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Name: I-hao  Woo
Institution: University of Miami
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State and/or Country: FL
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Specialty: the morphosyntax of the tense and aspectual systems; Chinese linguistics; resultative constructions
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
Selected Publications: I-hao Woo (2012). “Teaching English in Taiwan: a survey of elementary school English teachers’ instruction”, Journal of Social Science Research.

I-hao Woo (2012). “Marking Telicity in Mandarin Chinese”, UW Working Papers in Linguistics.

I-hao Woo (2011). “The Locative zai in Mandarin Chinese”, Proceedings of the Western Conference on Linguistics 2010 (WECOL 2010), Fresno, CA: California State University.

I-hao Woo (2007). BUCLD 31: Proceeding of the 31st annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Cascadilla Press. Boston (with Heather Caunt-Nulton and Samantha Kulatilake).
Announced on LINGUIST :  BUCLD 31
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  BUCLD 31
Courses Taught: Beginning Chinese
Intermediate Chinese
Advanced Chinese
Chinese language & Culture
Introduction to Chinese language

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