Programs & Curriculum

  • Educational Focus for Undergraduates:

    1. Cultivating students to become proficient in the skills of English presentation and improving their communication skills. Being able to communicate well in English goes much further than small-talk; students learn how to communicate well through speaking and writing in standard ways that businesses look for.

    2. Enabling students to become proficient in the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. Students are offered a full range of English skills from intermediate through advanced levels.

    3. Acquainting students to become well-nurtured in creative thinking and literary imagination and helping them to learn how to express their ideas through writing and discussion.

    4. Preparing students to become professional in English teaching and Chinese teaching. Students preparing for teaching learn how to write lesson plans, how to get students motivated to want to learn, how to present learning material, and other ways to prepare them to become great teachers.

    5. Training students to become excellent in the knowledge of literatures and of translation skills in English.

    6. Preparing students to become acquainted with local and international business and industry. Students become competitive in future career opportunities; they become skillful business communicators; and, they become familiar with a related second foreign language.



  • Educational Focus for Graduate Students

    1. Cultivating students’ advanced ability of communication and capacity for academic research.

    2. Training graduate students to integrate Chinese teaching or English teaching with literature by emphasizing teaching English through literature.

    3. Advancing graduate students to become excellent English teachers in various positions, who will be very well-cultivated in their understanding of literatures, in the applications of foreign languages, and in the teaching programs related to future careers.

    4. Guiding graduate students to become specialized in cultural works, such as oral interpretation, written translation, editing, foreign affairs, and many others.