Lecturers of School of Foreign Language

Phone: 02787558365

Email: lydiazwh@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Teaching Methodology, Teaching and Learning Academic English, Applied Linguistics.

Zhou Wenhui is the Lecturer of College English at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). Her research interests mainly include the teaching and learning of Critical Thinking in Academic contexts, integrating the teaching of Critical Thinking with English writing courses, the effect of meta-recognition in students’ learning process. She has won a couple of first prizes in teaching competitions of different levels. She is the project leader of a university sponsored research grant. She teaches a wide range of College English Courses, including Critical Thinking and Writing, Public Speaking, English for Academic Purposes, Advanced Listening and Speaking, Intermediate Listening and Speaking, etc. .

Academic Degrees

2001.9-2004.6  Hunan Normal University, Master

1997.9-2001.6  Hunan Normal University, BA

Professional Experience

2004.7-Present   Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Lecturer

Selected Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

  • Zhou Wenhui,  “The Development of Language Teaching Methodology and Its Significance”, Foreign Language Teaching and Translation, 2003, Vol 3.
  • Zhou Wenhui, “The Theory of Input Hypothesis and Its Significance”, Shandong Foreign Language Teaching, 2003, Vol 1.

Awards and Honors

1.   Top 10 Young Teachers of the Year, 2009, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,

2.   Wuyi Medal, Hubei Province, 2008,

3.   First Prize, Teaching Competition of Hubei Province, 2008,

4.   First Prize, Teaching Competition of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2007.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Course:

  1. College English,
  2. Critical Thinking and Writing,
  3. Public Speaking,
  4. English for Academic Purposes,
  5. Advanced Listening and Speaking,
  6. Intermediate Listening and Speaking.


Selected Research Grants:

  • Creative Research Funds of Huazhong University of Science and Technology,Research on Integrating Critical Thinking Skills and Dispositions into College English Writing Courses(2011),Project Leader.
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