wu li


The basic information

wu li

School of Foreign Languages



Associate Professor

Work Experience

teacher of english: july, 1987 to present,

     school of foreign languages,

     northwestern polytechnical university;

september, 1989 to present, mainly teach non-english major postgraduates.

june-august, 2015, visiting scholar in monash university, sponsored by australia-china council (acc),

     department of foreign affairs and trade (dfat) australia;

february-july, 2013, visiting scholar in the university of sheffield, sponsored by china scholarship council (csc);

november, 2011, visiting scholar in the university of leeds, sponsored by northwestern polytechnical university, china;

july, 2003-july, 2004, visiting scholar in edith cowan university (ecu) australia, sponsored by china scholarship council (csc);

june, 2001-august, 2002, visiting scholar in whitman college, sponsored by whitman college, united states.

Education Experience

1989 master of arts, northwestern polytechnical university, xi’an, china;

1985-87 postgraduate study in xi’an jiaotong university, xi’an, china;

1985 bachelor of arts, northwest university, xi’an, china.

Education And Teaching

english major postgraduates:

     translation theories and practice;

non-english major postgraduates:

     (1) advanced english listening & speaking;

     (2) advanced english writing.

Scientific Research

translation theories and practice; language and culture;

world englishes (australian english, china english).

cooperative research on translation, language and culture,

world englishes and english teaching are welcomed.

Academic Achievements

1. textbook: a course in e-c & c-e translation for est. 2nd edition, xi’an: northwestern

    polytechnical university press, july, 2007. it was the translation course textbook

    for the non-english major postgraduates in northwestern polytechnical university

    during 1997-2003.

2. “A Comparative Study on the Key Words in Australian English”, pp 58-65 in Australian Studies—Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Australian Studies in China, Shanghai Jiaotong University Press, September, 2015.

3. “australian cultural values reflected in australian english”, pp37-46 in new perspectives on australian studies: environment and development, huhehot: inner mongolia university press, october, 2008.

4. “the foreignization of the lexis of china english in english news periodicals” foreign language education, vol.28, no.3 special edition, 2007.

5. the application of chinese this-sentence in e/c translation” journal of northwestern polytechnical university (social sciences edition), no.3, 2001.