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WU Bill Lin (伍東林)
Teaching Assistant
Telephone: 3943 6727
Office: TO201, Fong Shu Chuen Building
Email: billlinwu@cuhk.edu.hk
College Affiliation: New Asia College

WU Bill Lin (伍東林) Teaching Assistant


  • MSSc Global Political Economy (CUHK, 2018)

  • MA Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition (CUHK, 2017)

  • BA Linguistics & Chinese Language, Japanese Minor (UC Berkeley, 2016)

University Teaching Experience

  • Full-time Teaching Assistant, Yale-China Chinese Language Centre, CUHK (09/2018 – Present)

  • Teaching Intern, Yale-China Chinese Language Centre, CUHK (05/2017 – 06/2017)

  • Chinese Tutor, Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley (01/2014 – 05/2016)

Other Teaching Experience

  • Private French Instructor, Hong Kong (01/2020 – Present)

  • Private English Tutor, Hong Kong (06/2018 – Present)

  • Private Chinese Instructor, California (09/2012 – 08/2018)

  • Private Spanish Instructor, California & Hong Kong (06/2011 – 11/2020)

Professional Qualifications

  • Trinity Cert TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

        (Trinity College London HK, 2018)

Conference Presentations

  • LIU Zhenxia, WANG Tianxiao, WEI Danli, WU Bill Lin. “Animated Dialogues with Audio-Visual Cues for Elementary Putonghua for International Students.” CUHK Teaching and Learning Innovation Expo 2021, Zoom, 26-30 July 2021, Poster Presentation.
    *Won the commendation award for pedagogical innovation.

Research Interests

  • Heritage Chinese Bilingualism (heritage language acquisition and development)

  • Teaching Chinese & English as a Second Language (second language acquisition)

  • US Political Economy (corporate influence on public policy and elections)

  • Earthquakes (major fault lines in California and the impending “big one”)