Dr. Zihan Yin has been teaching in higher education since 2003, as an academic and in her current Learning Adviser role. She has taught Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Education, ESL/EAP and academic literacies at universities in Australia, New Zealand and China. Zihan's research interests include topics in the areas of corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, EAP/ESP, English grammar and vocabulary studies. She was a visiting scholar at Department of Applied Linguistics & ESL, Georgia State University in 2013 and at Centre for Oceanian Studies, Sun Yat-Sen University in 2017. Her recent publications appeared in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, Discourse Studies and RELC Journal.