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Iting Kao

Iting Kao

Lecturer in Chinese

School of Modern Languages


I came to Cardiff University in 2017 and have been involved with teaching Chinese language modules. I also serve as an Exam Officer (2019-2022) and Year Abroad Coordinator (2023-) for the Chinese programmes.



I have designed and participated in teaching a range of undergraduate language modules for the BA Modern Chinese and BA Chinese programmes, including: 

-- ML1190 Advanced Mandarin Chinese Language Y1

-- ML1193 Mandarin Chinese Language Beginners Y1

-- ML1196 Life in China

-- ML1270 Mandarin Chinese Language Intermediate Y2

I have previously contributed to the teaching of ML8100 Introduction to Translation Methods (Chinese Seminars) 



I hold a MSc in TESOL from the University of Bristol, and a BA joint degree in Foreign Language Instrcution and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language in Taiwan. 

I am also a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) 

Academic Positions

2020 - present: Lecturer, Cardiff University

2017 - 2020: Teacher, Cardiff University

2014 - 2016: Lecturer, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages

2013 - 2016: Lecturer, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism

2012 - 2013: Tutor, University of Bristol

Professional Membership

British Chinese Language Teaching Society