Normal University as an adjunct lecturer.

Research interests

EAP Teaching and Learning

Second Language Assessment

Comparative Philosophy


Language Lecturer, XJTLU, 2021-Present

Adjunct Lecturer, Beijing Normal University, 2020-2021

Lecturer, Nanjing University of Information, Science and Technology, 2017-2020


CS for all levels

EAP Foundation

EAP Core Pathway

Education/Academic qualification

CELTA, Cambridge University

BA, Sun Yan-sen University

MPhil, Xiamen University

MSc, University of Edinburgh

Person Types

  • Staff