外语系简介

Department of Foreign Languages,one of the earliest departments set up in 2004, is responsible for the foreign languages teaching for all students in Xi’an Jiaotong University City College(XJTUCC). There are four teaching and researching sections for English Majors,Business English Majors, Japanese Majors and College English under the Department of Foreign Languages. There are 62 teachers and staffs, among whom eight are professors, nine are associate professors and three are foreign teachers. The Department has seven laboratories which include network laboratories for self-study, comprehensive language practical training classrooms and interactive language laboratories. There are one foreign languages F.M. radio station and one recording room. 9 off-campus internship bases are respectively in 9 places, such as Xi’an, Qingdao and Tianjin.

Taking full advantages of the school-running resources of XJTU and adhering to its outstanding concepts, the Foreign Languages Departmentsticks to the principles of rigorous scholarship and quality of teaching. TheDepartment’s orientation is subjected to the college’s orientation, theprofessions’ requirements and students’ individual characters demands. TheDepartment sticks to the educational ideas which include advantage subjects, major’srecombination, language practice, fusion of Chinese and Western cultures andmultiple talents cultivation. In order to cultivate high-quality and appliedtalents with solid foundation, proficient competent of languages and strongsubject knowledge, the Foreign Languages Department employs “the basicknowledge platform plus major orientation” as its personnel training mode forEnglish Majors, Business English Majors and Japanese Majors. In the first twoyears, students focus on the languages basic skill training while in the finaltwo years, students can choose their major orientation based on their specialtiesand career plans. For the past few years, the pass rates of TEM 4 and JapaneseTest 4 are above 90% and students’ employment status has remained above 95%,and the postgraduate qualifying examination rates have been stabilized ataround 10%.

English Education and International Businessare the two professional directions of English Majors. Business Japanese and Tourism& Hospitality Management are major orientations for Japanese Majors.International Business and Cross-border E-commerce are the two professionaldirections of Business English Majors. The Business English adopts thepersonnel training mode, which includes the basic knowledge of English andprofessional skill course plus the courses of economy and business, in thecultivation of the compound-applied talents.

In order to improve students' competence of language and enrichstudents after school life, the Department attaches importance to the role ofthe second classroom in language teaching. Many colorful extracurricularactivities are carried out each semester. TheDepartment has established the following organizations: Seminar of Chinese andWestern Culture Forum, Students' Foreign Languages F.M. Radio Station, Foreign LanguagesCorner, Foreign Language Learning Website, Foreign Languages Drama Club, and Associationof Foreign Languages Public Speaking and Debating. To improve students’ foreignlanguages abilities, the Department has also established some extracurricularpromotion systems, such as foreign film dubbing competition, writingcompetition, dormitory oral English contest, speech competition, model UnitedNations, opera performance competition, contest of foreign language reading andtranslation contest. Students have achieved good results in the "FLTRP Cup"-National English Debating Competition, “CCTV Cup”- National English Speech Contest,"FLTRP Cup" National English Writing Contest, National CollegeEnglish Contest, "China Open" International Debate EducationAssociation, Han Suyin Award for Young Translators, Sasakawa Cup National UniversityJapanese Knowledge Competition and model United Nations activities.

About 600 students have graduated from Department of Foreign Languages since2010 and most of them are working in the departments of government, education,foreign trade, finance, tourism, manufacturing, media, cultural and culture creativeindustries. Many outstanding graduates have their own business. Some studentsare working in the well-known domestic enterprises, colleges and educationaltraining organizations as follows: Eastern Airlines, Capital Airlines, HainanAirlines, Hasee computer, Tencent,  EXCEPTION de Mixmind Co., Ltd. andother; Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank, Bank of Beijing and otherdomestic commercial banks; London South Bank TCM Confucius Institute, BangkokConfucius College of Thailand, Nantong University of Jiangsu Province,Guangzhou University City College, Yan'an University Innovation Institute andother schools; new Oriental Education, Li Yang Crazy English, and Aston EnglishTraining Schools, etc.

90 graduates of Department of Foreign Languageshave been admitted by well-known universities both at home and abroad since2010. As a result of professional advantages, the proportion in thepostgraduate entrance exam of cross-professions accounts for 50% of the totalsuccessful admission. The comprehensive abilities and potential of thegraduates are recognized by the famous universities both at home and abroadsuch as Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an InternationalStudies University, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Shaanxi NormalUniversity, Huazhong Normal University, Nanjing Normal University, SuzhouUniversity, Henan University, San Francisco State University in the UnitedStates, Manchester University, University of Edinburgh, University ofBirmingham of UK, University of Guelph, Canada, University of Western Sydney,Australia and other foreign universities.

