Monica Xiaoling Jin 金曉玲 助理教授


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Current Position

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, City University of Macau.


Course taught

BOE317 English Teaching Methodology

BOE009 Introduction to English Pragmatics

BOE206 English Writing IV


Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, University of Liverpool, U.K.

M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language, University of Liverpool, U.K.


Work Experience

Teaching / Research Assistant, Department of Applied Linguistics, Xi’ an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU).

Instructor, English Language and Literature Studies Program, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University, United International College (UIC).


Research Area / Research Interests

Systemic functional grammar, Semantics and pragmatics, English as an academic lingua franca, Interdisciplinary communication, Discourse analysis, Translanguaging, Second language acquisition, Material design, Academic writing, The EMI context.


Selected Publications

Jin, Xiaoling & Ruan, Zhoulin. 2023. University Students’ Perceptions about Teachers’ Use of Evaluative Language in Oral Feedback. Linguistics and Education. Vol. 78. (SSCI).


Jin, Xiaoling. (Under review). Understanding how academic lecturers use evaluative language as appraisal signals in ELF academic lectures.


Jin, Xiaoling & Ruan, Zhoulin. (Under review). Understanding vagueness in EMI academic lectures from an academic ELF perspective.


Jin, Xiaoling. 2022. A case study of adult autonomy in English-immersed conversations. The Language Learning Journal. Vol. 50/6, pp. 763-776. (ESCI).


Jin, Xiaoling. 2019. A Case Study of Communication Difficulties between a Chinese Advanced Learner and Native Speakers. Journal of Language Teaching and Research. Vol. 10/1, pp. 114-125.


Conference Presentations

Jin, Xiaoling. 2022. A case study of adult autonomy in English-immersed conversations. The seventh Shanghai forum for emerging researchers in Applied Linguistics. Shanghai: Fudan University.

Jin, Xiaoling. 2021. Appraisal analysis on classroom discourse of academics working in Chinese EMI universities using English as the academic lingua franca. The 6th China Educational Linguistics High-level Forum. Beijing: Beijing Normal University.


Professional Services

Reviewer for international journals: Forum for Linguistic Studies (Scopus)

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