Ya-Wen Hsieh

Writing Centre Program

Ya-Wen Hsieh obtained her MSc in Translation Studies from the University of Edinburgh in 2005. She also has a B.A in Foreign Languages and Literatures from National Tsing Hua University. Before coming to Nazarbayev University, Ya-Wen Hsieh taught at the Language Center of National Taiwan University for 12 years. She also served as a lecturer at the Academic Writing Education Center of National Taiwan University, the Language Center and the Writing Center of the National Tsing Hua University.

Ya-Wen Hsieh received a certificate of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from National Taiwan University in 2014. Her passion lies in language teaching (English and Mandarin) and translation (literary and multimedia translation). She has translated over 70 books, in collaboration with various publishers and worked as a translator, transcreator, copywriter, and editor for different translation agencies based in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, the U.K. and the U.S. Besides teaching, she works as an ESL book writer.

Courses taught in the past:
Academic Writing
Conversation & Speaking
Presentation Skills
Freshman English Communication Skills
English and Multimedia
English Business and Email Writing

Selected publications:
Test of English Listening Comprehension, Pearson Taiwan- 2016
English Writing Through Pictures- Fundamental, Pearson Taiwan- 2014
English Writing Through Pictures- Advanced, Pearson Taiwan- 2014
For other translation works, please refer to this link: http://www.eslite.com/Search_BW.aspx?query=%E8%AC%9D%E9%9B%85%E6%96%87