Angus BLACK
 
International Instructor
Address: Dept. of Foreign Languages, UCAS, 19A Yuquan Rd., Beijing 100049, P. R. China
Office: Room 207, Humanities Building
Phone: 86-10-88256059
Email:
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Research Interests

Scottish culture, World cultures; Engineering Science

 

Education

Strathclyde University, Glasgow, BSc with Honours and Meritorious Standard, 1985

Cranfield University, Midlands, Business Management Company Certificate, MBA, 1986

Institute of Marine Engineers, London, Member Qualification. 1987

Chartered Engineering Council, London, Chartered Engineer, 1987

Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London, Member Qualification, 1992

Singapore Ministry of Education and Cambridge University, Diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 2010.

 

Work Experience

Govan Shipbuilders (09/1978 – 01/1990) – development to Chief Engineer

Gibson Group Limited ( 01/1990 – 05/1995) – General Engineer

Vivendi / EDF , Paris ( 05/1995 – 05/1999) – Power Plant Specialist to Board of Directors

Hamilton Gibson Limited, Glasgow ( 05/1999 – 05/2005) – Projects Director

Technip Geoproduction, Kuala Lumpur ( 05/2005 – 09/2010) – Engineering Manager, Project Manager and Risk Manager

Independent, Beijing (09/2010 – 09/2011) – Developer of Renewable Energy

UCAS, Beijing (09/2011 – present) – Professor Language Department

 

Teaching Area(s)

Reading, writing, listening and speaking, Also cultural understanding.

 

Selected Publications

Papers published and awards

      Future Energy developments Waste to Energy. International Energy Conference 1999

      Most efficient Combined Heat and Power Plant exporting more than 50MWe to grid 1996 awarded by CHPA and UK Government. Given the position of Power Plant specialist by EDF/ Vivendi 1995.

Other published works particular to Engineering design and Institute training.

 
 
 
Randy ABEL
 
International Instructor
Address: Dept. of Foreign Languages, UCAS, 19A Yuquan Rd., Beijing 100049, P. R. China
Office: Room 207, Humanities Building
Phone: 86-10-88256059
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Research Interests

American literature; American history

 

Education

Youngstown State University; Youngstown, Ohio

BA, English, 1999

 

Work Experience

Harbin Normal University, Harbin (04/2003 – 07/2007) – English Instructor

Hailongjiang University, Harbin (09/2004 – 07/2007) – English/U.S. History Instructor

Yantai University, Yantai (09/2007 – 07/2008) – English/American Literature Instructor

Ludong University, Yantai (09/2008 – 07/2010) – English Instructor

GUCAS, Beijing (09/2010 – present) – English Instructor

 

 

Teaching Area(s)

Teach “speaking”, “writing”, etc.

 

Selected Publications

Short story “Tsunami-Void: The English Behind the Eight-ball” in Getting By: Stories of Working Lives, nationally released on Bottom Dog Press, 1996.

 
 
Lewis SANDLER
 
International Instructor
Address: Office of International Affairs, UCAS, 19A Yuquan Rd., Beijing 100049, China
Phone: 86-10-88256059
Email:
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Research Interests

Origin of American Idioms and Slang

 

Education

Western State University of Law (WSU) 1980 JD

 

Nasson College 1978 BS

 

Work Experience

Immigration Law Center Director 1983-1993

 

Beijing Foreign Studies University 1996-2010

GUCAS 2010-present

 

Teaching Area(s)

Writing, Speaking, MBA Business English, Legal English

 

Selected Publications

Co-authored book “IELTS Listening”

lewissandler.podbean.com Podcast “Origin of American Idioms and Slang” beijingvideostudio.com (photo and video website)

 
 
Tim
 
International Instructor
Address: Office of International Affairs, UCAS, 19A Yuquan Rd., Beijing 100049, China
Office: Room 207 Humanities Building
Phone: 86-10-88256059
Email:
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Education

University of Colorado, Denver

BA, French, 1980

 

New York University, New York

MFA, Dance, 1984

 

Fordham University, New York

MBA, International Portfolio Management, 2000

 

Cambridge University, 2006

Certificate in English-Language Training for Adults (CELTA)

 

Cambridge University, 2010

Diploma in English-Language Training for Adults (DELTA): Module 1

 

Cambridge University, 2012

Diploma in English-Language Training for Adults (DELTA): Module 2

 

(Completion of Module 3 and receipt of DELTA anticipated 2013)

 

Work Experience

GUCAS, Beijing (09/2002 – Present) – English Instructor

 

Previously employed as a consultant (Computer Sciences Corporation); banker (Fuji Bank); office staff (CS First Boston & Weatherhill Publishing)

 

Teaching Area(s)

Oral English; Academic Writing, Writing of a Research Paper, English Pronunciation, Business English (All skills); Teacher Training

 

Selected Publications

Diploma in English-Language Training for Adults: Module 3

Future research area not as yet chosen