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English Language and Literature

      Under the guidance of The Teaching Syllabus for English Majors by the Ministry of Education, the Department of English aims to cultivate application-orientated talents with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Based on the demands of social and economic development and the requirements of the labor market in Guangdong, the Department of English actively seeks to integrate professional knowledge in other disciplines into English teaching and prepares students for jobs in foreign trade, English education, government service etc.

The main courses offered include Basic English I—IV, Listening I—III, Oral English I—III, Writing I—III, Academic English Writing, Basic Reading, Advanced Reading I—II, Cross-cultural Communication, Comparative Study of Chinese and Western Cultures, Introduction to English-speaking Countries, Translation I—II, Interpretation, English Drama, English Poetry, English Fiction Reading, British Literature I—II, American Literature etc.