Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

 

Mandarin Chinese 

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Weiqun (Victoria) Wang

Assistant Professor in Chinese, Faculty of Arts

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Biography

I join in the University of Nottingham in 2007. I am currently an Assistant Professor in Chinese. I have held many roles in Chinese Team including Coordinator, Section Head, Director of Teaching, NAA Coordinator and Admission Officer. I have led the British Chinese Language Teaching as the Chair(2018-2020) and Deputy Chair (2016-2018) of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society (BCLTS: bclts.org.uk). I recreated and modernized it as an independent non-profitable academic organization for all the British Chinese language teachers in HE levels and gained the charity status for it. I am also the Founder of the International Forum of Chinese Language Teachers , Top 500. I am teaching both UG and PG Chinese language, MA in Chinese Literature as well as UG and MA Translation Studies.

Prior to joining The University of Nottingham, I worked at University of Birmingham (2002-2007) and University of Agricultural University (China) (1996-2001). I have more than 20 years experiences in teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language in the HE environment in the UK. I have taught Mandarin modules in all different levels, including the beginner, intermediate, advanced and proficiency levels (both optional and compulsory modules) for Chinese Studies. I have taught MA in Chinese Literature (Comparative Literature) as well as UG and MA in Translation Studies. I am currently the module convener of the Inter-faculty Mandarin courses for Stages 4 levels, Mandarin for Proficiency Levels, as well English-Chinese Translation modules. I have also convened and taught Stage 1,2, 3 and the MSC for Business Mandarin Chinese with Business School. When I served as the Coordinator for the whole Mandarin team(2010-2014), our Mandarin program registered numbers reached over 900 students/year , which was the largest Chinese program in the UK.

In 20016, I founded the International Forum of Chinese Language Teachers Top 500 (国际汉语教师微信群), an innovative online Chinese Forum for Global Chinese practitioners, educators, scholars and leaders. I also served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Forum's academic e-journals (国际汉语教师500强公众号). It has now have more than 13,000 subscribers.

I am also an Honorary Researcher in Beijing Advanced Innovation Centre for Language Resources at Beijing Language and Culture University.

I have organised or chaired more than 50 academic events (conferences, trainings and seminars) nationally and internationally, both online and offline. I have widely presented in academic events too.

I am an UNILANG approved Examiner (http://www.unilang.website/list).I have also served as oral examiner for Chinese official exam board: CTCSOL (Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) (国际汉语教师证书). I have also served as the judge for the Chinese Bridge Competition (UK national 英国"汉语桥"比赛评委);I served as the examiners for Chinese GCSE and iGCSE. In my early years, I have also taught a wide range of Chinese language learners in the local schools and university evening classes, my students are from all different background, including the Chinese background and non-Chinese background , ranging from 4-year-old to over 70 years. The university students I have taught range from more than 70 countries and areas.Apart from the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign/Second Language,I am interested in E-learning and CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning) , mobile learning, MOOC and in introducing Corpus to Mandarin learning, teaching and research. I am also interested in Chinese Literature and Translation studies as well as Corpus Linguistics.

I have been involved in the

following projects:

1. Chinese Learner Corpus project with Beijing Language and Cultural University; (2013-2016)

2. Lu Xun and 20th Century China with Nanjing Normal University , funded by the China National Social Science Foundation for national/international major project; (2013- 2015)

3. I have recently succeeded in co-bidding the GuangZhou Municipal Special Project of Collaborative Innovation 2016 (the co-applicants are Prof Donghong Ji from China, Prof Susan Hunston from Birmingham University, and Dr Jun He from Aberystwyth University) . (2016-2019)

I have also been working with/for the following publishers to review books on Chinese Language and Linguistics:

Cambridge University Press; Routledge.

I am also an author and a translator. I have translated and published books both in China and the UK. I enjoy reading literature and writing essays and proses which have been published in many different forms of media.

Expertise Summary

I'm interested in the following fields:

Teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language

Corpus linguistics, discourse analysis

Translation Studies between English and Chinese (both theories and practices)

Chinese literature and comparative literature

Teaching Summary

I have been awarded the Best Teacher title in 2000 . My SET and SEM scores are all excellent every year.

