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Linguistics educator

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).

Interests

  • Other 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

child:
Andrew Lee Li

child:
Timothy Jonathan Lee Li