Activities & Learning Resources

One-on-one Tutoring

The primary mission of the English Language Center is to provide individualized support for students in English language proficiency and academic skills development. ELC Supplemental Instructors work with students in one-on-one tutoring in the areas of

  • Grammar and usage
  • Essay development
  • Speaking
  • Sentence structure
  • Pronunciation
  • MLA/APA formatting
  • Presentation skills
  • General academic skills

To reserve a seat for the workshop, please go to www.wku.edu.cn > My WKU > ELC > STUDENT APPOINTMENTS > Make Appointments to make a reservation.

Workshops

The English Language Center offers workshops enhancing both language and academic skills. Attendance from students in the workshops is high, with an average of 25 to 30 students. Topics for workshops vary based on needs of students and courses.

To reserve a seat for the workshop, please go to www.wku.edu.cn > My WKU > ELC > STUDENT APPOINTMENTS > Make Appointments > Activity to make a reservation.

Note: Keep an eye out for posters on the bulletin boards around campus for scheduled times, topics, and locations of workshops.

Mini-courses

The English Language Center offers supplemental instruction courses for under-prepared and at-risk students which focus on developing general English skills and knowledge necessary for college-level coursework in aspects of writing, pronunciation, listening, reading and speaking.

 

English Corner

The English Corner is one of the joint efforts of the ESL department and the ELC to give students increased opportunities to speak English in a more natural, friendly atmosphere. It’s a place where students can come to speak English and engage in a variety of activities in English with less pressure than the classroom. Activities are organized by faculty of the ESL Department and staff of the ELC.

Walk-in hours: 18:30 – 20:00, Wednesday

Venue: B302a, General Education Hall

Note: Hours subject to change in exceptional circumstances such as public holidays.

Learning Resources

Current learning resources are grouped into 6 sections: Vocabulary, Listening, Speaking & pronunciation, Reading, Writing, and Others. Recent additions to the resource list include the following:

  • ANKI/E-flashcards for Vocabulary Learning
  • Vocabulary Lists for Different Majors
  • Note-taking Skills
  • Transition Signals
  • Choppy Sentences, Wordiness and Redundancy
  • APA & MLA Citation Styles

Please visit My WKU > ELC > Learning Resources or click here for more information.


Meet the Staff

Assistant Director

Lulu He

T: 0577 – 5587 0065

hexiaolu@wku.edu.cn

 

Coordinator/English Language Lab Specialist

Junior He

T: 0577 – 5587 0074

hejun@wku.edu.cn

 

Supplemental Instructor

Kenneth Ray Wade

T: 0577 – 5587 0184

wadek@wku.edu.cn

 

Writing Specialist

Flora Huang

T: 0577 – 5587 0059

huangjiaojiao@wku.edu.cn

 

Activity Specialist

Weiwen Zhu

T: 0577 – 5587 0071

zhuweiwen@wku.edu.cn

 

Competition Specialist

Luna Xiang

T: 0577 – 5587 0223

xiangwenjing@wku.edu.cn

 

Supplemental Instructor

Tracy Hu

T: 0577 – 5587 0078

huqiuchi@wku.edu.cn


Office of Registrar

The Office of the Registrar provides many services including: academic record maintenance, registration, transcript processing, grade collection and recalculation, graduation evaluation, name/address/ residency status changes, and enrollment verification.

Office of the Registrar


English Language Center

Mission

To foster an English learning environment and facilitate students’ study of English as a tool for their academic success.

Overview

The English Language Center is a professional unit of Wenzhou-Kean University offering students a variety of English learning opportunities and tailored services, all designed to cater to their specific needs and ensure the continued enhancement and refinement of their English skills throughout the academic years.

We encourage the persistent practice and reflective use of English that will foster the intellectual and cultural growth of individuals and of the academic community at large.

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11th December 2019 @ pm6:15 - pm8:15
No. 88 Daxue Road
English Language Center
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No. 88 Daxue Road
English Language Center

Assistant Director: Lulu He

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Academics

Undergraduate Education

Take a look through our undergraduate catalog and consider how you might combine your interests. There’s definitely something catching your eye.

Academic Bulletin

We usually publish some academic notifications in this section, students can browse all the information by clicking the read more button below.

