Prof. XU Xiaoyu (許肖瑜)


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Xiaoyu Xu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the City University of Hong Kong. She holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics, a MA TESOL, a BA in Sociology and a BSc in Accounting and Finance. She was a lecturer at Coventry University and joined CityU in 2018. She specialises in discourse analysis and corpus analysis of audience engagement in English and Chinese for academic and professional purposes. Her previous research projects focused mainly on stance and evaluation in written and spoken research communication. She is currently working on several projects on audience engagement in various genres, such as MOOC video lectures, academic tweets, virtual business meetings, and museum art labels.