I am teaching and convening the following modules:

Translation Between Chinese and English Part I (UG, Both 10 & 20 credits modules MLAC4040, MLAC4042)

Translation Between Chinese and English Part II (UG, Both 10 & 20 credits modules. MLAC4041, MLAC4043)

LANG3019/LK34MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 4A

LANG3020/LK34MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 4B

MLAC4083/ T13/442A Mandarin for Proficiency Level 4A

MLAC4084/T13442B Mandarin for Proficiency Level 4B

I'm teaching but not convening the following content modules:

R24044(MLAC4026) Translation Text (MA module)

R24118 World Literatures: Texts and Contexts (PG)

R23277 World Literatures: Texts and Contexts (UG)

MA in Translation Studies: Mandarin Chinese-English Translation Practical Sessions Semester A and B;

I also have Taught and Convened the following modules:

LANG1014/LK11MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 1A

LANG1015/LK11MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 1B

LK22MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 2A

LK22MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 2B

LK33MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 3A

LK33 MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 3B

MSC Introduction of Mandarin Chinese for Business School Students (Offered by Business School)

I am very much interested in using e-techonology in teaching. I'm interested in e-teaching, e-learning , mobile learning/teaching, and MOOC. I also use news and literature and other authentic materials in teaching. I am transferring from a Chinese language teacher to Chinese content modules teacher and scholar, teaching English-Chinese Translation, Chinese literature/Comparative Literature (Chinese and English) .

Research Summary

Weiqun recent Publications:

Wang, W. , Chen, L. and Xu, S.(ed.) (2021 in press ) New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language. Applied Chinese Language Studies X: pp291. London: Sinolingua London Ltd.

Wang, Weiqun (2021 in press) Chinese language teachers in the British higher education and their career development needs. In Wang, W., et al.(Eds.) New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language. Applied Chinese Language Studies X: pp. London: Sinolingua London Ltd.

Hong,Lijiang and Wang, Weiqun (2021 in press). The new concept of the international Chinese and teaching Chinese in a global context. In Wang, W., et al.(Eds.) New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language. Applied Chinese Language Studies X: pp. London: Sinolingua London Ltd.

Weiqun recent Presentations:

Wang Weiqun (2021). Chinese Language Teachers in British HE and Adapting to Online Teaching. Presented at AULC Conference 2021 - [Digital] Practitioners, Pedagogy and Policy, held online by University of Leeds, 29-31 March, 2021

Wang, Weiqun. (2021). Using Padlet to teach Chinese-English Translation. Presented in iTeach Online Conference, held by University of Nottingham 12th Jan, 2021.

Wang,Weiqun (2020). 杜甫在英语世界里的译介和研究. (invited speech) Presented by the conference Held by Leeds University, 12 March , 2020

Wang, Weiqun (2019). 英国高校汉语教学现状和教师发展需求 (Chinese language teachers in the British higher education and their career development needs). Presented at the 17th BCLTS International Conference, held at Lancaster University, 5-7th July, 2019

Presentation and academic activities Weiqun chaired:

2020. Chaired and Solely Organised the online Seminar北京语言大学语法学家杨玉玲教授讲座:"了"的用法及其教学 (Prof Yang Yuling talking on the usage of le and how to teach it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUpXvt3mhjE Organised and uploaded the seminar video to Youtube on 16 Aug 2020.(2846 views accessed by 29-04-2-21)

2019: Chaired and Organised the International conference: The 17th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education (The 2019 Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society). The conference theme: New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language. Held at Lancaster University. 5-7th July, 2019 . Initiated designed/structured and lead the largest scale offline conference in the history of the BCLTS and the British Chinese language Teaching, Succeeded in the application of the funding for the conference from the UCCL (£4,000) and Hanban (£27,000).

