A Modern Chinese Intellectual: An Interview With Wang Haixiao

by Lee Gek Ling
Centre for English Language Communication
National University of Singapore

“If you want many hits, you have to have tricks.”

 I had to meet Professor Wang the minute I read his biographical detail in the CELC Symposium Programme. He is currently Professor of English and Chair of the Department of Applied Foreign Language Studies, Nanjing University.  He is also in charge of the committee that advises the Ministry of Education in China on the teaching methods for foreign languages. He has been influential in the changing how English is taught in China and has published widely in syllabus design for college English.


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