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By: Matthew Jellick This Spring Semester the Staff English Class began a Book Club, reading Peter Hessler’s “River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze”.  Meeting every other Thursday during lunch, our group consists of SUSTech Staff members who enjoy English literature, and who value the notion...

SUSTech's Center for Language Education Lecturer, Matthew Jellick, recently had an article published in the "Shenzhen Daily", writing about the importance of a global approach to education. With educational experience himself on five different continents, Jellick believes that an international context provides students - regardless of...

Professor Mike Igoe from the State University of New York at Fredonia visited SUSTech from March 11th to March 17th. He conducted a series of nine seminars on public speaking and presentation skills, learning English, understanding American society, writing right, media ethics, etc. Over the years,...

By: Matthew Jellick In an effort to get outside our comfort zone of speaking English only in a classroom setting, I came up with an assignment to challenge the Staff to incorporate their speaking skills in a more authentic environment.  Developing a five-point plan during class...

The Essay Topic Learning with CLE at SUSTech has helped me to become a better English user   Essays can be any length up to a maximum of 3,000 words and should aim to bring fresh insight and understanding to English learning.   Content and style Essays should be jargon free, making...

By: Matthew Jellick The English-language classroom acts as a platform to practice the skillsets of reading, writing, speaking and listening, giving students an opportunity to refine their pronunciation while honing their grammar.  Formative practices in language learning encourage students to make mistakes, learn from them, and...

Offering a course for Staff and Faculty at SUSTech, we touch upon the four skillsets associated with Chinese (Mandarin) attainment including Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. There is a particular focus on the spoken language and basic survival skills. This class is designed for engaging...