2018. Participated in the Organisation (as the Deputy Chair of the BCLTS) of the international conference: The 16th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education (The 2018 Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society). The Conference theme is: Reconsidering the Uniqueness and the Commonalities of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, held in School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Warwick and Confucius Institute, Coventry University, on 27- 29 June, 2018

2018. Chaired and lead (as the Deputy Chair of the BCLTS) the organisation of the BCLTS Easter Symposiums. The theme is: Establishing a Discipline of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in the UK. Held at the UClan Confucius Institute, University of Central Lancashire, on 26-27th March, 2018.

2017. Participated in the Organisation (as the Deputy Chair of the BCLTS) of the international conference: The 15th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education (The 2017 Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society). The Conference theme is: Teaching and Learning Chinese in Global Contexts: from Language Policy to Classroom Practice. Held in the University of Southampton

Chaired and organised 8 online Seminars and Routable discussions or trainings after the lockdown in Britain:

Please see the BCLTS website:

https://bclts.org.uk/online-seminar/seminar-and-workshop.html

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Organised but Postponed due to COVID-19:

2020: Chaired and Organised the International conference: The 18th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education (The 2020 Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society). The conference theme is: Teaching Chinese as an International Language in the 5G Era. Supposed to be held at Bangor University. 29th June-1st July 2020. Initiated, designed/structured and lead the same large-scale offline conference as the one in Lancaster University. Succeeded in the application of the funding for the conference from the UCCL (£4,000) and Hanban (£18,000) and Bangor University (£4,000). Cancelled in at end of March just before the lockdown in Britain.

2020: Chaired and led in the organisation the BCLTS Easter Training: Advanced Chinese Language Teaching and Research Workshop. Supposed to be held at 14-15th March 2020 at University of Nottingham. Succeeded the funding of £3000 from the Nottingham Confucius Institute. Cancelled one week before. Here is the link for the information: https://bclts.org.uk/online-seminar/

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Selected Publications

  • 2019. 海外E-teaching汉字教学常见问题及实践 世界汉语教学学会(the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching: http://www.shihan.org.cn/. . 世界汉语教学学会(the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching: http://www.shihan.org.cn/. 02/19/2019 00:00:00
  • 2019. Using Apps in Teaching (Chinese) University of Nottingham. Joe Bell. 01/18/2019 00:00:00
  • 2019. 海外E-teaching汉字教学课堂实录+个人访谈 世界汉语教学学会. Yuan Li. 腾讯视频. 02/19/2019 00:00:00
  • 王维群, 2019. 从独霸神坛的饺子说起 Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AWIItbTjCqkXUg4OckiO6Q>

I have been awarded the Best Teacher title in 2000.

I am teaching and convening the following modules:

Translation Between Chinese and English Part I (UG, Both 10 & 20 credits modules MLAC4040, MLAC4042)

Translation Between Chinese and English Part II (UG, Both 10 & 20 credits modules. MLAC4041, MLAC4043)

LANG3019/LK34MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 4A

LANG3020/LK34MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 4B

MLAC4083/ T13/442A Mandarin for Proficiency Level 4A

MLAC4084/T13442B Mandarin for Proficiency Level 4B

I'm teaching but not convening the following content modules:

R24044(MLAC4026) Translation Text (MA module)

R24118 World Literatures: Texts and Contexts (PG)

R23277 World Literatures: Texts and Contexts (UG)

MA in Translation Studies: Mandarin Chinese-English Translation Practical Sessions Semester A and B;

I also have Taught and Convened the following modules:

LANG1014/LK11MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 1A

LANG1015/LK11MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 1B

LK22MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 2A

LK22MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 2B

LK33MA Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 3A

LK33 MB Interfaculty Mandarin Stage 3B

MSC Introduction of Mandarin Chinese for Business School Students (Offered by Business School)

Past Research

Academic Publications

A: I have made innovation in using Smartphones and iPads in Teaching Chinese . The following teaching blogs and videos are published based on my interviews and classrooms practices:

2019. 海外E-teaching 汉字教学常见问题及实践. Published by 世界汉语教学学会公众号( the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching) on 19 Feb 2019.Available at: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/CzNF7z5j0rr98rKF4nqaWg. 02/19/2019

