Chinese as a Second Language (漢語教學研究—美國中文教師學會學報) | The journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA

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Editor
Shuai Li | Georgia State University | sli12 at gsu.edu
Associate Editor
Yi Xu | University of Pittsburgh
Review Editor
Zhiying Qian | Florida State University

漢語教學研究—美國中文教師學會學報 / Chinese as a Second Language — The journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (CSL), is the academic journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (CLTA). The journal publishes peer-reviewed original articles in English or Chinese (either simplified or traditional characters) that make a significant contribution to the theory and practice of Chinese as a second language. Articles in all areas of Chinese pedagogy and acquisition are welcome, especially those that are empirically based and offer new perspectives and/or refine or challenge existing practices of teaching Chinese as a second language. Contributions in areas such as Chinese program management, curriculum design and teaching Chinese culture and literature in Chinese language classrooms are also welcome. In addition to research articles, CSL also publishes book reviews, commentaries and short contributions that report on new discovery and development in the field of Chinese as a second language.
漢語教學研究—美國中文教師學會學報 / Chinese as a Second Language — The journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA is the continuation of the Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (JCLTA).
John Benjamins Publishing Company is the official publisher as of Volume 51 (2016).

CSL publishes its articles Online First.


ISSN: 2451-828X | E-ISSN: 2451-8298
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Latest articles

26 March 2024

  • Is animation always better for learning Chinese characters? Investigating the effect of animation with text presentations by children learners of Chinese as a foreign language
    Juan Yang Rui Peng | CSL 58:1 (2023) pp. 61–91
  • 21 February 2024

  • On the validity of descriptors in ACTFL Language Proficiency Guidelines : A study based on Chinese Proficiency Grading Standards for International Chinese Language Education
    Qijie Li , Hao Feng Yiping Cui | CSL 58:3 (2023) pp. 23–46
  • 12 February 2024

  • Effective character teaching methods for L1 English Chinese-as-a-foreign-language learners : A review of empirical research
    Shenglan Zhang
  • 21 September 2023

  • Acquisition of three Chinese de structures by English-speaking learners
    Wenhua Jin , Chunsheng Yang , Yiping Zhang Wayne Wenchao He | CSL 58:1 (2023) pp. 23–60
  • 18 September 2023

  • “永字八法”在海外汉字书法教学中的认知和应用
    李惠文 | CSL 58:1 (2023) pp. 1–22
  • 22 August 2023

  • Hang Zhang Lan Zhang . 2022. Introducing Chinese Linguistics: A handbook for Chinese language teachers and learners
    Reviewed by Han Luo | CSL 58:1 (2023) pp. 92–96
  • Fangyuan Yuan , Baozhang He Baozhang Hu . 2023. Pedagogical Grammar and Grammar Pedagogy in Chinese as a Second Language
    Reviewed by Zheng-sheng Zhang | CSL 58:1 (2023) p. 97
  • 23 May 2023

  • 高年级汉语课上怎么教“可说的”中文?—以鲁迅小说为例
    彭涛 | CSL 57:3 (2022) pp. 189–210
  • 10 May 2023

  • 黄伟嘉著. 2020. , 黄伟嘉敖群. 2021. & 黄伟嘉著. 2021.
    審查 焦立为 | CSL 57:3 (2022) pp. 298–306
  • 30 March 2023

  • The construction of Chinese pedagogical grammar system
    Nini Li | CSL 57:3 (2022) pp. 211–237
  • 27 February 2023

  • Building a corpus of spoken Chinese interlanguage and some results of preliminary analyses
    Hang Du | CSL 57:3 (2022) pp. 238–269
  • 7 February 2023

  • Does text entry method make a difference on Chinese writing test scores?
    Dana Scott Bourgerie , Troy L. Cox Steven L. Riep | CSL 57:3 (2022) pp. 270–297
  • IssuesOnline-first articles

    Volume 58 (2023)

    Volume 57 (2022)

    Volume 56 (2021)

    Volume 55 (2020)

    Volume 54 (2019)

    Volume 53 (2018)

    Volume 52 (2017)

    Volume 51 (2016)

    Board
    Editor
    Shuai Li | Georgia State University | sli12 at gsu.edu
    Associate Editor
    Yi Xu | University of Pittsburgh
    Review Editor
    Zhiying Qian | Florida State University
    Editorial Board
    Dana Scott Bourgerie | Brigham Young University
    Wenhao Diao | University of Arizona
    Yen-Chen Hao | University of Tennessee-Knoxville
    Baozhang He | College of the Holy Cross
    Wenze Hu | US Naval Academy
    Song Jiang | University of Hawai‘i at Manoa
    Yan Li | University of Kansas
    Yu Li | Loyola Marymount University
    Jiang Liu | University of South Carolina
    Jincheng Liu | University of Notre Dame
    ORCID logoSeth Wiener | Carnegie Melon University
    ORCID logoJia Yang | University of Dayton
    Fangyuan Yuan | US Naval Academy
    Shenglan Zhang | Iowa State University
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    Email: sli12 at gsu.edu

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    Subjects

    Main BIC Subject

    CJA: Language teaching theory & methods

    Main BISAC Subject

    FOR000000: FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General