Dr Luan Duo

Position: Chinese Language Programme Director
Telephone: +44 (0)131 650 4274
Email: duo.luan@ed.ac.uk

Dr. Luan Duo is the Chinese Language Programme Director at the University of Edinburgh. She has taught Chinese language in UK HE for more than 16 years, and has strong sector recognition for her innovative approach to Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL) pedagogy. Dr Luan presented at different conferences across the UK/Europe, gave trainings to many organisations with regards to TCFL, and published her papers in the area of language teaching and learning strategies. She is also a senior Examiner of University of Cambridge International Examinations, and acts as an external examiner of other British higher institute.


· (with L. Song) ‘The Integration of CEFR in Designing Chinese Teaching Materials for Local Resources’, Journal of International Chinese Language Education (Beijing: Beijing Foreign Studies University Press, 2018)

· ‘The Application of a Visual Stimulation Approach for Teaching CFL at Beginner Level’. In Y. Lu (ed.), Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education: Theoretical and Practical Issues. (London: Routledge, 2017)

· ‘Exploring Intercultural Communication Through the Act of Translation in Subtitling’. In Catherine Xiang (ed.), Cases on Audio-Visual Media in Language Education (Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 2017)