2019. Using Apps in Teaching (Chinese). Published by University of Nottingham. In the Blog by Joe Bell on 18th Jan 2019. Available at: https://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/ttp/2019/01/18/2292/ 01/18/2019

2019. 海外E-teaching汉字教学课堂实录+个人访谈 . Published by 世界汉语教学学会. Edited by Yuan Li. Published by腾讯视频 on 19th Feb 2019. Available at:https://v.qq.com/x/page/s0837enjjsx.html 02/19/2019

B: I also published some essays, proses and poems which created many impact in Chinese Teaching Circle:

Poem videos:

My Poem《我的乡愁》 (My Nostalgia ) has been widely read and there are some videos made online:

王虹老师朗诵版Youtube链接:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEjaRrk7oS4(430 views)

腾讯视频上的链接:(681 views)

http://m.v.qq.com/play/play.html?vid=o3220ttndix&url_from=share&second_share=0&share_from=copy

本视频在喜马拉雅上的链接:https://m.ximalaya.com/share/video/374037115 (109 views)

王虹老师朗诵新版:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd3ZjRnILWM (83 views)

加拿大孔子学校制作版(吴金芳朗诵):

Youtube链接: https://youtu.be/UtueqQ6kxLs (53 views)

Tencent Video腾讯视频链接: https://v.qq.com/x/page/g3228lgisoi.html (329 views)

The Poem's text and Introducation are published by many places including (诗稿文字版被以下地方发表):

《武大英国》公众号https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/MhDUZrF8FgiQKxHlhGAYFQ (2021-1-16)

WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁: -写于2019年春节 . Published by 国际汉语教师500强公众号 on 26 Feb, 2019. Available at: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/CQmWX8CaywxRhUJweGyk-w

WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁: 写于2019年春节. Published by 《诗梦枫桦》(加拿大中华诗词学会会刊 2019年3月刊)(卢吉雄朗诵) in Canada on 1 March, 2019. Available at: http://www.ccpoetry.org/shimengfenghua2019/smfh201903/shimengfenghua2019.03.html?from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0

WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁: 海哥朗诵 . Published by 诗歌乐园 on 17 Feb, 2019. Available at: <http://phxmae.com/WX/TXWDXC.html?from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0>

WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁 Published by 红湘西 on 12 Feb, 2019. Available at: <https://h5.newaircloud.com/news_detail?newsid=6275116_xxtjb&mobile=1&from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0>

王维群, 2019. 我的乡愁 . Published by 湘西侨联on 12 Feb 2019. Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/td-TSQUdsvqnCA2xUd55Yg>

王维群, 2019. 我的乡愁 . Published by Chinese Language and Culture Education Foundation of China (中国华文教育基金会) on 15 Feb 2019. Available at: <http://www.clef.org.cn/news/2019/0215/5/2444.shtml>

Wang, Weiqun, 2019. 从独霸神坛的饺子说起. Published by 国际汉语教师500强公众号 on 13 Feb 2019. Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AWIItbTjCqkXUg4OckiO6Q>

Wang, Weiqun, 2019. 褚时健告诉你:什么年龄都可以再出发!但现实打醒了你 . Published by 华闻派 on 5 March, 2019. Available at: <http://www.ihuawen.com/article/index/id/53473>

Wang, Weiqun, 2019. 我们可不可以慢慢来. Published by 国际汉语教师500强公众号 on 6 March 2019. Available at : <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/g7fz5_8n7VPkJY-YPEsy2w>

Wang, Weiqun (王维群), 2018. 中秋快乐: 写在送女儿上大学之际 . Published by 国际汉语教师500强公众号 on 24th Sep. 2018. Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/KVtQDYahKXiVBbyh16j4uQ>

WANG, WEIQUN 王维群, 2016. Foreword to the E-journal of the International Forum of Chinese Language Teachers (国际汉语教师500强卷首语--群主的话) (in Chinese). The E-journal of the International Forum of Chinese Language Teachers (国际汉语教师500强公众号). [Online]. 4th July, 2016 the 1st Issue. Available at: http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzI3OTMxOTY4Mg==&mid=2247483683&idx=1&sn=3a9c200adce2402dc8835311f6e678ed&scene=0#wechat_redirect

