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外国语学院简介

  西昌学院外国语学院前身为1986年创建的西昌师范高等专科学校外语系,距今有30余年办学历程。

  学院现有英语、翻译、商务英语三个本科专业,及英语教育和商务英语二个专科专业。面向全国十九个省、自治区、直辖市招生,全日制在校生1270人,同时还开展了成人本科英语专业教育工作,已培养全日制本专科毕业生9800余人。

  学院现有教职工60人,其中外籍教师1人,教授3人,副教授18人,博士1人,硕士研究生38人,在读博士3人,校学术带头人3人。先后10余人赴美国、英国、澳大利亚、新西兰、韩国、日本等国进修。2004年以来承担省州及校级科研课题50余项,主、参编教材与专著20余部,发表论文500余篇,建成校级精品课程2门及在线网络精品课程3门,获省州校级教学科研成果奖30余项。

  学院建有语言实验室及自主学习中心、同声传译实验室、国际商务实训室、英语教学调频广播电台2台、语言网络学习平台等教学设施。

  

  外文楼

  学院积极开展对外交流与合作,分别与美国东新墨西哥大学、英国斯旺西大学和中国对外友好合作服务中心开展了“2+2中美双学位项目”、“中英硕士/硕士预科项目”及“大学生暑期赴美社会实践项目”等三项国际教育交流合作项目。

  

  学生暑期赴美国社会实践

  学院积极实践“本科学历(学位)+职业技能素养”的应用型人才培养模式,充分发挥政府、企业和教育机构三位一体协同育人机制,强化工学结合,突出实践应用能力及职业技能培训,结合素质教育、创新教育和复合专业教育,以培养高素质应用型复合外语人才为学院中心工作。与州市团委、旅游局、外事办等政府机构签署服务行业的战略合作协议,在无锡、重庆、成都、攀枝花、西昌等地建立了10余个实训、实习基地。我院学生多人次在全国大学生英语竞赛、全国CCTV杯英语演讲大赛四川赛区、外研社杯大学生英语挑战赛四川赛区、海峡两岸口译大赛、全国英语口语测评大赛、全国大学生英语写作百万同题大赛等活动中获奖;获大学生创新创业训练计划国家级立项、学生课外科研校级立项及创新奖励学分。2007年以来,已有90余人考取了广东外语外贸大学、四川外国语大学、四川大学、电子科技大学、西南大学、西南财经大学、武汉大学等知名高校硕士研究生。

  

  涉外酒店服务实训

  外国语学院不断完善毕业生就业工作机制,拓宽就业渠道,就业层次与质量稳步提升,近年毕业生就业率均在92%以上。相当一部分学生在其工作岗位上做出优异成绩,一些自主创业成绩斐然,一些成长为教育、企业或涉外部门骨干,一些走上领导岗位,足迹遍及海内外,受到了用人单位的广泛赞誉。

  

  毕业生庆祝毕业

  

  School of Foreign Languages

  The School of Foreign Languages of Xichang University dates back to over 30 years ago under the name of Foreign Languages Department of Xichang Teachers College set up in 1986.

  The school currently offers three undergraduate programs, namely, English, English Translation, and Business English, as well as junior college programs in English Education and Business English. Continuing undergraduate education is additionally afforded for adults. At present there are 1270 full-time students from 19 provinces and over 9,800 full-time students have successfully graduated from the School of Foreign Languages.

  Among the current staff of 60 members, three are professors, 18 associate professors and one academic foregoers; one doctoral degrees; 38 of them hold master; and 3 of them are going to obtain doctoral degrees. More than ten faculties have furthered their study as visiting scholars in the U.S., Britain, Australia and, New Zealand, Korea, and Japan. The past years has witnessed faculties’ significant achievements in research, bringing to fruition over 50 projects with provincial and college funds, more than 20 textbooks or monographs, about 500 published papers, two college-level excellent courses, and over 30 provincial or college awards on research achievements.

  The School of Foreign Languages is equipped with multimedia labs and online language learning platform for language study, simultaneous interpretation, international business practice, and online self-learning. Meanwhile, two FM broadcasting stations are available for English instruction.

  The School of Foreign Languages is broadening its connections and academic exchanges with universities and institutions home and abroad to push its education to a forward position. Cooperated with Eastern New Mexico University, Swansea University and China Service Center for International Friendship and Cooperation, the school has offered students such programs as Sino-US 2+2 Dual Degree Program, Sino-UK Pre-Master Program, and Work & Travel Program in the United States.

  The school actively pioneers the personnel training mode of “BA degree + Vocational Skills”, bringing into full play of the cooperative instruction mechanism closely involving government, enterprises and educational institutions. It highlights students’ practical abilities and vocational skills, aiming at educating application-oriented and versatile EFL talents rooted in quality-oriented education, innovation education and interdisciplinary education. Serving as a support, strategic cooperation agreements for students’ serving the community and the society has been signed up with local Youth League Committee, Tourist Administration and Foreign Affairs Office. In addition, over ten off-campus internship bases for collaborative training and education have been set up in Wuxi, Chongqing, Chengdu, Panzhihua and in Xichang. Thus decisive progress in educating competent students has been made in recent years. Such testimonials were respective appraisals won by students in the CCTV Cup English Speech Contest (Sichuan Part), UChallenge English Contests (Sichuan Part), Cross-Strait Interpreting Contest, National Spoken English Contest and National English Writing Contest for College Students. Moreover, some students have won the national project approval of Student"s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program and college project approval of extracurricular scientific research with extra credits awarded. Since 2007, more than 90 students have been admitted into well-known universities such as Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Sichuan International Studies University, Sichuan University, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Southwest University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and Wuhan University to have their postgraduate studies.

  The School of Foreign Languages has been completing the working mechanism to broaden the employment channels for students after graduation. Therefore the graduates’ employment rate has been kept over 92% high in recent years while it has also witnessed a steady upgrading of the kinds of jobs they are holding. Graduates from the School of Foreign Languages have been rendering the society greater services home and abroad, and are forging new milestones.

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