Chenxi Li

Lecturer of English for Academic Purposes, Duke Kunshan University

Li’s research focus is the intersection among online English language teaching, multimodal learner interactions and task-based language teaching. She is especially interested in how students interact with each other multimodally in a tasked-based online video conferencing English classroom. Her teaching interests at Duke Kunshan include: (a) task-based approach in teaching EAP, (b) using corpus linguistic theories to expand academic vocabulary, and (c) enhancing the understanding of cultural diversity while teaching English.
She has a wide range of English-language-teaching-related experience including (a) teacher trainer at workshops for online teaching design at the Open University U.K., (b) external examiner for postgraduate courses in MA TESOL programme at Beijing Foreign Studies University, (c) referee for the International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, (d) doctoral student committee number for the EUROCALL conference. She has a number of paper publications in leading academic journals in the area of computer assisted language learning (e.g. Li, 2022; Olney, Li & Luo, 2021; Li & Lewis, 2018; Li, Wu, Li, Tang, 2017, etc.) and has presented in various CALL-related conferences in UK, France, Italy, Spain, Cyprus and China.

Chenxi Li has a B.A. in finance at Beijing Language and Culture University, China, an M.A. with distinction in English language teaching (ICT&Multimedia) from the University of Warwick U.K. She 蜗won a full scholarship from the Open University U.K. where she completed a second master’s degree in research methodology and a Ph.D. degree in online English language teaching. Before joining Duke Kunshan, she was a lecturer of EAP at Xi’an Jiao-tong Liverpool University.