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Tunghai International Conference on Second Language Teaching and Research 2023

Oct 21

Tunghai University


Conference Information

Seminar Name:Tunghai International Conference on Second

                             Language Research
Organizers: Department of Foreign Languages and Literature,

                     International Graduate Program of Teaching Chinese as a

                     Second Language, and the English Center of Tunghai

Sponsors: NSTC, R&D Office and College of Arts of Tunghai 
Guiding Unit: National Science and Technology Council 
Seminar Time: 2023 / 10 / 21 (Sat)

Onsite Conference: Language Building & College of Arts Building,

                                  Tunghai University

Accommodation: self - resolved​  reference

The Speakers




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Professor Cornelius C. Kubler

Ph.D. Cornell University, Linguistics 

Professor Cornelius C. Kubler has a bachelor's degree, a master's degree, and a doctorate in linguistics from Cornell University in the United States, and a master's degree in Chinese Literature from National Taiwan University. He is the Stanfield Professor of Asian Studies at Williams College, former American Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, China, and a former American diplomat.

Over the course of his career, he has authored or coauthored more than 15 books and more than 50 articles on Chinese language pedagogy and linguistics. He is a frequent reviewer and consultant for Chinese and Asian Studies programs in the U.S. and abroad. He has served as Chair of the Test Development Committee for the SAT Subject Test in Chinese and as member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages of the Modern Language Association.


Professor Xuesong (Andy) Gao

The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (Springer) Chief Deputy Editor

Professor Xuesong (Andy) Gao is an internationally renowned expert in language teaching and acquisition, currently serving in the Faculty of Education, School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of New South Wales, Australia. His research interests include the educational experience of international students, language learning, language and literacy education, language education policy, and language teacher education. For many years he has promoted the use of sociocultural or ecological perspectives to understand language learners' strategy use, with research published in English Language Teaching Journal, Journal of Language, Identity and Education, Language Teaching, Language Teaching Research, Studies in Higher Education , System, Teaching and Teacher Education and TESOL Quarterly. He was an Outstanding Young Researcher of the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong (2015), and a co-recipient of the TESOL Award for Outstanding Papers on NNEST Questions (2012-2013).

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Keynote speech 2

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The Venue
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