Ms Sarah  ZHUO

Ms Sarah ZHUO

Senior Instructor
8822 4535

Consultation Hours
Tuesday & Friday 10:00-11:30

Or by appointment via


Master of Arts in English Language Studies, The National University of Singapore, Singapore

Diploma in Applied Linguistics, The Regional English Language Centre, Singapore

Postgraduate Diploma in English Language Teaching, The National Institute of Education, the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature, The North-East Normal University, Changchun, China

Research Interests

2013                Shi, J.G. & Zhuo, Q.Y. (2013). A re-consideration of the National Common Language. Language Teaching and Linguistics Studies, 1, 80-88.

2012                Shi, J.G. & Zhuo, Q.Y. (2012). Social identity and teaching of Chinese.  In X.C. Chen and W.P. Wu (Ed.) Linguistics and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language: Sociolinguistics’ Research and                            Practice. Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

2009               Shi, J.G. & Zhuo, Q. Y. (2009). Is Lexical Diffusion a theory of language change?  Chinese Linguistics《中國語言學》, 3, 1-9.

2007               Shi, J. G. & Zhuo, Q. Y. (2007). On the trilingual and bi-literate of Hong Kong. Chinese Language Blue Book 2007: Strategies of Language Development 語言問題藍皮書2007:中國語言發展戰略                           研究.

2004               Zhang, L.J., Zhuo, Q.Y. & Shi, J.G. (2004). A comparison between English stress patterns and Mandarin rhythms 英語短語重音與漢語短語停延.  Foreign Language Research 外語學刊, 2, 93-97.

2004               Shi, J.G. & Zhuo, Q.Y. (2004). A study on the effectiveness of immersion on the Putonghua of Hong Kong students 香港學生普通話沉浸前後語音調查. Chinese Language Studies中國語文通訊, 70,                          16-30.

1996                Jacobs, G.M., Zhuo, Q.Y., Jocson, P.C., Ong, C.W. & Austria, M.E.D. (1996). Asian second-language educationists’ views on gender-inclusive English. TEFLN Journal, 8, 1, 86-103.

Courses Regularly Taught

English II: Introduction to University English I

EELC131/132 Academic English

English I: Basic Skills 3 & 4

EELC 110 Interactive English I

EELC130 Academic English I

EELC 227 Introduction to Academic Writing I




Selection and hiring committee member for TF (2014/15 Fall)

Steering committee member of the ELC (2015/16 Spring)

Interactive English I Course Coordinator (2016/17 Fall Semester)

Coordinator committee member (2016/17 Fall)

Selection and hiring committee member for Instructor of English (2017/18)

Professional Experience

Teaching at tertiary institutions in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Mainland China

Developing courses and modules for undergraduates at different levels

Designing assessment tools and writing test items

Developing and teaching grammar modules and writing test items

Providing one-to-one consultation on academic essays and papers