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Honorary Awards

We often hold interesting campus and academic activities, all students and teachers take part in them and are proud of award honors.

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Academic Calendar

Canlendar of 2020 Spring Term On-line Courses 

Unit 1

Start Date: Feb 24

End Date: Mar 1

Date Day  Assignments Late Penalty
Feb 24 1
Feb 25 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due
Feb 26 3
Feb 27 4
Feb 28 5
Feb 29 6
Mar 1 7 Unit 1 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

Unit 2

Start Date: Mar 2

End Date: Mar 8

Date Day  Assignments Late Penalty
Mar 2 1 10% Penalty on Unit 1 Assignments
Mar 3 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 1 Assignments
Mar 4 3 30% Penalty on Unit 1 Assignments
Mar 5 4 40% Penalty on Unit 1 Assignments
Mar 6 5 Unit 1 Assignments No Longer Accepted
Mar 7 6
Mar 8 7 Unit 2 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

 

Unit 3

Start Date: Mar 9

End Date: Mar 15

Date Day  Assignments Late Penalty
Mar 9 1 10% Penalty on Unit 2 Assignments
Mar 10 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 2 Assignments
Mar 11 3 30% Penalty on Unit 2 Assignments
Mar 12 4 40% Penalty on Unit 2 Assignments
Mar 13 5 Unit 2 Assignments No Longer Accepted
Mar 14 6 Unit 3 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

Mar 15 7 No late penalty for Unit 3 work.
Unit 4

Start Date: Mar 16

End Date: Mar 22

Date Day  Assignments Late Penalty
Mar 16 1 10% Penalty on Unit 3 Assignments
Mar 17 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 3 Assignments
Mar 18 3 30% Penalty on Unit 3 Assignments
Mar 19 4 40% Penalty on Unit 3 Assignments
Mar 20 5 Unit 3 Assignments No Longer Accepted
Mar 21 6 Unit 4 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

Mar 22 7 No late penalty for Unit 4 work.
Unit 5

Start Date: Mar 23

End Date: Mar 29

 

Date Day  Assignments Late Penalty
Mar 23 1 10% Penalty on Unit 4 Assignments
Mar 24 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 4 Assignments
Mar 25 3 30% Penalty on Unit 4 Assignments
Mar 26 4 40% Penalty on Unit 4 Assignments
Mar 27 5 Unit 4 Assignments No Longer Accepted
Mar 28 6 Unit 5 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

Mar 29 7 No late penalty for Unit 5 work.
Unit 6

Start Date: Mar 30

End Date: Apr 5

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
Mar 30 1 10% Penalty on Unit 5 Assignments
Mar 31 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 5 Assignments
April 1 3 30% Penalty on Unit 5 Assignments
April 2 4 40% Penalty on Unit 5 Assignments
April 3 5 Unit 5 Assignments

No Longer Accepted

April 4 6 Unit 6 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

April 5 7 No late penalty for Unit 6 work.
Unit 7

Start Date: Apr 6

End Date: Apr 12

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
April 6 1 10% Penalty on Unit 6 Assignments
April 7 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 6 Assignments
April 8 3 30% Penalty on Unit 6 Assignments
April 9 4 40% Penalty on Unit 6 Assignments
April 10 5 Unit 6 Assignments

No Longer Accepted

April 11 6 Unit 7 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

April 12 7 No late penalty for Unit 7 work.

 

Unit 8

Start Date: Apr 13

End Date: Apr 19

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
April 13 1 10% Penalty on Unit 7 Assignments
April 14 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 7 Assignments
April 15 3 30% Penalty on Unit 7 Assignments
April 16 4 40% Penalty on Unit 7 Assignments
April 17 5 Units 7 Assignments No Longer Accepted
April 18 6 Unit 8 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

April 19 7 No late penalty for Unit 8 work.
Unit 9

Start Date: Apr 20

End Date: Apr 26

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
April 20 1 10% Penalty on Unit 8 Assignments
April 21 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 8 Assignments
April 22 3 30% Penalty on Unit 8 Assignments
April 23 4 40% Penalty on Unit 8 Assignments
April 24 5 Unit 8 Assignments No Longer Accepted
April 25 6 Unit 9 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

April 26 7 No late penalty for Unit 9 work.

