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Ting Li

Senior Language Lecturer

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Dr Ting Li (Molly) is a Senior Language Lecturer, currently working as the ELC PG-T Coordinator in the School of Languages at XJTLU. She has worked in XJTLU for over 12 years and taught English language courses for 17 years. Before joining XJTLU, she received her Master’s degree in English for Specific Purposes (MA in ESP) and her Doctoral degree - Doctor of Education in English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (EdD in ELT and Applied Linguistics) at Warwick University in the UK. Her research interests lie in corpus-based study, meta-discourse, and academic writing.

Research interests

Dr. Ting Li’s main research interests lie in the areas of English academic writing, metadiscourse, cohesion, connectives, corpus linguistics, CALL, discourse analysis and contrastive rhetoric studies among Chinese students, 2+2 Chinese students and NS students. She presented parts of her research in connectives and metadiscourse at a number of conferences, such as the 8th-11th Warwick Postgraduate Conferences in Applied Linguistics, LangUE 2006 and LAEL-PG 2006.


PG-T Coordinator, English Language Centre (ELC), School of Languages (SoL), XJTLU, 2023-Present

LAN919 Coordinator and Other PGT Support Coordinator, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2021-2023

LAN915 and LAN916 Module Convenor, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2020-2021

LAN915 Lecturer, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2019-2020

Lecturer (UG Research Workshops, group tutorials and writing consultations) in the Writing and Communication Centre, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2017-2019

Y1 EAP 009 and EAP006 Lecturer, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2015-2017

Y2 EAP 115 Lecturer, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2014-2015

Y2 EAP 101 Lecturer, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2011-2014

Y1 Finance EAP and SKILLS Module Lecturer, ELC, SoL, XJTLU, 2010-2011

Y1 and Y2 English Lecturer, Bohai University, 2000–2003

Education/Academic qualification

EdD in English Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK

MA in English for Specific Purposes (ESP), the University of Warwick, UK

BA in English Education, Northeast Normal University, China

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