WANG, WEIQUN 王维群. 2015. The Impact of the Chinese President Xi' s Visiting to UK: The Tendency of Mandarin Chinese Programme (习访效应:英国汉语教学的新一次高潮) (in Chinese). The shorten version is published in The Chinese Weekly (华闻周刊》). Issue 199. 2015. P75. The Full version is available online: http://www.ihuawen.com/hw/article/2046

WANG, WEIQUN 王维群, 2013. The Current Existence of Chinese Author Lu Xun in the UK (鲁迅在英国存在之现状) (in Chinese). In Book Tan, G., Zhu, X. and Yang, H. ed. Cultural Classics and Spiritual Symbols-Lu Xun and 20th Century China (《文化经典和精神象征--鲁迅与20世纪中国"国际学术研讨会论文集》). Nanjing University Press. P408-441.

WANG, WEIQUN 王维群. 2013. The Recent Spread of Lu Xun in Britain (鲁迅在英国的近期传播). Published in Chinese Writers News Journal (Wenyi Bao《文艺报》) (in Chinese) ,in the Special Issue on Celebrating Luxun's 132 Birth Anniversary, 11th September, 2013 ,Issue 3623. P 11. Also Available online http://www.chinawriter.com.cn/2013/2013-09-11/173996.html

J. Yun, W. Wang and J. He. 2007. A Co-evolutionary Algorithm to Cluster Translation Equivalents in English-Chinese Parallel Corpus. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Intelligence Computation and Applications (ISICA 2008), Wuhan, China.

WANG WEIQUN 王维群.1998. Teacher's Role in Class to Enhance Students' Interests in Learning English (力掘讲课深度, 激发学生兴趣) (in Chinese). In China Agricultural University Journal (Social Science Edition) (《中国农业大学社会科学学报》), no.1-2, 1998. P82-84.

Book Translated:

WANG, WEIQUN 王维群 (translated). 2008. 忠告--来自94年的投资生涯. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press. Shanghai. PP141. Total 176,000 Chinese characters. Original book: Neuberger, R. R. (with Alfred&Roma Connable). 1997. So Far, So Good- the First 94 Years. John Wiley&Sons, Inc. New York. Pp: 221.

Selected Essay and Prose Publications

WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2016. Love to My Hometown series 1: My First Diplomatic Mission ( 故园之恋 之一: 第一次出使 ) Available at: http://www.weidb.com/p45943?from=timeline&isappinstalled=0 (1281 Chinese characters, read by 1813 times)

WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2015. On the Blenheim Palace (再游邱吉尔庄园) Available at: http://www.weidb.com/p19237&g=999&tag=538&page=1 (ready by 6739 times)

WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2015. On the Royal Observatory Greenwich(格林威治天文台 ) Available at: http://www.weidb.com/p20297 (read by 8848 times)

News report:

WANG WEIQUN 王维群, International Chinese Language Teaching Experts accumulated in NewCastle, Discussing the Inheritance and Innovation (国际汉语教学专家齐聚英国纽卡斯尔:探讨"继承与创新"). Available at: http://www.ihuawen.com/hw/article/29983.html

Conference Presentations

Wang, W. 2016. Teaching Mandarin Chinese as Foreign Language in the Apple Era-a Summary and Forcast. Presented at the 14th BCLTS Annual Conference, held at the NewCastle University. 13-15 July 2016

Zheng, B. and Wang, W. 2016. Chinese Language Teaching in the UK: A Comprehensive Investigation on Current Chinese Programs Run by British Universities. Presented at the 14th BCLTS Annual Conference, held at the NewCastle University. NewCastle, 13-15 July 2016

Wang, W. 2016. The Recent spread of Lu Xun in the UK. Presented at the Chinese Creation, Translation and Studies Forum. University of Nottingham.8-10 July, 2016

