Xu Guohong is the professor of English at the School of Foreign Languages, Beihang University, with major interests in discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and language teaching. She is now the head of Department of Rhetoric and Communication and the director of Beihang English Elite Program. She got her doctoral degree of sociolinguistics in 2012 from Beijing Normal University. From 2014 to 2015, She worked with the Debate and Speech Program of the University of Vermont as a visiting scholar.
Professor Xu has taught many courses of English, including Public Speaking in English, Consecutive Translation, English Debating, Critical Reading and Writing, Comprehensive English and College English. Because of her excellent teaching, she was awarded many honorable titles and prizes, among which are First Prize of Teaching Achievements, First Prize of Practical Teaching, Honorary Title of “Excellent Instructor”, awarded by Beihang University and Second Prize of Beijing Teaching Contests among Young College Teachers, awarded by Beijing Teaching Bureau.
Her major publications include:
Textbook of Vocational English for Computer Science: Grade One, co-authored with Yu Shaowei, Xiaohui, . Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2007.
Study of Syllabus Vocabulary, Beijing: Beihang University Press, 2006.
English One for the Self-Taught Exam of National Higher Education. Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2003.
English Two for the Self-Taught Exam of National Higher Education, Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2003.
Self-Learning and Self-Testing for English One, Beijing: Beihang University Press, 2003.
Self-Learning and Self-Testing for English Two. Beijing: Beihang University Press, 2003.
Contemporary College English: Teachers’ Book (Book 4), Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2002.
Contemporary College English: Teachers’ Book (Book 5), Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, 2002.
Foreign Language Teaching: Reform and Exploration, Beijing: Beihang University Press, 2001.
Fool’s Gold? Shanghai: Oriental Press, 2009.
Enterprise Marketing Management: An International Perspective, Shanghai: Shanghai Fareast Press, 2009.
An appraisal study of the woman awareness in Li Qingzhao’s poems, Journal of Henan Normal University (Social Sciences), 2012.
Study of English in advertisement from the speech act theory, Journal of Beihang University (Social Sciences), 2011, 24 (5): 99-104.
A multimodal analysis of good English teachers’ classrooms, Journal of Philology, 2011, 10: 98-100.
Teachers’ speech and action in classroom: a multimodal analysis of a college English lesson, Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing (Social Sciences), 2010, 26(4):7-11.
A multimodal analysis of ppt teaching texts, Sino-US English Teaching, 2010, 5: 25-28.
Multimodal discourse analysis: a new perspective of information era, Shandong Foreign Languages Teaching, 2009, 2: 3-7.
A multimodal analysis of cosmetics advertisement, Linguistic Research and Application, 2007, 15: 36-38.
A comparative study of teacher review and peer review in college English writing, Social Sciences Research, 2007, 53(4): 69-72.
An Analysis of “The Prioress’s Tale” in The Canterbury Tales from the View of Experiential Function, Journal of Suzhou Teachers’ College, 2007, 2: 57-59.