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Wei Li

Wei Li, Chinese linguistics educator. Member International Association Chinese Linguistics (executive member).

Background

  • Li, Wei was born on August 11, 1961 in Beijing. Son of Molin Li and Peixia Ni.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Teaching English as Foreign Language, Beijing Foreign Languages College, 1979. Bachelor, Beijing Normal University, 1985. Master of Arts, University Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1988.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1991.

    Career

    • Assistant lecturer English, Beijing Normal University, 1985-1986. Lecturer Chinese, University Newcastle upon Tyne, 1986-1988, research associate in speech, 1991-1993, lecturer linguistics, 1994-1996, senior lecturer, 1996-1998, professor applied linguistics, since 1998, director Center for Research in Linguistics, 1999—2002, dean School Education, Communications and Language Science, since 2002.

    Works

    Membership

    Member International Association Chinese Linguistics (executive member).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading non-fiction.

    Connections

    • Married Hua Zhu, January 18, 1999. Children: Andrew Lee, Timothy Jonathan Lee.
    • father: Molin Li
    • mother: Peixia Ni
    • spouse: Hua Zhu
    • children: Andrew Lee Li
    • Timothy Jonathan Lee Li
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    Born August 11, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1979
      Beijing Foreign Languages College
    • 1985
      Beijing Normal University
    • 1988
      University Newcastle upon Tyne
    • 1991
      University Newcastle upon Tyne
    • 1985 - 1986
      Assistant, lecturer English
    • 1986 - 1988
      lecturer, Chinese
    • 2002
      lecturer, Chinese
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