Associate Professor of School of Foreign Language

Phone: 02787558365

Email: huyanhong@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: College English Teaching, Intercultural Communication Studies

Hu Yanhong is the Associate Professor of English at School of Foreign Languages, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). Professor Hu is a member of China Association for Intercultural Communication and a reviewer for Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism. Her main research focus is teaching methodology in teaching English as a foreign language. She also devotes herself to the study of intercultural communication. Professor Hu is the project leaders of some provincial research grants. She is published in the leading scholarly journal in intercultural communication. Professor Hu teaches courses such as College English, Multimedia Approach to English News, Eastern-Western Cultural Studies and Intercultural Communication.

Academic Degrees

1999.9-2006.10  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.

1985.9-1989.6  Wuhan Institute of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering, BA in English Language and Literature.

Professional Experience

1995.7-present Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Teaching English

1989.7-1995.6 Wuhan Textile Institute, Teaching English

2012.8-2013.8 University of Oklahoma– visiting scholar

2000.7-2000.8 London International House– visiting scholar

Selected Publications

 Refereed Journal Papers

  • Yanhong Hu & Weiwei Fan, An exploratory study on intercultural communication research contents and methods: A survey based on the international and domestic journal papers published from 2001 to 2005, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 35(2011,5), 554-566.
  • Hu Yanhong & Fan Weiwei, Investigation in the status quo of the evaluation of intercultural communication competence in College English Test Band Four:A survey based on College English Test Band Four test papers from 1990 to 2012,English Testing and Teaching,2014(1),1-8.

Refereed Textbooks

  • A Multimedia Approach to English News, Higher Education Press, 2009.
  • A Multimedia Approach to Intercultural Communication, Higher Education Press, 2009.

Awards and Honors

  • Awards of Excellent Social Science Achievements in Hubei Province, Third Prize, 2014.
  • Awards of Excellent Teaching Qualities in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, First Prize, 2014.
  • Awards of Excellent Teaching Qualities in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Second Prize, 2012.
  • Awards of Excellent Teaching Qualities in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Second Prize, 2004.
  • Awards of Excellent Teaching Qualities in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Second Prize, 2002.
  • Awards of Excellent Teaching Qualities in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Second Prize, 2000.
  • Young Teachers’Teaching Competition in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Third Prize, 2012.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Course:

1. Comprehensive English

2. Multimedia Approach to English News

3. Eastern-Western Cultural Studies

4. Intermediate and Advanced Listening and Speaking

Graduate Course:

Intercultural Communication

Centers/Programs

Research Grants:

  • Hubei Provincial Humanity and Social Science Fund: Exploration to the Contents and Methods of Intercultural Studies(2010398),Project Leader;
  • Hubei Provincial Humanity and Social Science Fund: Investigation in the status quo of the evaluation of intercultural communication competence in College English Test Band Four(2013233),Project Leader;
  • Teaching Reform Fund sponsored by Huazhong University of Science and Technology: Establishing Experiential Learning Atmosphere, Improving Students’ Intercultural Competence(201446), Project leader
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