 

Unit 10

Start Date: Apr 27

End Date: May 3

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
April 27 1 10% Penalty on Unit 9 Assignments
April 28 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 9 Assignments
April 29 3 30% Penalty on Unit 9 Assignments
April 30 4 40% Penalty on Unit 9 Assignments
May 1 5 Unit 9 Assignments No Longer Accepted
May 2 6 Unit 10 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

May 3 7 No late penalty for Unit 10 work.
Unit 11

Start Date: May 4

End Date: May 10

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
May 4 1 10% Penalty on Unit 10 Assignments
May 5 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 10 Assignments
May 6 3 30% Penalty on Unit 10 Assignments
May 7 4 40% Penalty on Unit 10 Assignments
May 8 5 Unit 10 Assignments No Longer Accepted
May 9 6 Unit 11 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

May 10 7 No late penalty for Unit 11 work.

 

 

Unit 12

Start Date: May 11

End Date: May 17

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
May 11 1 10% Penalty on Unit 11 Assignments
May 12 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 11 Assignments
May 13 3 30% Penalty on Unit 11 Assignments
May 14 4 40% Penalty on Unit 11 Assignments
May 15 5 Unit 11 Assignments No Longer Accepted
May 16 6 Unit 12 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

May 17 7 No late penalty for Unit 12 work.
Unit 13

Start Date: May 18

End Date: May 24

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
May 18 1 10% Penalty on Unit 12 Assignments
May 19 2 Discussion Question Initial Post Due 20% Penalty on Unit 12 Assignments
May 20 3 30% Penalty on Unit 12 Assignments
May 21 4 40% Penalty on Unit 12 Assignments
May 22 5 Unit 12 Assignments No Longer Accepted
May 23 6 Unit 13 All Learning Activities Due

– Including 4 peer responses to Discussion Questions

May 24 7 No late penalty for Unit 13 work.

 

Unit 14

Start Date: May 25

End Date: May 31

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
May 25 1 10% Penalty on Unit 13 Assignments
May 26 2 20% Penalty on Unit 13 Assignments
May 27 3 30% Penalty on Unit 13 Assignments
May 28 4 40% Penalty on Unit 13 Assignments
May 29 5 Unit 13 Assignments No Longer Accepted
May 30 6 Unit 14 All Learning Activities Due

No Discussion Board activities during this unit.

May 31 7 No late penalty for Unit 14 work.
Unit 15

Start Date: June 1

End Date: June 5

Date Day Assignments Late Penalty
June 1 1 10% Penalty on Unit 14 Assignments
June 2 2 20% Penalty on Unit 14 Assignments
June 3 3 30% Penalty on Unit 14 Assignments
June 4 4 Unit 15 All Learning Activities Due

No Discussion Board activities during this unit.

40% Penalty on Unit 14 Assignments
June 5 5 Unit 14 Assignments No Longer Accepted

No late penalty for Unit 15 work.

WENZHOU-KEAN UNIVERSITY

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019-2020 

 
2019 August (Summer)

(Aug.16th Sep.1st )

New Faculty Orientation I Aug.16th – Aug.17th Fri. – Sat.
  Freshmen Check-in Aug.17th Sat.
  Freshmen Orientation Aug.18th Sun.
  Pre-University Intensive English Program (PIEP) Aug.19th – Aug. 30th Mon. – Fri.
2019 Fall Term

(Sep.1st – Dec.20th )

Occupancy in Residence Sep.1st Sun.
  First Day of Fall Term Sep.2nd Mon.
  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sep.9th Mon.
  Mid-Autumn Festival (No Class) Sep.13th – Sep.15th Fri. – Sun.
  Class on Friday Schedule Sep.28th Sat.
  National Day (No Class) Sep.29th – Oct.6th Sun. – Sun.
  Professional Development Day

(PDD)

Oct.12th – Oct.13th Sat. – Sun.
  Open House Day Oct.19th Sat.
  Last day to withdraw from courses with “W” grade Oct.21st Mon.
  Last Day of Fall Term Dec.20th Fri.
  Christmas Holiday & New Year (No Class) Dec.21st – Jan.1st Sat. – Wed.
2020 Winter Session

(Jan. 2nd Jan.17th)

First Day of Winter Session Jan.2nd Thur.
  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan.6th Mon.
  Last day to withdraw from courses with “W” grade Jan.10th Fri.
  Last Day of Winter Session Jan.17th Fri.
  Winter Break/Spring Festival

University is closed

Jan.18th – TBD Sat. – TBD
2020 Spring Term

(Feb.24th May 26th )

Occupancy in Residence TBD TBD
  First Day of Spring Term Feb.24th Mon.
  Last Day to Add Courses Mar.3rd Tues.
  Last Day to Drop Courses Mar.13th Fri.
 
