Lecturers of School of Foreign Language

Phone: 02787544381

Email: derekyifan@hotmail.com

Academic Areas: Translation Studies, Interpreting teaching&practice.

Zhang Yifan is the Lecturer of translation and interpreting at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). He is the doctor candidate of applied linguistics, and his research spans in interpreting teaching and practice. As a professional simultaneous and consecutive interpreter, his research spans fault diagnosis, he is also the certificated examiner for the CATTI and SIA test. In 2014, he won the second prize of the Hubei teaching contest for youth teachers in higher institutes. Zhang Yifan also coached many students in the past five years, and helped those contestants to won the tops prizes in national MUN, English debating contests, speaking contests as well as the interpreting contests.

Academic Degrees

2012.9-        Huazhong University of Science and Technology, PhD in applied linguistics

2008.9-2009.6  Hongkong Polytechnic University, MA in Translation and interpreting

2004.9-2008.6  Chongqing University, BA in English and Economics.

Professional Experience

2010.9-present  Huazhong University of Science and Technology – Lecturer

2009.7-2010.7   Chongqing University –teacher

Selected Publications

 Refereed Journal Papers

  • Zhang Yifan, Xu Mingwu, “The Pragmatic Function and Interpreting Strategy of Personal Deixis—a C-E Press Conference Interpreting Corpus-Based Study”, Chinese Translators Journal , 2015,  No.4, 104-108
  • Zhang Yifan, Xu Mingwu, “A Corpus Study into the Cultural Characteristics and Translation of Scientific Neologisms”, Chinese Translators    Journal , 2012,  No.5, 105-108

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Course:

1. Advanced English listening

2. English public speaking & debating

3. Introduction to Interpreting

4. Simultaneous interpreting

Graduate Course:

1. Consecutive Interpreting

2. Business Interpreting

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