Wang, W. 2016. The International Forum of Chinese Language Teachers and Its Official E-journal-the Foundation and Development (国际汉语教师微信群和国际汉语教师500强公众号的建立与发展). Presented in the Symposium on the Supervision of Research Students (SSRS) in Teaching Chinese as a second Language (TCSL). Organised by SOAS, University of London. 24-26 August, 2016

Wang, W. 2015. Using the Social Media Software WeChat to Support Teaching and Students Management (功夫在课堂之外--浅谈微信(WeChat)对汉语作为外语的教学的应用和影响). Presented at the 13th BCLTS Annual Conference, held at the Oxford University. Oxford, 8-10 July 2015

Wang, W. 2014. Confucius China Studies Program and the British Local Chinese Teachers Career Development (新汉学计划与英国高校本土汉语教师的培养). Presented at the 12th BCLTS (British Chinese Language Teaching Society) Conference, held at the Regent University, London 9 -11th July, 2014.

Wang, W. 2013. The Progress on Exploring Using the Apple Devices in Mandarin Teaching. Presented at the 11th BCLTS (British Chinese Language Teaching Society) Conference, held at the University of Nottingham, 3rd July - 5th July, 2013

Wang, W. 2013. Luxun's Works in Britain (鲁迅作品在英国). Presented at International Conference on Lunxun and 20th Century China, 23rd -25th April, 2013, Nanjing , China.

Wang, W. 2012. New Ideas on the Confucius Institute's Role in Helping the International Mandarin Teachers' Career Development (试论孔子学院在国际高校汉语教师培养和职业发展中的新思路)presented at the 11th International Conference on Chinese Language Teaching, 16- 17th August, 2012, Xi'An, China

Wang, W. 2012. Teaching Mandarin Chinese in the APPLE Era. Presented at the 11th BCLTS (British Chinese Language Teaching Society) Conference, held at the University of Central Lancashire, 11th -13th July, 2012.

Wang, W. 2011. Introduction on Open Educational Resources in Mandarin Chinese Teaching. Presented at the 9th BCLTS (British Chinese Language Teachers Society) Symposium, held at the University Of Edinburgh, UK. 29th June - 1st July, 2011.

Wang, W. 2010. The Internet Resources for Chinese character flash and its Classroom Practical Effect. Presented at the 10th International Forum for Mandarin Teaching. Held at Shenyang, China. 18-20 August, 2010.

Wang, W. 2010. On the Diversity of Chinese Language and Culture in the International Mandarin Teaching (试论国际汉语教育教材中的语言和文化多样性问题).Presented at the 8th BCLTS (British Chinese Language Teachers Society) Symposium, held at the University of Cardiff, UK. 28th-30th June, 2010.

Wang, W. 2009. Use Multimedia to Help Chinese Character Teaching. Presented at the 7th BCLTS (British Chinese Language Teachers Society) Symposium, held at the University of Sheffield, UK. 29-30 June, 2009.

Wang, W. 2006. Simultaneous Sentence-level Alignment between One Source Text and Two Translation Texts. Presented at the British/Irish Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference 2006 (BAAL/IRAAL 2006), held in University College Cork, Ireland, Sept 7-9, 2006

Wang, W. 2005. Corpus-Driven Study of Translation Units in an English-Chinese Parallel Corpus. Presented in IV International Contrastive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-4), held in the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Sept. 20-23, 2005

Other Academic Activities

1. Invited speaker at Colloquium on Chinese Character Teaching and Learning (汉字教学论坛). SOAS, University of London. 12 April, 2016. (Invited attendance for this conference, Funded by the Colloquium organiser).

2. The BCLTS Symposium on Chinese Teaching. Organised by the BCLTS and Nottingham Confucius Institute. 16-17 April 2016. Chaired the session: Good practice for e-learning at different levels.

