Lixian JIN

Chair Professor in Applied Linguistics
Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,
City University of Macau


Dr. Lixian Jin is Chair Professor in Applied Linguistics and Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at City University of Macao, after having being the Head of School of English at University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Chair Professor in Linguistics and Intercultural Learning, supervised PhD students, trained speech and language therapy students, led a research centre at a British university for 23 years. She has taught linguistics, English language teaching, intercultural communication, qualitative research methods and clinical linguistics and assessments; and led international research teams in Britain, Singapore, Malaysia and China. She has conducted many school and university English teacher training and workshops over the past 20 years in China and worldwide; and to healthcare professionals on intercultural communication in the UK invited by the Royal Colleges of Speech and Language Therapists, Surgeons, Nursing, Midwives, British Council, CRRC, etc.. Her over 100 publications focus on researching cultures of learning, intercultural communication, metaphor and narrative analysis and bilingual clinical assessments.

Featured Books

Development of Pragmatic and Discourse Skills in Chinese-Speaking Children
Researching Chinese Learners_ Skills, Perceptions and Intercultural Adaptations
Researching Cultures of Learning_ International Perspectives on Language Learning and Education
Researching Intercultural Learning_ Investigations in Language and Education

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Linguistics and Education, University of Leicester

Working Experience

2021 to now
Chair professor, Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,City University of Macau

Chair Professor in Applied linguistics and Head of School of English (2016-2019), UNNC

Chair Professor of Linguistics & Intercultural Learning (2011-2016) and Director of Centre for Intercultural Research in Communication and Learning (CIRCL) at De Montfort University

Contact Information

Room T233C, 2nd Floor,

Tai Fung Building,

Avenida Padre Tomás Pereira Taipa, Macau.