Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

“Computer Aided Language Learning for Chinese: A Survey and Annotated Bibliography.”  (2003). Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA). Volume 39:2.

“Successful College and University Foreign Language Programs, 1995-99. (Brigham Young University).” MLA Report. (Brigham Young University) David A. Goldberg, editor. ADL Bulletin, Fall/Winter 2003-4).

“Eating the Mosquito: A Chinese Children’s Folk Song.” Journal of Chinese Oral and Performing Literature (CHINOPERL). Spring 1993.

 Reports and Proceedings Articles

 “The Brigham Young University Chinese Flagship Program and its Role in the Utah Foreign Language Environment” Technical report and Oral Statement before the U.S. House, Armed Services Committee, hearing on “DOD’s Work with States, Universities, and Students to Transform the Nation’s Foreign Language Capacity.” Washington, D.C.: 23. September 2008.

“Achieving Advanced Level Proficiency and Professional Language Competency within the American University Context,” Proceedings of The Sixth Annual International Conference on Chinese Language Teaching, 2007. 

  “Language Acquisition within Tonal Languages” Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL), University of Maryland. 2007. TTO 2117: Technical Report E.3.1, agreement no. 74671).

“A Taxonomy of Variation in Chinese.” August 2004 Technical Report for the Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL), University of Maryland.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

(2019). “Dialects of the Southeast Asian Chinese Diaspora: A Cambodian Case Study.” In The Landscapes of World Dialectology:  Festschrift in Commemoration of the Retirement of Yŏsu, Prof. Yi Sanggyu, (pp. 447-512). K. Wiwonhoe, Ed.  Seoul: T’aehaksa.

(2017). “Education in the Cambodian Chinese Diaspora.” In O. E. Kagan, M. M. Carreira, & C. H. Chik Eds., The Routledge Handbook of Heritage Language Education (pp. 161-178). New York and London: Routledge.

With Matthew Christensen. (2015).  “Chinese for Special Purposes:  Individualized Instruction as a Bridge to Overseas Direct Enrollment.” In Developing Professional Levels of Language Proficiency: Theories and Methods. Anthony Brown and Jennifer Bown, (pp.87-103). Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

(2008) With Carl Falsgraf.  “The Language Flagship: Multiple Approaches to Creating Global Professionals.” In U.S.-China Educational Exchange: Perspectives on a Growing Partnership, ed. Shepherd Laughlin, (83-97). New York: Institute of International Education.

(1998)  “Expanding the Scope of the Utterance-Final Position: Postposed Modals in Mandarin and Cantonese.” Studies in Cantonese Linguistics.  Stephen Matthew, ed.  Linguistics Society Hong Kong Series.

(1996) “Acquisition of Modal Particles in Chinese Second Language Learners’ Chinese Language Teachers Association Monograph #2. Scott McGinnis, (ed.). (pp. 107-134) Columbus. Ohio: Foreign Language Publications.

Textbooks and Courseware

With Lin QI and Yu LIU. (May 2016).  Mastering Chinese Through Global Debate. Washington, D.C.; Georgetown University Press.

Colloquial  Cantonese (2010). London and New York: Routledge Press. Beginning Cantonese Text. Routledge Colloquial Series.  Second Edition.

Beginning Cantonese. (Course on CD-ROM). Fall 1999. University of Arizona Press/ University of Arizona Critical Language Center.

Beginning Chinese (Course on CD-ROM). Fall 1999 University of Arizona Press/ University of Arizona Critical Language Center.

Computer Programs and Tests

 With Devin Asay (Primary author). 2016. Chinese Pronunciation and Romanization: Tutorials and Diagnostics. Brigham Young University Center for Digital Humanities.

Chinese Development Lead. 2014-present. Adaptive Reading Test (ART) for Chinese. Center Language Study. Ray Clifford, Director and Project Leader. Computer-adaptive, criterion referenced proficiency tests providing ACTFL and ILR ratings.

Chinese Development Lead. 2014. Adaptive Leading Test (ALT) for Chinese. Center Language Study. Ray Clifford, Director and Project Leader. Computer-adaptive, criterion referenced proficiency tests providing ACTFL and ILR ratings.

Computer-Adapted Test for Reading Chinese. 2009. 2nd Edition. BYU Creative Works.  (Based on 1st Edition by Ted Yao).

Chinese Link (Zhongwen Tiandi) Companion Website (1st Edition),” Prentice Hall 2006  (http://wps.prenhall.com/wl_wu_chineselink_1/)

Early Spring. Computer-Video Interface. Content consultant on development team with the Brigham Young University Humanities Computing Research Center. Distributed by China Books and Periodicals of San Francisco. 1993.

Second Author with Devin Asay. Chinese Pronunciation and Romanization Diagnostic Test: A Computer Assisted Module.’ Center for Teaching Excellence, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Copyright 1991.


Materials Development

 With Susan M. Olson. First Year Mandarin Chinese. Beginning Text for BYU Independent Study. 1995.

Consultant for the US government Center for Advancement of Language Learning (CALL) Intermediate Cantonese Materials Project. Jian, Xiaobin and Matthew Christensen 1994. Spoken Cantonese: Context and Performance. Columbus, Ohio: Foreign Language Center, The Ohio State Universit