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Foreign Language Department

Foreign Language Department is one of the teaching units for fundamental courses. Its precursor was the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Section, which was founded in 1977. Currently, the department has 34 full-time teachers, including one professor, 17 associate professors and eight PhDs. Boasting two undergraduate teaching and research sections, one postgraduate teaching and research section, one academic English writing center and one experimental center, the department offers a range of exciting courses, including college English, graduate English, doctoral English, and traditional Chinese culture courses for foreign students. It also shoulders the management of foreign teachers in the meantime.

Adhering to the concept of “pursuing people-oriented & quality-driven development” and “strengthening the synergy between teaching and research", Foreign Language Department adopts advanced educational methods and sets up three teaching and research teams (English for Special Purposes, Intercultural Studies and Curriculum Ideology Studies), all of which have contributed to the sound teaching and research environment. Among its courses, College English has been acknowledged as the Excellent Course of Beijing. In recent years, faculty members of the department have undertaken over 10 provincial and ministerial-level teaching and research projects, published over 100 papers, over 20 academic works and textbooks.