Master, Associate Professor




Ma Xu 

Year of birth 


Research field

Applied Linguistics



Highest degree


Academic title

Associate Professor

Administrative post 


Educational experience

1993-1997 BA in English, Dalian University of Foreign Languages

2003-2006 MA in Applied Linguistics, Beijing Normal University

2000 Kwantlen University, Canada, Visiting scholar

Work experience

Department of Language and Culture in Medicine, School of Health Humanities, PKU. 

Courses taught

Practical English Course for Non-English Major Graduate Students;

Contemporary College English for Medical Students;

New College English for Medical Students;

Selected Readings on Humanities for Graduate Students; 

Introduction to Literature and Medicine (co-taught), Undergraduates elective course, Biomedical English

Academic papers

Xu Ma. Study on Premedical Students’ English Autonomous Learning in Web-based Environment. Chinese Journal of Medical Education.2010, 30(5): 716-718.

Xu Ma. A Survey of the Situation of Medical Students’ English Works Reading. Researches in Medical Education.2009, 8(8): 1004-1006.

Xu Ma. A Corpus-based Study of Modal Verbs in Medical Graduates Writing. China Medical Education Technology. 2009, 23(6): 549-551.



Excellent Teacher Award of Peking University Health Science Center