Make Appointments

The primary mission of the English Language Center is to provide individualized support for students in English language proficiency and academic skills development. The 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 make appointments, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to www.wku.edu.cn > My WKU > ELC > STUDENT APPOINTMENTS > Make Appointments > Instructor, and then click on a tutor’s name;
  2. Fill out the appointment form and confirm the appointment;
  3. Attend the session and evaluate it afterwards;
  4. If you are not able to attend the tutoring session, please go to www.wku.edu.cn > My WKU > ELC > STUDENT APPOINTMENTS > My Appointments to cancel it.

Click here to get started.


ELC WeChat

The ELC WeChat introduces English language learning tools, websites, applications and other resources, as well as promoting ELC activities. Please scan the QR code below to follow us:

ELC WeChat


English Language Lab

The English Language Lab (ELL) is a multimedia installation aiming to assist students in effectively improving their language skills with diverse online and installed learning tools.

 

To make a reservation, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to www.wku.edu.cn>My WKU>ELC>STUDENT APPOINTMENTS>Search Activity, and click on the Register button to reserve the ELL session you plan to attend;
  2. Type in your cellphone number and email address in Remark, and then click on Save;
  3. If you are not able to attend the session, please go to wku.edu.cn>My WKU>ELC>STUDENT APPOINTMENTS>My Appointments>Activity>Record of Reservation to cancel it.

Opening hours:

18:30 – 21:00, Mon. – Fri.

9:00 – 11:00, Sat.

14:00 – 16:00, Sun.

Venue: B411, General Education Hall

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

 

Contact information:

Manager of ELL: Junior He

Office: B303, General Education Hall

Phone: 0577-5587 0074

E-mail: hejun@wku.edu.cn

 

Please click on the link below to download referral forms.

Application for Using English Language Lab

English Language Lab Referral Form


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


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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