Qi Zhang

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Dr Qi Zhang is an assistant professor in School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University. She received her B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature at Sun Yat-sen University, P. R. China, M.A. in Translation at Durham University and Ph.D. in Linguistics at Newcastle University. She joined Dublin City University in 2011 as the coordinator for Chinese. She is currently a member of CTTS (Centre for Translation and Textual Studies) and a committee member of IRAAL (Irish Association of Applied Linguistics). Her teaching ranges from translation modules to language and cultural studies. She has authored a number of refereed articles and book chapters on Chinese language education, including teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language, language attitudes and pedagogy, and Chinese language study among ethnic minorities.

She welcomes applications from prospective PhD students interested in the area of Chinese language acquisition in the context of multilingualism and Chinese studies from a linguistic/sociolinguistic perspective.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2022 Zhang, Q. & Leahy, A. (2022) 'A multimodal approach to the technological representations in CFL textbooks'. Chinese as a Second Language, . https://doi.org/10.1075/csl.21002.zha
2022 Osborne, C., Zhang, Q. & Adamson, B. (2022) 'The next steps for teaching characters in CFL: Investigating the effects of four character-teaching methods on beginner learners'. International Journal of Chinese Language Education, .
2021 Zhang, Q.;Cuo, Y. (2021) 'A multimodal approach to attitudes towards Tibet in Chinese language textbooks'. Asian Ethnicity, . [Link] [DOI]
2020 Zhang Q.;Reilly R.G. (2020) 'What regions of Chinese characters are crucial for recognition? A web-based study'. Journal of Chinese Writing Systems, . [DOI]
2020 Zhang, Q. (2020) 'Narrative Inquiry into Online Teaching of Chinese Characters during the Pandemic'. International Journal of Chinese Language Teaching, 1 (1):20-34. [Link] https://doi.org/10.46451/ijclt.2020.06.02
2020 Zhang Q.;Osborne C.;Shao L.;Lin M. (2020) 'A translanguaging perspective on medium of instruction in the CFL classroom'. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, . [DOI]
2020 Zhang, Q., Zhang, G. X. & Gao, Y. (2020) 'A comparative study of the Chinese characters in the Graded list and the EBCL list'. Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology, 2 (2). [Link]
2020 Zhang, Q. (2020) 'An issue of urban/rural division? Examining mongolian language education in the imar'. IAFOR Journal of Education, 8 . [Link] [DOI]
2020 Osborne, C;Zhang, Q;Zhang, GX (2020) 'Which is more effective in introducing Chinese characters? An investigative study of four methods used to teach CFL beginners'. Language Learning Journal, 48 :385-401. [DOI]
2019 Zhang Q.;Min G. (2019) 'Chinese Writing Composition Among CFL Learners: A Comparison Between Handwriting and Typewriting'. Computers and Composition, 54 . [DOI]
2019 Zhang Q.;Min G. (2019) 'A multimodal analysis of the discourse in the People's Daily'. Chinese Language and Discourse, 10 (1):61-83. [DOI]
2019 Osborne, C., Zhang, Q, & Xia, Y. (2019) 'The past and present of Chinese language teaching in Ireland'. Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology, 2 (1). [Link]
2018 Zhang, Q. & Yang, T. (2018) 'Reflections on the medium of instruction for ethnic minorities in Xinjiang: the case of bilingual schools in Urumqi'. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, . [Link] [DOI]
2018 Osborne, C., Zhang, Q. & Zhang, G. X. (2018) 'Which is more effective in introducing Chinese characters? An investigative study of four methods used to teach CFL beginners'. Language Learning Journal, . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1080/09571736.2017.1393838
2017 Zhang, Q. and Yang, T. (2017) 'Bilingual education for the Tujia: a case of Tujia minority schools in Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture'. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, :1-19. [DOI]
2016 Yang, T. & Zhang, Q. (2016) 'Outward Delivery of Sichuan Salt—Historical Causes,Space Geography and Value Consideration'. Journal of Hainan Normal University (Social Sciences), 06 .
2015 Zhang, Q. and Reilly, R. (2015) 'Writing to Read: the Case of Chinese'. Proceeding of the 29th Pacific Asia Conference On Language, Information And Computation, :341-350. [Link]
2014 Lu, Z., Zhang, Q. and Fan, H. (2014) 'Projecting the 'Chineseness': Nationalism, Identity and Chinese Martial Arts Films'. The International journal of the history of sport, 31 :320-335.
2014 Zhang, Qi and Lu, Zhouxiang (2014) 'The Writing of Chinese Characters by CFL Learners: Can Writing on Facebook and Using Machine Translation Help?'. LANGUAGE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 4 :441-467. [DOI]
2014 Zhang, Qi (2014) 'The attitudes of students in the Northwest of England towards Mandarin Chinese and their intercultural sensitivity'. JOURNAL OF SECOND AND MULTIPLE LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, 1 :21-37.
2014 Zhang, Qi (2014) 'The attitudes of university students towards a feminine style of Internet language in email: A quantitative study in the south of China'. JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR CHINESE STUDIES, 4 .
2013 Zhang, Qi (2013) 'The attitudes of Hong Kong students towards Hong Kong English and Mandarin-accented English'. English Today, Vol. 29 :9-16.
2013 Zhang Q. (2013) 'The attitudes of Hong Kong students towards Hong Kong English and Mandarin-accented English'. English Today, :9-16. [DOI]
2013 Zhang, Qi (2013) 'The impact of film and film-based activities on the attitudes of English-speaking secondary-school students towards Chinese'. JOURNAL OF CREATIVE PRACTICES IN LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING (CPLT), Vol. 1 .
2009 Zhang, Qi (2009) 'Hong Kong people's attitudes towards varieties of English'. NEWCASTLE WORKING PAPERS IN LINGUISTICS, Vol. 15 :150-173.
2006 Zhang, Qi (2006) 'The emergence and development of Hong Kong English'. ANNUAL REVIEW OF EDUCATION, COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE SCIENCES, Vol. 3 :1-16.

