Dr. ZhaoHong Han is Professor of Language and Education in the TESOL and Applied Linguistics Department at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Han co-directs the TCSOL Program with Dr. Lening Liu. Dr. Han’s main research includes second/foreign language acquisition and language teaching. Her research is widely published in international journals and monographs of applied linguistics and second/foreign language education.
Dr. Lening Liu
Co-director of the TCSOL Program
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Dr. Lening Liu is Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Director of the Chinese Language Program at Columbia University. In addition, he is the Director of the Confucius Institute and serves as co-director of the TCSOL Program with Dr. Han. Dr. Liu's research interests are in the areas of historical syntax, discourse grammar and Chinese language pedagogy. He has published a number of articles on the evolution of Chinese conjunctive adverbs, the rhetorical structures of Chinese, the history and innovation of Chinese pedagogy, etc.
Dr. Hansun Waring
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Dr. Vivian Lindhardsen is the director of the TESOL Certificate Program and the Community Language Program at Teachers College, Columbia University, and she teaches Grammar and Assessment courses in the TESOL and Applied Linguistics Program at TC. Dr. Lindhardsen’s main research interests include second language assessment and pedagogical approaches to teaching and assessing writing. She is currently a commissioner of the CEA (Commission on English Language Accreditation) and a member of the PRAXIS ESOL National Advisory Committee (NAC) at ETS.
Dr. Sharon Chang is a Lecturer and Student Teaching Coordinator in the Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research and teaching interests are sociocultural perspectives of language acquisition and pedagogy (in and out of school context), Chinese languages and linguistic diversity, Bilingual and Multicultural Education.
Ling Yan received her M.A in Applied Linguistics in Northwestern Polytechnical University (1996) and her Ph.D in Linguistics from the University of Kansas (2005)). Ling Yan started teaching Chinese in 1999 and has taught Chinese at all levels. She joined the Columbia faculty in 2004. Her research interests include syntax, prosodic-syntax, and Chinese pedagogy. She has developed textbooks, audio and video teaching materials for first-year Chinese (Approaching China, published by Peking University Press; co-author) and advanced Chinese (Readings in Modern Chinese). She is a co-author of 201 Mandarin Chinese Verbs (Barron’s).
Ms. Yuanyuan Meng
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Shaoyan Qi is a doctoral student in the Applied Linguistics program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She joined EALAC in the fall of 2004. Before Columbia, she taught Chinese language at several colleges and universities, including Bryn Mawr, Princeton, and Middlebury. Shaoyan Qi is the co-author of Discover China II (2012) and the sole author of Discover China III (2013). Discover China is an award-winning Chinese textbook series published by Macmillan Hong Kong. Her research interests include instructed SLA and pedagogy of teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
Ms. Yayun Anny Sun
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Yayun Anny Sun is a doctoral student in the Applied Linguistics program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been teaching in the TCSOL Program for the past five years. Her primary research interest is in second language acquisition, especially input processing. Other research interests include curriculum development and teacher education.