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Workshop on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Date Venue
21 April, 2017 (Friday)

B7603 (LT Multi-purpose Room), Blue Zone, Level 7, Academic Building 1 (AC1), City University of Hong Kong

Registration

Registration is free of charge. It is now closed.

(An attendance certificate will be issued to the students who have attended at least 80% of all sessions.)

Detailed Schedule

Time Details
8:45 am – 9:05 am

Registration

9:05 am – 9:15 am

Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Speech by Prof. Liu Meichun, Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong

9:15 am – 9:50 am

Professor Yuan Boping
Faculty of Asian and Middle East Studies, University of Cambridge

Topic: Directionality of L1 transfer in L2 acquisition: a contrast between L2 English discourse and L2 Chinese discourse

9:50 am – 10:25 am

Professor Chan Shui Duen
Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Topic: The role of Cantonese in L2 Chinese language teaching

10:25 am – 11:00 am

Professor Zhu Rui-ping
College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Normal University

Topic: On Construction of Chinese Teaching Criteria/Syllabus in Mainland China

11:00 am – 11:15 am Tea Break
11:15 am – 11:50 am

Professor Chang Hui
School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Topic: Asymmetries of Null Subjects and Null Objects in L1-English and L1-Japanese Learners’ Chinese

11:50 am – 12:25 pm

Dr. Li Bin
Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong

Topic: Learning Chinese words by young non-Chinese-speaking students in Hong Kong: A survey on attitudes, methods, and strategies

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch (for invited speakers and LT faculty only)
Venue: City Chinese Restaurant (8/F)
2:00 pm – 2:35 pm

Professor Feng Liping
College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Normal University

Topic: Reviewing Chinese Characters with Spaced Repetition

2:35 pm – 3:10 pm

Dr. Lucy Xia Zhao
School of East Asian Studies, the University of Sheffield

Topic: Verbal Structures in Chinese-English Heritage Bilinguals

3:10 pm – 3:45 pm

Professor Xu Caihua
College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Normal University

Topic: What can we learn from L2 Chinese character acquisition?: From sub-lexical process to lexical quality

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Tea Break
4:00 pm – 4:35 pm

Professor Tseng Chin-chin
Department of Chinese as a Second Language, National Taiwan Normal University

Topic: Key Steps of Project-Based L2 Business Chinese Teaching and Learning

4:35 pm – 5:10 pm

Dr. Li Na
College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Normal University

Topic: Vocabulary-teaching approaches in teaching Chinese as a second language

5:10 pm – 5:45 pm

Professor LIU Meichun
Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong

Topic: How to make sense of Chinese? - a non-English biased view

5:45 pm – 6:20 pm

Dr. John Lee, Herman Leung & Keying Li
Department of Linguistics and Translation, City University of Hong Kong

Topic: Towards a Dependency Treebank of Learner Chinese

6:20 pm – 6:30 pm Closing Remarks
6:30 pm

Dinner (for invited speakers and LT faculty only)
Venue: City Chinese Restaurant (8/F)

Biographies and Abstracts

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Slides from selected presentations

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Enquiry: LTenquiry@cityu.edu.hk

Page last updated: 27 April 2017