Associate Professor of School of Foreign Language

Phone: 02787558365

Email: shiyu@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: intercultural communication, second language acquisition

Yu Shi is the associate Professor of Foreign Language Schools at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). Her research spans intercultural communication and second language acquisition. She is the project leaders of some national research grants. She is widely published in the leading scholarly journals in foreign language research and intercultural communication. She teaches in many of HUST Education programs such as College English, American and British Culture, Media Listening, English News and Research Method as well.

Academic Degrees

2011.09-present  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, PhD Candidate

2005.07-2005.08  London International Educational Training Center, study

1999.09-2003.09  Central China Normal University, MA

1989.09-1993.09  Chong Qing Institute of Architecture and Engineering

Professional Experience

2014.10-present  Huazhong University of Science and Technology –Associate Professor

1999.12-2014.09  Huazhong University of Science and Technology - Lecturer

1993.09-1999.11  Wuhan Urban Construction Institute –Assistant Lecturer

Selected Publications

Book:

  • Yu Shi and Weiwei Fan. (2014). Critical Reading Course in English Newspapers & Magazines. Wuhan: Hubei Science and Technology Publishing House.

 Refereed Journal Papers

  • Yu Shi and Weiwei Fan. (2014). The interrelationship between the College PHE Students’ Foreign Language Anxiety and Willingness to Communicate, Crazy English Teachers, 2, 4-8.
  • Yu Shi and Weiwei Fan. (2015). Review of Willingness to Communication Studies, Crazy English Teachers, 1, 8-11.
  • Yu Shi and Weiwei Fan. (2013). A study on College Students’ Listening Anxiety under the Condition of Compound Dictation of CET-4, Journal of PLA University of Foreign Languages, 36(2), 55-60.
  • Yu Shi and Weiwei Fan. (2013). Systematic Desensitization and Cognitive Reconstruction: A Study to Alleviate Listening Anxiety, Foreign Language Education, 12(1), 64-72.
  • Yu Shi and Jinfen Xu. (2013). A Review and Expectation of the Research on Foreign Language Anxiety Home and Abroad during the Past 40 Years--- Based on the Papers Published on 29 SSCI Journals and 12 CSSCI Journals, Foreign Language and Their Teaching, 26(1), 60-65.
  • Yu Shi. (2009). A Review of the Metacognitive Research Abroad on Second Language Listening. Foreign Language World, 25(1), 57-63.
  • Yu Shi and Ailing Lv. (2008). An Empirical Study on Cultivating Metacognitive Awareness of Second Language Listening. Foreign Language Education, 8(1), 93-98.
  • Yu Shi and Yang Liu. (2007). Study on Teaching Mode of College English in the Environment of Multimedia and Net Work, Journal of Shen Yang Engineering Institute (Social Science Edition), 16 (3), 589-591.
  • Yu Shi and Weiwei Fan.(2013). Prediction and Reflection: Exploring the Listening Process, Foreign Language Education, annual edition, 168-170.

Awards and Honors

  • Second Prize for the Teaching quality in the year of 2014, awarded by HUST
  • Third Prize for the Teaching Competition in the year of 2014, awarded by HUST
  • Second Prize for the Teaching quality in the year of 2013, awarded by HUST
  • Second Prize for the Teaching quality in the year of 2012, awarded by HUST
  • Second Prize for the Teaching quality in the year of 2009, awarded by HUST
  • Second Prize for the Teaching quality in the year of 2007, awarded by HUST

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Course:

  • College English
  • American and British Culture
  • Media Listening
  • English News

Graduate Course:

  • Research Method

Centers/Programs

Research Grants:

  • 2014, “Critical Reading Course in English Newspapers & Magazines” , Textbook project,  granted by Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • 2013, “A Study to Investigate Factors Influencing Chinese Students’ Willingness to Communicate from the perspective of Ecological System”, Key project of Hubei Province in Education and Science for the twelfth 5-year project, granted by the Education and Science Department of Hubei Province.
  • 2013, “Systematic Desensitization and Cognitive Reconstruction: A study to alleviate College Students’ Foreign Language Anxiety”, General Project of Human Social Science Study of Hubei Province, Granted by the Educational Department of Hubei Province.
  • 2013, “A Study on Evaluation System of College English Teachers’ Intercultural Teaching Ability”, Teaching Project, granted by Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
  • 2011, “A Study on the Relationship between Self-regulated Learning and Foreign Language Learning Anxiety”, granted by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.
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