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Teaching Professor
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.


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


2008 Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards (SUTASA)


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


Working Mandarin for Beginners.  Georgetown University Press, 2007