Wenchao Sara Tu

PhD candidate

Tutor in MEd (TESOL)

Student Representative on the Faculty Research Committee

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Keywords

Discourse analysis, genre analysis, multimodal analysis, intercultural (contrastive) rhetoric, the language of evaluation, web-mediated discourse



Research project description

Professional biography

 

Wenchao Tu has taught undergraduate & postgraduate courses in the area of language and pragmatics, and international business communication.

Her research interests include discourse anlaysis, genre studies, appraisal analysis, multimodal design, and intercultural communication.

 

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Awards

  • Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships 2011-2013

  • Alexander Mackie Research Fellowship 2012

  • Thomas T. Roberts Education Fellowship 2012

  • Dean's Award for an Outstanding Master of Education Dissertation 2010



Thesis work

Project title Degree Supervisor
The intercultural discourse of university introductions: a genre analysis of Chinese university web-pages. PhD Professor Brian Paltridge


Selected publications

Other

  • Tu, W. . (2005). The education of migrant children and the economic development in Shanghai, SHFU Research Report.
  • Tu, W. (2004). The real situation of schools for children of migrant workers: A study of Nanhui Lupins school., Shanghai Floating Populations’ Education Research Report..
  • Tu, W. (2004). The investigation and study of Sanxia immigrant living condition, SHUSP Research Report.