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Amy XU

Assistant Lecturer

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • MA in English Language Teaching (Distinction), University of Warwick, UK
  • CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults), Cambridge ESOL
  • BA in English, Shenzhen University, China

Amy comes from Shenzhen, China. She is currently teaching undergraduate English courses, such as Core University English, Technical English for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Academic Communication for Nursing Students. She has also been offering tailored workshops for taught postgraduate students in the Specially-Funded English Course programme, including Academic Writing and Presentation Skills. Her academic interests include: student engagement, English as a Lingua Franca and English corpus research.

Special Interest Groups:

Language Education

Selected Publications / Presentations:

Xu, A. Y. (2020). [Review of the book Aspiring to be Global: Language and Social Change in a Tourism Village in China, by S. Gao]. The Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 7 (1), 143-144.

Office: Room 6.41

Telephone: 3917 7329

Email Address: amyxyq@hku.hk