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ZhaoHong Han

Professional Background

Educational Background

 

  • Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • M.A., TESOL, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh
  • B.A., English and English Literature, Central China Normal University

Scholarly Interests

  • Second language learnability
  • Second language teachability
  • Second language initial state
  • Second language ultimate attainment
  • Comparative grammar
  • Language typology
  • Cognitive linguistics 
  • Linguistic relativity
  • Second language reading processes
  • Second language teacher education

Selected Publications


Han, Z-H. (2014). From Julie to Wes to Alberto: Revisiting the construct of fossilization. In Z-H. Han & E. Tarone (Eds.), Interlanguage: Forty Years Later  (pp. 47-74). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 

Han, Z.-H., & Finneran, R. (2013). Re-engaging the interface debate: Strong, weak, none, or all? International Journal of Applied Linguistics. DOI: 10.1111/ijal.12034.

Han, Z-H.  & Liu, Z.H. (2013). Input processing of Chinese by ab initio learners. Second Language Research, 29(2), 145-164. 

Han, Z-H. (2013). Forty years later: Updating the Fossilization Hypothesis. Language Teaching, 46(2), 133-171. [state-of-the-art article]

Han, Z-H. (2011). Fossilization - A classic concern of SLA research. In Gass, S. & Mackey, A. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (pp. 476-490). New York: Routledge.

Han, Z-H. & Cadierno, T. (Eds.) (2010). Linguistic Relativity in Second Language Acquisition: Thinking for Speaking. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. (2009).Interlanguage and fossilization: Towards an analytic model. In V. Cook & L. Wei (Eds.), Contemporary Applied Linguistics (Vol. I: Language Teaching and Learning pp. 137-162). London: Continuum.

Han, Z-H. & Anderson, N. (Eds.) (2009). Second Language Reading Research and Instruction: Crossing the Boundaries. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Han, Z-H. (2008). On the role of meaning in focus on form. In Understanding Second Language Process (pp. 45-79). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H., Park, E.S., & Combs, C. (2008). Textual enhancement of input: Issues and possibilities. Applied Linguistics, 29(4), 597-618.

Han, Z-H. (2004). 'To be a native speaker means not to be a non-native speaker.' Second Language Research, 20(2), 166-87.

Han, Z-H. (2004). Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. [Review by Kupferberg (2005). Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 27(4), 627-629]

Han, Z-H. (2002). A study of the impact of recasts on tense consistency in L2 output. TESOL Quarterly, 36(4), 543-72.

Han, Z-H. (2000). Persistence of the implicit influence of NL: The case of the pseudo-passive. Applied Linguistics, 21(1), 78-105.

Han, Z-H. & Selinker, L. (1999). Error resistance: Towards an empirical pedagogy. Language Teaching Research, 3(3), 248-75.


For a complete list of publications, go to 'Vitae' in the horizontal bar (above) and click open 'Principal Publications'.


Just out: 

Han, Z-H. & Tarone, E. (Eds.), Interlanguage: 40 Years Later. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 

Han, Z-H. (Ed.), Studies in Second Language Acquisition of Chinese. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

principal publications

 
Books

Han, Z-H. (Ed.) (2014). Studies in Second Language Acquisition of Chinese. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. & Tarone, E. (Eds.) (2014). Interlanguage: Forty Years Later. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 

Han, Z-H. & Cadierno, T. (Eds.) (2010). Linguistic Relativity in Second Language Acquisition: Thinking for Speaking. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. (2010). Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition. India: Viva Books. [Reprint of Han (2004)] [Deepti Gupta's review]

Han, Z-H. & Anderson, N. (Eds.) (2009). Second Language Reading Research and Instruction: Crossing the Boundaries. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. [Amanda Lanier Temple's review]

Han, Z-H. (Ed.). (2008). Understanding Second Language Process. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. [ In collaboration with Eun Sung Park, Andrea Revesz, Charles Combs, and Ji Hyun Kim] [Call's review in MLJ]

Han, Z-H. (2008). Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition. Beijing: Foreign Language Research and Teaching Press. [Reprint of Han (2004)] [Xie Ang's review]