Department of Foreign Languageshas also achieved good results in teaching & research and scientificresearch. Teachers from the Department have edited 18 textbooks as editor-in-chief,4 of which are standard textbooks for the “the 11th Five Year Plan”.5 translated works and 70 papers have been published. The Department has alsoobtained many awards such as the third prize of Shaanxi Philosophy and SocialScience, 4 scientific & research and teaching reform projects of provinciallevel, 4 horizontal scientific research projects, 5 college projects, and 3first prizes of teaching achievements.

外语系下设英语、日语、商务英语3个专业,其中商务英语专业为陕西省一流专业(培育),现有教师62人,其中教授8人,副教授9人,外籍教师3人。有网络自主学习室、综合实训室及情景交互式语言实验室等各类实验室7个,外语调频台和语音录制室各1个。在西安、青岛、天津等地建有9个学生校外实习基地。

外语系秉承西安交通大学优秀的办学传统,坚持“依托优势学科,加强专业复合,凸显语言实践,融合中西文化,培养多元人才”的办系思路,实行“基础知识平台+专业方向模块”的人才培养模式。近年来,各专业毕业生专业四级通过率达90%以上,就业率95%以上,考研率10%左右。

“凸显语言实践,强化学生语用能力”是外语系人才培养特色之一,外语系构建了由中西文化论坛讲座、学生外语调频台、外语角、外语话剧社、外语公共演说和辩论协会等机构平台和外文电影配音、写作、演讲、模拟联合国、话剧表演、诵读和翻译大赛等活动构成的学生外语能力课外拓展提升体系。学生在外研社杯全国英语辩论赛、全国英语写作、阅读和演讲大赛、全国商务英语实践大赛、CCTV杯全国英语演讲大赛、全国大学生英语竞赛、国际辩论教育协会“中国公开赛”、韩素音青年翻译大赛、“海伦-斯诺”翻译大赛、陕西省大学生日语翻译竞赛、笹川杯全国高校日本知识大赛和模拟联合国等活动中都取得了优异成绩;在“第18届陕西省大学生日语才能展示大赛”中获得乙组冠军,并获得日本“京都市市长奖”,学生获得公费赴日学习机会。

2010年以来,外语系共有百余名毕业生考取国内外知名大学研究生,包括:香港理工大学、西安交通大学、西安外国语大学、西北工业大学、陕西师范大学、华中师范大学、上海师范大学、南京师范大学、福建师范大学、苏州大学、河南大学、河北大学、西南民族大学等;国外大学有美国旧金山州立大学、英国曼彻斯特大学、英国爱丁堡大学、英国伯明翰大学、加拿大圭尔夫大学、澳大利亚西悉尼大学等。

在国际化办学理念的引领下,学院已与美国科罗拉多大学、内布拉斯加林肯大学、日本筑波大学、县立广岛大学、爱知大学、城西国际大学、德国班贝格大学等多所高校建立了国际交流项目,为外语系学生提供了拓展国际视野的平台。

专业

方向

核心课程

职业前景

招生类别

英语

英语

教育

基础英语、中级英语、高级英语、英语口语、英语视听说、英语基础听力、英语中级听力、英语口译、英汉翻译实务、汉英翻译实务、英语写作、英美文学赏析、英语教学理论与实践、教育心理学、对外汉语教学法

英语教育(中小学英语教师、对外汉语教师、教学管理)、英文翻译、英文编辑、英文文案策划、英语导游、留学规划咨询顾问等

文理兼招

国际

贸易

基础英语、中级英语、高级英语、英语口语、英语视听说、英语基础听力、英语中级听力、英语口译、英汉翻译实务、汉英翻译实务、英语写作、商务英语基础、国际贸易实务、国际商务文化、商务英文函电

商务管理、商务翻译、国际贸易、跨境电商、涉外专利代理、英文网站推广、国际海空运销售和操作、国际化视频审核编辑等

文理兼招

日语

商务

日语

基础日语、高级日语、日语视听说、日本社会与文化、日语阅读、日语写作、日语笔译、日语口译、日语语法、日本文学选读

对外贸易、翻译、文秘、赴日外派、日语教师等

文理兼招

旅游及酒店管理

基础日语、高级日语、日语视听说、日本社会与文化、日语阅读、日语写作、日语笔译、日语口译、日语语法、旅游日语

旅游、酒店管理、文秘、赴日工作等

商务英语

国际

商务

基础英语、中级英语、英语基础听力、英语中级听力、英语公共演说与辩论、商务英语视听说、英语写作、商务知识导读、英汉翻译实务、汉英翻译实务、商务英语口译、商务英语笔译、国际商务谈判、国际贸易实务、国际商务文化、跨境电子商务、日语(第二外语)等

外贸业务、外贸单证处理、商务管理、商务翻译、跨境电商、国际海空运销售和操作等

文理兼招

跨境电商

网络营销、网络推广、网络运营、外贸电子商务、涉外专利代理等