Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Ms Lin Li

Post:Language Tutor (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Other posts:Associate Tutor (Sussex Centre for Language Studies)
Location:ARTS A A050
Email:L.Li-Wu@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

I am Chinese overseas Chinese language teaching national certificate holder, graduated from Beijing Redio and TV University in 1987, have been teaching Chinese language since August 1990, worked with St Nichola Primary School, Roedean School, Cottesmore School, Windlesham House School, St Aubin's School, Worthing High School, Worthing College and University of Sussex.

I am deputy president of UKAPCE, the largest Chinese language and culture organisation in the UK. I work as a coodinator of UK Chinese Essay Writing Competition, a coodinatore of World Chinese Youth Essay Writing Competition UK Group. 

My students have passed their GCSE exam with a result of straight A star during 1999 -2017, A Level resuilt in 90% are A star - B. 

My students win UK Chinese Reading Competition trophy every year. Among the trophies, the students from the University of Sussex won in 2008 and 2009.

My students also won UK Chinese calligraphy, essay writing competitions in past several years.    

Role

Chinese language teacher for Elective and Opencourse.

Community and Business

I have funded two local Chinese schools and currently work as a head teacher with Brighton & Hove Chinese Society Chinese School.

The Chinese community school currently has 140 students who are 5 - 20 years old; students are from all different culture family background. 9 teachers who teach in total 13 classes.

The students attend GCSE national exam every year and the result since 2005 to 2017 is A star only.  Students won the UK Chinese Reading Competition Champion trophies in 2005, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

I took students travel to Shaolin Temple China in 2015, studied Chinese martial arts for two weeks and myself also passed the exam and gained a martial arts certificate.

I took students travel to North East of China, discovered volcanic landforms in the area in 2016, and took students studied Chinese folkdance in Beijing in 2017.