Associate Professor of School of Foreign Language

Phone: 02787543439

Email: liuzehua@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: English Language Education, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Liu Zehua is Associate Professor of the School of Foreign Languages at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). His research spans English Language Education, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. He also cares for Computer Aided Language Learning and Teaching. He is the first lecturer of College English, a National-Level Quality Course, which is later promoted into a National-Level Quality Resources Sharing Course. He also leads some education reforming projects, both university-level and province-level. His main publication covers two national-level official textbooks and several research papers. Professor Liu teaches College English to all non-English major students at HUST, which has won him good reputation due to his excellent teaching quality.

Academic Degrees

2002.9-2004.6  Huazhong University of Science and Technology MA

2000.7-2001.7 Nanyang Technological University PGDELT

1986.9-1991.6  Huazhong University of Science and Technology BA

Professional Experience

2004.7-2004.8 International House, London – visitor scholar

2006.7-present Huazhong University of Science and Technology –Associate professor

1995.7-2006.9 Huazhong University of Science and Technology – Lecturer

1991.7-1995.9 Huazhong University of Science and Technology –Teaching assistant

Selected Publications

· Refereed Journal Papers

Lei & Liu. A Word Type-based Quantitative Study on the Lexical Change of American and British English, Journal of Quantitative Linguistics      2014,Vol. 21, No. 1, 36–49.

Liu, Zehua. College English Leveled Teaching Management and Its Quality Warranty System, Advance Engineering Education Research, 2008.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

1. Comprehensive English

2. Intercultural Communication

Centers/Programs

Research Grants:

  • Hubei Province-level Education Reform Project: A Research on Continued Courses after College English,Project Leader;
  • HUST University-level Education Reform project: 8+4+x Module, a Reform on College English Teaching, Project Leader;

Developed National Plan official textbooks:

Interactive College English Reading (Book Two), Tsinghua University Press, 2008.

Comprehensive Reading course for College English, Wuhan University Press, 2012

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