3. Chinese for academic purposes (CAP) - potential, challenges and future development. Organised by LSE language Centre, 16 Dec, 2015. Attended

Digitalised MPhil Thesis (permanently collected by the library in the University of Birmingham)

Wang, W. 2011. A corpus-driven study on translation units in an English-Chinese parallel corpus. MPhil Thesis is digitalised and permanently collected by Birmingham University Library: available at http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/561/

I have led the British Chinese Language Teaching Society(BCLTS: https://bclts.org.uk/) organised the International Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education , which was held in Lancaster University on 5-7th July 2019. For more details of this conference please see our website: http://bclts.co.uk/CONFERENCES/index.html.

The BCLTS International Conference 2019 which I initiated, designed and chaired was very successful and it attracted many Chinese main stream media to report it. Here are several reports links:

1.Chinese Language Teaching in UK: Language experts call for recognition of Chinese teaching as a discipline Updated 16:50, 09-Jul-2019 https://news.cgtn.com/news/316b544f774d4464776c6d636a4e6e62684a4856/index.html?from=timeline&isappinstalled=0

2.英国高校国际汉语教学大会圆满闭幕

中央广电总台国际在线 2019-07-08 10:10:10 http://news.cri.cn/2019-07-08/dd55ff46-d317-cf5b-adf6-d1ee64b7872b.html?from=timeline&isappinstalled=0

3.教师科研成果丰硕 学生数量不断增添--第17届英国汉语教学研究会年会侧记

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4.第17届英国汉语教学国际研讨会闭幕 通过《兰卡斯特宣言》2019-07-12 19:11:40 今日华闻 报道:http://www.ihuawen.com/index.php?m=article&a=index&id=54175&from=timeline&isappinstalled=0

5.第17届英国汉语教学国际研讨会圆满结束,见国际汉语教师500强报道: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/YrJsX-Lzm2UQVrTHG7pDIg

6.李宇明教授率队参加第十七届英国汉语教学研究会年会 https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/sb-bXFhi2TKdmhPbnM1Gdw

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Future Research

I am using corpus in Chinese Language teaching and English-Chinese Translation.

2021. I'm participating the organisation of the ongoing conference (第六届)汉语中介语语料库建设与应用国际学术研讨会 (International Conference on the Construction and Application of the Global Interlanguage Corpus- Strategies under the Mass Data Context). Will be held at Ludong, University, Yantai, Shandong Province, China on 16-19 July, 2021: Details see : https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/KJ4MBqaT_H9CLU7Bhbhp8w.

