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Airong Wang

Principal Language Lecturer, SoL Research and Scholarship Support Officer, Deputy Head of 2023 Pre-sessional English, Associate editor of International Journal of EAP: Research and Practice, Module Leader of Postgraduate Academic Writing (LAN915 and LAN916), Internal Moderator, Full-Time and Part-time Pre-sessional English,

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Airong Wang, a Principal Language Lecturer at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, is a highly accomplished language educator and researcher. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in English from Mid-Sweden University in Sweden. Airongs research focuses primarily on Technology-Enhanced Language Learning and Teaching, Applied Linguistics, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She is particularly interested in exploring the use of virtual environments, such as 3D virtual worlds, mobile phones, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR), in English courses. Her work in this field has been published in prestigious international journals, including SSCI- and SCIE-indexed journals.

Research interests

•English Didactics •Technology-enhanced Education •Corpus Linguistics •Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) •Second Language Acquisition •Applied Linguistics •Sociocultural Theory, and Ecology of Language Teaching and Learning •Intercultural communication •Design of Online Language Learning and Teaching Tools •English as a Foreign Language (EFL) •English for Academic Purposes (EAP) •English for Specific Purposes (ESP)


Associate editor of International Journal of EAP: Research and Practice

Deputy Head, Pre-sessional English, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Module Leader for Postgraduate Academic English Reading and Writing, School of Languages, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Senior Language Lecturer, School of Languages, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University




Writing and Speaking in English, Mid-Sweden University

College English, Xian Jiaotong University

EAP for Y1, Y2, and Postgraduate students

College English, Writing in English, Translation, Business English in Chinese Universities, Writing and Speaking in English in Mid-Sweden University, and EAP in XJTLU

Awards and honours

Research Excellence Award, 2023, School of Languages, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Scholarship, 2012, Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien, Sweden

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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy in English, Mid-Sweden University, 2018

External positions

Member of EAP Association

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