WANG Xiaoshi is an associate professor and academic adviser for MA program in the School of Humanities at BUPT. She received the Bachelor of Arts at Beijing Normal University and Master of Arts at Renmin University of China. She was a visiting scholar at the University of Arizona, USA. Her research interests focus on second language acquisition theories and practice as well as English semantics. She has participated in a number of provincial and national research projects and undertaken three education reform projects of the university as the key researcher. She also edited two textbooks, translated one book, and published more than 10 research papers.