Teaching Professor in Chinese
yizh@email.unc.edu
962-1019
New West 111

Coordinator, Chinese language program

Professional biography

I received my postgraduate training in Teaching English as a Second Language from State University of New York at Albany and MBA program from Beijing University of International Business and Economics.  I previously taught Chinese at University of Houston, Texas before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall of 2002.   My teaching experience includes teaching Chinese language to both heritage and nonheritage learners at all college levels.

Research

My research interests focus on teaching Chinese for business purposes, computer-assisted language learning (CALL), and language assessment.

Awards

2008 Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards (SUTASA)

Courses

CHIN 101: Elementary Chinese I
CHIN 102: Elementary Chinese II
CHIN 305: Advanced Chinese I
CHIN 306: Advanced Chinese II
CHIN 443: Business Communication in Chinese

Publications

Working Mandarin for Beginners.  Georgetown University Press, 2007