LINGUIST List 4.157

Fri 05 Mar 1993

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Message 1: Program for Chinese Linguistic Conference at Georgetown

Date: Thu, 4 Mar 1993 21:18 EST Program for Chinese Linguistic Conference at Georgetown
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Subject: Program for Chinese Linguistic Conference at Georgetown

Georgetown University Round Table on Language and Linguistics 1993

Pre-session: March 9-10, 1993 Organizer: Weiping Wu

Linguistic, Cultural and Pedagogical Issues in Chinese Acquisition

 Tuesday, March 9, 1993 (ICC Room 106)

Panel on Chinese Textbooks: Speak Chinese Today/Situational Chinese
 Tsung Chin, University of Maryland
 Beverley Hong, Connecticut College
 Xixiang Jiang, Center for Applied Linguistics

 Wedensday, March 10, 1993 (ICC Room 105)

Culture Issues: 9:00-10:40
Chair: Weiping Wu, Georgetown University

9:00-9:25 Qun Ao, University of Pittsburgh
 An approach to bridging language and culture: an analysis
 of intermediate and advanced Chinese textbooks

9:25-9:50 Yuling Pan, Georgetown University
 Chinese directives and politeness strategies

9:50-10:15 Qiu Qiu Sun, North Carolina State University
 Cultural posture and Chinese language teaching

10:15-10:40 Minglang Zhou, Michigan State University
 Language socialization in language acquisition:
 pedagogical implications for Chinese classrooms

COFFEE BREAK 10:40-11:00

Linguistic and Pedagogical Issues (I): 11:00-12:15
Chair: Dongying Wu, University of Florida

11:00-11:25 Songren Cui, Harvard University
 ACTFL guidelines and curriculum goals: are they

11:25-11:50 Xixiang Jiang, Center for Applied Linguistics
 Language proficiency: its implications for teaching and

11:50-12:15 Weiping Wu, Georgetown University
 Universality vs particularity in Chinese teaching and

LUNCH BREAK 12:15-1:25

Linguistic and Pedagogical Issues (II): 1:25-3:05
Chair: Yuling Pan, Georgetown University

1:25-1:50 Hui-chen Chan, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
 Topic and comment at early stages of child language

1:50-2:15 Hsian-jung Chen, Georgetown University
 How children are able to learn a language before the age
 of five

2:15-2:40 Dongying Wu, University of Florida
 Utilizing universal cognitive constraints in teaching
 referential/lexical cohesion in Chinese

2:40-3:05 Felicia Zhen Zhang, Monash University, Australia
 The implementation of a task-based syllabus for a group
 of beginning learners of Chinese

COFFEE BREAK 3:05-3:25

Linguistic and Pedagogical Issues (III): 3:25-5:30
Chair: Xixiang Jiang, Center for Applied Linguistics

3:25-3:50 Sik Lee Cheung, East Carolina University
 Formal and non-linguistic factors in the acquisition of
 spatial expressions in Cantonese

3:50-4:15 Zong Meng, Georgetown University
 Stress pattern and intonation in Chinese

4:15-4:40 Charlene Polio, Michigan State University
 Non-native speakers' use of nominal classifiers in
 Mandarin Chinese

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