  Last day to withdraw from courses with “W” grade Apr.13th Mon.

 

  International Labor Day

(Online Courses as usual)

May1st-May3rd Fri. – Sun.
 
  Last Day of Spring Term Jun.5th   Fri.
  Commencement Jun.6th   Sat.
  Professional Development Day

(PDD)

TBD TBD
2020 Summer Session

(Jun.8th -Aug.2th)

First Day of Summer Session Jun.8th Mon.
  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jun.10th Wed.
  The Dragon Boat Festival (Online Courses as usual) Jun.25th-Jun.27th Thur.-Sat.
 
  Last day to withdraw from courses with “W” grade Jul.10th Fri.
 
  Last Day of Summer Session Aug.2nd Sun.

Please note, special courses, including labs and studio courses, may include Saturday instruction, and will be announced at a later date. The Academic Calendar is subject to change. For updates please visit Wenzhou-Kean University Website.

WENZHOU-KEAN UNIVERSITY

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2020-2021

 
2020 Fall Term

(Aug. 30th – Dec.18th , 15 Teaching Weeks)

 

Occupancy in Residence

 

Aug.30th

 

Sun.

  First Day of Class in Fall Term Aug.31st Mon.
  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sep.7th Mon.
  No Class Sep.27th Sat.
  Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day (No Class) Oct.1st – Oct. 8th Thu. – Thu.
  Class on Thursday Schedule Oct.10th Sat.
  Professional Development Day (PDD) Oct.17th – Oct.18th Sat. – Sun.
  Last Day to Withdraw from Courses with “W” Grade Oct.26th Mon.
  Last Day of Class in Fall Term Dec.18th Fri.
  Christmas & New Year Holiday (No Class) Dec.19th – Jan.3rd Sat. – Sun.
2021 Winter Session

(Jan. 4th  Jan.29th ,    4 Teaching Weeks)

 

First Day of Class in Winter Session

 

Jan.4th

 

Mon.

  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jan.6th Wed.
  Last Day to Withdraw from Courses with “W” Grade Jan.18th Mon.
  Last Day of Class in Winter Session Jan.29th Fri.
  Winter Break & Spring Festival

(No Class and University is closed)

Jan.30th – Feb.20th Sat. – Sat.
2021 Spring Term

(Feb.21st – Jun.8th ,   15 Teaching Weeks)

 

Occupancy in Residence

 

Feb.21st

 

Sun.

  First Day of Class in Spring Term Feb.22nd Mon.
  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Mar.1st Mon.
  Tomb-Sweeping Day

(No Class)

Apr.3rd -Apr.5th Sat. – Mon.
  Last Day to Withdraw from Courses with “W” Grade Apr.12th Mon.
  International Labor Day

(No Class)

Apr.30th -May.2nd Fri. – Sun.
  Class on Monday Schedule Jun.7th Mon.
  Class on Friday Schedule Jun.8th Tue.
  Last Day of Class in Spring Term Jun.8th Tue.
  Commencement Jun.11th Fri
  The Dragon Boat Festival

(No Class)

Jun.12th-Jun.14th Sat.- Mon.
2021 Summer Session

(Jun.15th -Jul.26th ,   6 Teaching Weeks)

 

First Day of Class in Summer Session

 

Jun.15th  

 

Tue.

  Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Jun.17th Thu.
  Last Day to Withdraw from Courses with “W” Grade Jul.6th Tue.
  Class on Monday Schedule Jul.26th Mon.
  Last Day of Class in Summer Session Jul.26th Mon.

The Academic Calendar is subject to change. For updates please visit Wenzhou-Kean University Website.

 

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

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