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Xia Zhang

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Principal Lecturer, Chinese
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography

Xia Zhang, principal lecturer in Chinese, received her doctorate in linguistics from the University of Alberta, Canada, and her bachelor's from Sichuan University, China. She started her career in Chinese language instruction in 1995. Since she joined ASU in 2002, she has offered various undergraduate Chinese language courses as well as graduate courses in Chinese linguistics and teaching Chinese as a second language. In addition to teaching, Zhang has been working as a coordinator and TA supervisor for lower division Chinese language classes.

Education
  • Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Alberta, Canada
  • B.A. Sichuan University, China
Research Interests

second language acquisition, Chinese linguistics, and Chinese language pedagogy. 

 

Publications
  • Xia Zhang. A comparative study of Chinese and English anaphor use in discourse. LACUS Forum XXX: Language, Thought and Reality (2004).
Research Activity
  • Zhang,Xia*. From STARTALK to Flagship ASU Chinese Language Summer Camp (2015). NSA(4/3/2015 - 2/28/2016).
  • Zhang,Xia*. Startalk 2014. NSA(4/3/2014 - 2/28/2015).
  • Zhang,Xia*. Startalk 2013. NSA(4/17/2013 - 2/28/2014).
  • Zhang,Xia*. From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Camp 2012. NSA(4/2/2012 - 2/28/2013).
  • Zhang,Xia*. From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Camp Summer 2011. NSA(3/29/2011 - 2/28/2012).
  • Zhang,Xia*. From Startalk to Flagshi: ASU Chinese Language Camp Summer 2010. NSA(3/29/2010 - 2/28/2011).
  • Zhang,Xia*. From STARTALK to Flagship: ASU Chinese Language Camp Summer 2009. NSA(6/26/2009 - 2/28/2010).
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 101First-Year Chinese I
CHI 202Second-Year Chinese II
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 101First-Year Chinese I
CHI 402Fourth-Year Chinese II
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 101First-Year Chinese I
CHI 401Fourth-Year Chinese I
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 210Intensive Chinese II
CHI 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 110Intensive Chinese I
CHI 492Honors Directed Study
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 210Intensive Chinese II
CHI 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 101First-Year Chinese I
CHI 110Intensive Chinese I
CHI 492Honors Directed Study
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 210Intensive Chinese II
CHI 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHI 110Intensive Chinese I
CHI 492Honors Directed Study
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
CHI 294Special Topics
CHI 380The Chinese Language
CHI 493Honors Thesis
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