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Wei Guo

Senior Language Lecturer, SFHEA


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Wei Guo (Gwen) is a passionate and encouraging teacher with fifteen years language teaching experience in China, New Zealand and Singapore. She started teaching English at a local Chinese university in 2003. Since September 2012, she has been working for the Language Center (LC) at XJTLU and has taught Chinese to staff and international students and different English for Academic Purposes (EAP) modules to students from Y1 to Y3. Also, she worked as the exams officer at LC for three years and the internal moderator of the Y3 China Studies EAP modules for two years.Gwen is good at motivating students and quick to assimilate new ideas, concepts and teaching methodologies to best facilitate the students’ learning. She always think critically and act proactively in the pursuit of excellent teaching performance.

Research interests

Her research interest lies in multimodal analysis and second language acquistion. For instance, she is interested in looking at how multimodal features of childrens books engage the young readers. She is also interested in how various motivational factors affect L2 learners’ specific learning behavior, such as their use of certain language learning strategies.


Language Lecturer, Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University, China - 2012 to Present

ESP Instructor, Training Vision, Singapore -2009 to 2012

Chinese Language Teacher, Raffles Institution, Singapore -2009

Administrative Executive, Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, Singapore - 2007 to 2008

ESL/EAP Instructor, Asia-Pacific Institute of Education, New Zealand 2006-2007

Chinese Teacher, Central School New Plymouth, New Zealand - 2006

EFL Teacher, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China - 2004

EFL Teacher, Sanjiang University, China - 2003 to 2006

Education/Academic qualification

Certificate in Professional Studies in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (with merit), University of Liverpool, UK - 2015

MA , National University of Singapore, Singapore - 2009

BA, English, Nanjing Normal University, China - 2003

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