Journal articles and book chapters


Han, Z-H, & Maeng, J. (2014). Task-based language teaching of Chinese in a study abroad context: A learner perspective. In Z-H. Han (Ed.), Studies in Second Language Acquisition of Chinese (pp. 80-102). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. (2014). Epilogue: Bringing it all together: Where are we? In Studies in Second Language Acquisition of Chinese (pp. 142-149). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. (2014). From Julie to Wes to Alberto: Revisiting the construct of fossilization. In Z-H. Han and E. Tarone (Eds.),  Interlanguage: Forty Years Later (pp. 47-74). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Han, Z-H. & Tarone, E. (2014). Introduction. In Interlanguage: Forty Years Later (pp. 1-6). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Han, Z.-H., & Finneran, R. (2013). Re-engaging the interface debate: Strong, weak, none, or all? International Journal of Applied Linguistics. DOI: 10.1111/ijal.12034.

Han, Z.-H. & Liu, J. (2013). Recasting the story of recasts. In L. R. Yang et al. (Eds.) SLA Research in China (pp. 359-385). Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.

Han, Z-H., & Liu, Z.H. (2013). Input processing of Chinese by ab initio learners. Second Language Research, 29(2), 145-164.

Han, Z-H. (2013). State-of-the-art article: 40 years later - Updating the Fossilization Hypothesis. Language Teaching, 46(2), 133-171.

Han, Z-H. (2012). Input enhancement. In P. Robinson (Ed.), The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition (pp.313-317). Blackwell Publishers.

Han, Z-H. & Cadierno, T. (2012). Linguistic relativity in second language acquisition. In P. Robinson (Ed.), The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition (pp. 393-396). Blackwell Publishers.

Han, Z-H. (2012). Fossilization. In Chappelle, C. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Wiley-Blackwell.

Han, Z.H. & Lew, W.M. (2012). Acquisitional complexity: What defies complete acquisition in SLA. In Szmrecsanyi, B., & Kortmann, B. (Eds.), Linguistic Complexity in Interlanguage Varieties, L2 Varieties, and Contact Languages (pp. 192-217). Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter.

Han, Z. H. (2012).Second language acquisition. In J. Banks (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (pp. 1910-1915). Sage Publications.

Han, Z.H. (2011). Fossilization - A classic concern of SLA research. In Gass, S. & Mackey, A. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (pp. 476-490). New York: Routledge.

Han, Z-H. (2010). Fossilization: Five central issues. Reprinted in L. Ortega (Ed.), Second Language Acquisition (Critical Concepts in Linguistics). New York: Routledge.

Han, Z.-H. & Chen, C.L. (2010). Repeated-reading-based instructional strategy and vocabulary acquisition: A case study of a heritage speaker of Chinese. Reading in a Foreign Language, 22(2), 242-262.

Han, Z.-H. (2010). Grammatical morpheme inadequacy as a function of linguistic relativity: A longitudinal study. In Han, Z.-H. & Cadierno (Eds.), Linguistic Relativity in Second Language Acquisition:Thinking for Speaking. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z.-H. (2009). Interlanguage and fossilization: Towards an analytic model. In V. Cook & L. Wei (Eds.), Contemporary Applied Linguistics (Vol. I: Language Teaching and Learning pp. 137-162). London: Continuum.

Han, Z-H., Anderson, N., & Freeman, D. (2009). Crossing the boundaries: An introduction. In Z-H. Han & N. Anderson (Eds.), Second Language Reading Research and Instruction: Crossing the Boundaries. University of Michigan Press.

Han, Z-H. & D'Angelo, A. (2009). Balancing between extremes: Towards a dual approach to second language reading instruction. In Z-H. Han & N. Anderson (Eds.), Second Language Reading Research and Instruction: Crossing the Boundaries. University of Michigan Press.

Han, Z-H., Park, E.S., & Combs, C. (2008). Textual enhancement of input: Issues and possibilities. Applied Linguistics, 29(4), 597-618.

Han, Z-H. & Kim, J. H. (2008). Corrective recasts: What teachers might want to know. Journal of Language Learning, 36(1), 35-44.

Kwon, E. Y., & Han, Z.-H. (2008). Language transfer in child SLA: A longitudinal case study of a sequential bilingual. In J. Philp, R. Oliver & A. Mackey (Eds.), Child's play? Second language acquisition and the younger learner. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Han, Z-H. (2008). On the role of meaning in focus on form. In Understanding Second Language Process (pp. 45-79). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Park, E. S., & Han, Z-H. (2008). Learner spontaneous attention in L2 input processing: An exploratory study In Z.-H. Han (Ed.), Understanding Second Language Process. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. (2007). Pedagogical implications: Genuine or pretentious?TESOL Quarterly, 41(2), 387-393.

