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Li, Yingjie Senior Instructor


Research Areas research areas



  • Second language acquisition, Chinese language pedagogy, Pronunciation of Chinese, Chinese character learning



courses taught

  • CHIN 1010 - Beginning Chinese 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduces modern Chinese (Mandarin), developing all four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and communicative strategies. Students learn both traditional full-form characters and the principles for converting them into simplified characters.
  • CHIN 1020 - Beginning Chinese 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Continuation of CHIN 1010.
  • CHIN 2110 - Intermediate Chinese 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Emphasizes reading, speaking, and writing modern Chinese, including continued study of both full-form and simplified characters. Introduces dictionaries and principles of character formation.
  • CHIN 2120 - Intermediate Chinese 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Summer 2019
    Continuation of CHIN 2110.
  • CHIN 3110 - Advanced Chinese 1
    Secondary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Surveys a variety of authentic-language materials, including films, plays, newspaper articles, essays, and short stories. Emphasizes proficiency-oriented approach to reading, writing, and oral communication.
  • CHIN 5980 - Practical Issues in Chinese Language Pedagogy
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Focuses on practical issues in Chinese language pedagogy for students who will serve as teaching assistants in Chinese language courses. Examines the connection between theory and practice as well as practical methods for teaching Chinese. Equips students with basic Chinese linguistic knowledge. Discusses the use of Communicative Approach in teaching Chinese as a second language. Knowledge of Modern Chinese at the level of CHIN 4120 is required. Same as CHIN 4980.


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)