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Dr. ZHAN, Fangqiong  (詹芳琼)

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: YEUNG-B7626
Phone: (852) 3442 6228
Fax: (852) 3442 0359
Email: fangzhan@cityu.edu.hk
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Research Interests

Teaching Interests

Last updated: 17 August 2018

Dr. Zhan received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in Chinese linguistics, and her research interests focus on construction grammar, grammaticalization and constructionalization, contrastive linguistics as well as second language acquisition. Before joining City University of Hong Kong in 2018, she was a tenured associate professor at East China Normal University.

Selected Publications (in recent 6 years)


Zhan, Fangqiong and Zheng Youjie. (trans.) in press. 構式化和構式演變[Constructionalization and Constructional Changes]. Beijing: The Commercial Press.

Zhan, Fangqiong. 2016. The Structure and Function of Chinese Copula Construction—A Constructional Approach. Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.

Journal Articles

Zhan, Fangqiong and Elizabeth Closs Traugott. 2018. The development of the Chinese shi copula construction. Functions of Language.

Zhan, Fangqiong. 2017. The Constructionalization of a set of Chinese Connectives. Journal of Chinese Linguistics 46.1:104-144.

Yuan, Dan and Fangqiong Zhan. 2017. International endangered-language protection projects: effect, features and implications. Chinese Journal of Language Policy and Planning 2.4:50-60.

Zhan, Fangqiong and Elizabeth Closs Traugott. 2015. The constructionalization of the Chinese cleft construction. Studies in Language 39.2:459-491.

Zhan, Fangqiong and Chaofen Sun. 2013. A Copula Analysis of shì in the Chinese Cleft Construction. Language and Linguistics 14.4:755-789.

Zhan, Fangqiong and Xiaoman Miao. 2012. A Comparative Study on Japanese and Chinese Noun Modifying Constructions (NMCs) --- A semantic and discourse approach. Rice Working Papers of Linguistics (RWPL) Vol.3: 1-21.

Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
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