  • 王维群(WANG, WEIQUN), 2021. 张雨绮和三声变调 (How to Read Film Star Zhang Yuqi's name -- on Third Tone Change in Chinese) 国际汉语教师500强 (WeChat ID: gjhyjs500q). Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/cgK8GwVb5pEvEI6aZ1yEoA>
  • 王维群(WANG, WEIQUN), 2021. 张雨绮和三声变调(How to Read Film Star Zhang Yuqi's name -- on Third Tone Change in Chinese) 国际汉语教师500强. 2021年4月26号,
  • WANG, WEIQUN, CHEN, LILI and XU, SHEJIAO, eds., 2021. New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language: Applied Chinese Language Studies X 1. Sinolingua London Ltd.. (In Press.)
  • WANG, WEIQUN (王维群), 2021. Chinese Language Teachers in the British Higher Education and Their Career Development Needs--The BCLTS Survey in 2019. In: WANG, WEIQUN, CHEN, LILI and XU, SHEJIAO, eds., New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language: Applied Chinese Language Studies X 1. Sinolingua London Ltd.. 291PP (In Press.)
  • HONG, LIJIAN (洪历建) and WANG, WEIQUN (王维群), 2021. The New Concept of The International Chinese and Teaching Chinese in a Global Context. In: WANG, WEIQUN, CHEN, LILI and XU, SHEJIAO, eds., New Theories, New Approaches and Methodologies, New Issues and New Strategies in the Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as an International Language: Applied Chinese Language Studies X 1. Sinolingua London Ltd.. 291PP (In Press.)
  • 2019. 海外E-teaching汉字教学常见问题及实践 世界汉语教学学会(the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching: http://www.shihan.org.cn/. . 世界汉语教学学会(the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching: http://www.shihan.org.cn/. 02/19/2019 00:00:00
  • 2019. Using Apps in Teaching (Chinese) University of Nottingham. Joe Bell. 01/18/2019 00:00:00
  • 2019. 海外E-teaching汉字教学课堂实录+个人访谈 世界汉语教学学会. Yuan Li. 腾讯视频. 02/19/2019 00:00:00
  • WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁: -写于2019年春节 Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/CQmWX8CaywxRhUJweGyk-w>
  • WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁: 写于2019年春节 Available at: <http://www.ccpoetry.org/shimengfenghua2019/smfh201903/shimengfenghua2019.03.html?from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0>
  • WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁: 海哥朗诵 Available at: <http://phxmae.com/WX/TXWDXC.html?from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0>
  • WANG WEIQUN, 2019. 我的乡愁 Available at: <https://h5.newaircloud.com/news_detail?newsid=6275116_xxtjb&mobile=1&from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0>
  • 王维群, 2019. 我的乡愁 Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/td-TSQUdsvqnCA2xUd55Yg>
  • 王维群, 2019. 我的乡愁 Available at: <http://www.clef.org.cn/news/2019/0215/5/2444.shtml>
  • 王维群, 2019. 从独霸神坛的饺子说起 Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AWIItbTjCqkXUg4OckiO6Q>
  • 王维群, 2019. 褚时健告诉你:什么年龄都可以再出发!但现实打醒了你 Available at: <http://www.ihuawen.com/article/index/id/53473>
  • 王维群, 2019. 我们可不可以慢慢来 Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/g7fz5_8n7VPkJY-YPEsy2w>
  • 王维群, 2018. 中秋快乐: 写在送女儿上大学之际 Available at: <https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/KVtQDYahKXiVBbyh16j4uQ>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2016. 国际汉语教师500强卷首语--群主的话 Available at: <http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzI3OTMxOTY4Mg==&mid=2247483683&idx=1&sn=3a9c200adce2402dc8835311f6e678ed&scene=0#wechat_redirect>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2016. 故园之恋 之一: 第一次出使 Available at: <http://www.weidb.com/p45943?from=timeline&isappinstalled=0>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2015. 再游邱吉尔庄园 Available at: <http://www.weidb.com/p19237&g=999&tag=538&page=1>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2015. 格林威治天文台 (Royal Observatory Greenwich) Available at: <http://www.weidb.com/p20297>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2015. 功夫在课堂之外--浅谈微信(WeChat)对汉语作为外语的教学的应用和影响 In: Presented at the 13th BCLTS Annual Conference, held at the Oxford University. Oxford, 8-10 July 2015.
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2013. 鲁迅在英国存在之现状 (Lu Xun zai Yingguo Cunzai zhi Xianzhuang) In: Wenhua Jingdian he Jingshen Xiangzheng 文化经典和精神象征""Lu Xun yu 20 Shiji Zhongguo "Guoji xueshenyangtaohui Lunwenji“ 鲁迅与20世纪中国”国际学术研讨会论文集. 408-441
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2013. Wang, W. 2013. The Recent Spread of Luxun in Britain (LuXun Zai Yingguo de Jinqi Chuanbo). (《文艺报》) , Available at: <http://www.chinawriter.com.cn/2013/2013-09-11/173996.html>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 2011. A corpus-driven study on translation units in an English-Chinese parallel corpus. MPhil Thesis Available at: <http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/561>
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群 and ROY NEWBERGER, 2008. (translated). 忠告--来自94年的投资生涯 (So Far, So Good- the First 94 Years ,by Roy Neuberger). Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press.
  • YUN, J, WANG, W and HE, J, 2007. A Co-evolutionary Algorithm to Cluster Translation Equivalents in English-Chinese Parallel Corpus In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Intelligence Computation and Applications (ISICA 2008).
  • WANG WEIQUN 王维群, 1998. Wang, W.1998. Teacher's Role in Class to Enhance Students' Interests in Learning English, (in Chinese) China Agricultural University Journal (Social Science Edition). Vol No. 2,

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