Han, Z-H., & Peverly, S. (2007). Input processing: A study of ab initio learners with multilingual backgrounds.The International Journal of Multilingualism, 4(1), 17-37.

Gu, X. C., & Han, Z.-H. (2007). Task-based language teaching: A new pedagogic paradigm. In J. G. Ji & N. Jiang (Eds.), Applied Linguistics. The People's University of China Press.

Kim, J. H., & Han, Z-H. (2007). Recasts in communicative EFL classes: Do teacher intent and learner interpretation overlap? . In A. Mackey (Ed.), Conversational Interaction in Second Language Acquisition: A Collection of Empirical Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Han, Z-H. (2006). Fossilization: Can grammaticality judgment be a reliable source of evidence? In Z-H. Han & T. Odlin (Eds.), Studies of Fossilization in Second Language Acquisition (pp. 56-82). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Han, Z-H. & Odlin, T. (2006). Introduction. In Z-H. Han & T. Odlin (Eds.),Studies of Fossilization in Second Language Acquisition (pp. 1-20). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Revesz, A., & Han, Z-H. (2006). Task content familiarity, task type, and efficacy of recasts. Language Awareness, 15(3), 160-179.

Han, Z-H. & Selinker, L. (2005). Fossilization in L2 learners. In E. Hinkel (Ed.), Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning (pp. 455-70). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Han, Z-H. (2004).'To be a native speaker means not to be a non-native speaker.' Second Language Research, 20(2), 166-87.

Han, Z-H. (2004). Fossilization: Five central issues. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 14(2), 212-42.

Han, Z-H. (2003). Fossilization: From simplicity to complexity. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 6(2), 95-128.

Han, Z-H. (2002). A study of the impact of recasts on tense consistency in L2 output. TESOL Quarterly, 36(4), 543-72.

Han, Z-H. (2002). Rethinking the role of corrective feedback in communicative language teaching. RELC Journal, 33(1), 1-34.

Han, Z-H. (2002). 'Novel unaccusatives': Is detransitivization taking place? ITL Review of Applied Linguistics, 135-136, 97-124.

Han, Z-H., Iannotti, E., & Combs, C. (2002) Proposing a dual approach to teaching L2 reading. In C. Lin (Ed.), Proceedings of Tamkang International Conference on TESOL (pp. 1-24). Taiwan: TamkangUniversity Press.

Han, Z-H.(2001). Integrating corrective feedback into communicative language teaching. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 5(3), 12-17.

Han, Z-H. (2001). Fine-tuning corrective feedback. Foreign Language Annals, 34(6), 582-99.

Selinker, L. & Han, Z-H. (2001). Fossilization: Moving the concept into empirical longitudinal study. In C. Elder, A. Brown, E. Grove, K. Hill, N. Iwashita, T. Lumley, T. McNamara & K. O'Loughlin (Eds.), Studies in Language Testing: Experimenting with Uncertainty (pp. 276-91). Cambridge: CambridgeUniversity Press.

Han, Z-H. (2000). Persistence of the implicit influence of NL: The case of the pseudo-passive. Applied Linguistics, 21(1), 78-105.

Han, Z-H. & Selinker, L. (1999). Error resistance: Towards an empirical pedagogy. Language Teaching Research, 3(3), 248-75.

Han, Z-H. (1986). A tentative analysis of 'thinking in English'. In Li, X.J. (Ed.), Foreign language teaching (pp. 284-288). Wuhan: Central China Normal University Press. 


Book reviews

Han, Z.-H. (2008). Review of Hkan Ringbom (2007) Cross-linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 30(3), 396-398.

Han, Z-H. (2007). Review of Francischina (2005) Fossilized Second Language Grammars. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 29(4), 621-22.

Han, Z-H. (2004). Review of Cook (2003) Effects of the second language on the first. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 26(3), 488-89.

Han, Z-H. (2003). Review of Grenfell (2001) Modern Languages across the Curriculum. Teachers College Record, 105(7), 1274-77.

Han, Z-H. (2001). Review of Grenfell & Harris (1999) Modern Languages and Learning Strategies inTheory and Practice. Language Teaching Research, 5(3), 270-73.