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Staff List - CULP Chinese Team

Hazel Zheng

Position:

  • CULP Chinese Coordinator and Teacher

Contact Information

Email: hhz20@cam.ac.uk

Hazel Zheng

Profile

Hazel has been involved in development of the CULP Basic and Intermediate Chinese courses at the Cambridge University Language Centre since 2004. Her responsibilities have ranged from developing content for the on-line learning materials, writing exam papers and general teaching materials, as well as the recruitment and training of teachers for CULP4SC.

Hazel has taught Chinese to students spanning a vast range of age groups and backgrounds, and covered content from basic to business Chinese, with levels ranging from absolute beginners to A-Level. As well as teaching, Hazel is also interested in the social aspects of second language acquisition and the broader impact of language learning.


Xuan Zhang

Position:

  • CULP Chinese Teacher

Contact Information

Email: xz335@cam.ac.uk

Xuan Zhang

Profile

Xuan has participated in the CULP4SC project since 2010 and undertaken Chinese teaching in several different schools in the Luton, Cambridge and Essex areas. As an Asset Languages Accredited Teacher, he has also taught the CULP Basic and Intermediate Chinese courses and been involved in writing exam papers and general teaching materials for the Cambridge University Language Centre.

Xuan’s unique IT background helps him to engage in the the culture of enhancing pedagogy through the use of technology. His strong logical thinking and creative teaching ideas are underpinned by rich experience, and he is able to apply new technical skills and diversified teaching methodologies into his teaching to create a rapport with students and boost their interests in learning Chinese. His enthusiasm keeps the classroom atmosphere lively.

Xuan has a wide range of interests, and has published a number of books and dictionaries during his spare time.