Shio-yun Kan


Senior Instructor in Chinese; Programme Director of the Centre for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language; Lecturer in Chinese (Wadham College); Language Co-ordinator of the British Inter-university China Centre 

Faculty / College Address:

China Centre


Research Interests:

  • Teaching of Chinese as a foreign language
  • Distance learning
  • Skills-based language teaching methodology
  • Teaching and learning methodologies

Current Projects:

  • Teaching of Interactive Chinese Language Skills (A Programme for Multimedia Language Teaching Material Development)

Courses Taught:

  • Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin): elementary, intermediate and advanced level interpreting, listening comprehension, language laboratory and web-based classes, newspaper reading.

Recent Publications:

  • CDROM: A supplementary Chinese course at elementary level.
  • CDROM: Multimedia Spoken Chinese

Further Info:

Photograph of Shio-Yun Kan