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HELP SERVICE

CLE Language Help Service is a one-on-one language service, with a commitment to provide ongoing language support to our SUSTech community. The service includes English writing support, speaking practice and English learning consultation for all, as well as Chinese language tutoring for international students and staff. SUSTech members are welcome to reserve a 25-minute face-to-face session with a CLE faculty member.


Here is a brief introduction of the services we offer:

    Writing Support

        In tutorials, you are encouraged to bring any writing assignments (essays, research papers, reports, personal statements, etc.) to appointments and consult with our language advisors. Language advisors can help you at any stage of their writing—from brainstorming ideas to refining organization and coherence of the text, practicing editing strategies, and revising the final product.


        Though advisors will offer support, you are required to make your own choices about your own writing. We encourage you to make appointments when you are ready to engage in discussions of your writings. Advisors will not take over or appropriate any of your work and are not responsible for any completion of writing assignments. Besides, due to the limited time of a tutorial session, the writing pieces you bring should not exceed 500 words.

    Speaking Practice

    Language advisors can help you with speaking skills. You are welcome to make appointments if you want to improve your pronunciation, learn how to start conversations, promote fluency in your English speech and/or practice presentation skills. You can bring your presentation tasks to the appointment to go over with language advisors.

    Unlike writing assignments, besides presentations, speaking practice may not be based on specific tasks or products. Thus, you are responsible to specify the elements you want to work on. For example, to improve English pronunciation, you can bring materials to read out loud so that language advisors can diagnose the problems. To practice English conversation, you should try to provide lists of topics.

    Chinese Language Tutoring Service

    The group of international students and faculty is a significant part of the SUSTech community. With desire to help them better adjust to life in China, we offer Chinese tutoring services. A language advisor who has expertise in Chinese language teaching will provide support in learning Chinese pronunciation, including tones, vocabulary, phrases and sentences, language for daily activities, conversations with native speakers and tutorials related to Chinese language classes.


2022 Spring CLE “One-on-One" Language Services

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

8:30-8:55
9:00-9:25
9:30-9:55

HU Yuxiu

LIU Lisha

Ted Campbell

REN Li

LIU Yueyue

LIU Yueyue

10:30-10:55
11:00-11:25
11:30-11:55

LIU Yueyue

Adrian Rowland

LIU Qing

Beatrice Clegg

DONG Rongrong

LUO Yang

Lunch Break

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14:30-14:55
15:00-15:25
15:30-15:55

Jenny Hirst

MA Ji

ZHANG Xinting

ZHU Wenhui (Chinese)

XU Siqun

Anthony Rendon

LI Zhuo

16:05-16:30
16:35-17:00
17:05-17:30

YU Yongyang

Conrad Herrera

Albert Evans

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LUO Yang


How to make an appointment?

You can use our Online Booking System to book appointments with our faculty. Below is the instruction.

  • Appointments should be made at least one day in advance.

  • Visit ehall using the link “http://ehall.sustech.edu.cn/new/index.html”. Log in to the system with your CAS account. If you are using the Chinese interface, please search for “语言中心语言指导服务”. If you are using the English interface, please search for “CLE Language Help Service”. (Please refer to the attached system guide for detailed instructions.)

  • After entering the Online Booking System, you can see the timetable for the next 5 business days. Choose a session and click on it.

  • Fill in the required information and follow the instructions to complete the reservation.

  • Prepare and print your own materials/questions/writing pieces before the tutorial and bring them with you to the CLE (Room 203, Lynn Library).

  • After each tutorial, please give us your feedback by clicking the “点评(Comment)” button and completing the questionnaire.