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2021 Qi Zhang (2021) 'Examining the Co-Deployment of Three Languages for the Tujia the Uyghur and the Mongolian Minority Groups' In: Multilingual China National, minority and foreign languages. Oxon : Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429286056
2016 Zhang Q.;Lu Z. (2016) 'An investigation of chinese national cinema through the representation of nationalism in chinese martial arts films' In: Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalizing World - Language and Cultural Perspectives. New York : NOVA.
2013 Wang, P. (2013) 'Language and Language Policy in Hong Kong (Q. Zhang, Trans.)' In: Li. Y. and Li, W(Eds.). The Language Situation in China (Vol.1). Germany : DeGruyter. http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/186365?format=G
2013 Zhang, Qi (2013) 'Interests and difficulties in understanding Chinese culture: What to prepare for when communicating with cultural others' In: Fan Hong, Peter Herrmann & Daniele Massaccesi(Eds.). Constructing the 'Other': Studies on Asian Issues. Bremen Germany : EHV. [DOI]

Book

Year Publication
2016 O’Hagan M.;Zhang Q. (2016) Conflict and communication: A changing asia in a globalizing world - Language and cultural perspectives. New York: NOVA.
2014 Zhang, Qi (2014) Attitudes Beyond the Inner Circle: Investigating Hong Kong English. : Peter Lang.

Edited Book

Year Publication
2016 O'Hagan, Minako and Zhang, Qi (Ed.). (2016) Conflict and Communication: a Changing Asia in a Globalising World. New York: NOVA,

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2016 Zhang, Q. & Reilly, R. (2016) The Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of Society for Scientific Studies of Reading The reading of handwriting: An evaluation of Chinese written by CFL learners University of Porto, Portugal, 13/07/2016- 16/07/2016 [Link]
2015 Zhang Q.;Reilly R. (2015) 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation, PACLIC 2015 Writing to read: The case of Chinese [Link]

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2021 Qi ZHANG (2021) TCD Lunchtime lecture: MULTILINGUALISM AND LANGUAGE POLICY IN CHINA The Trilingual Education for Ethnic Minorities in China: Tujia, Uyghur and the Mongolian minority groups Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, .
2021 Qi Zhang (2021) A Roundtable Discussion on Online Teaching and Learning of Chinese Characters Learning Chinese Script in the Digital Era: Handwriting and typewriting Aarhus University, Denmark, .
2021 Zhang, Q. (2021) 2021 International Roundtable on Chinese Applied Linguistics Handwriting or typewriting - which is the future of Chinese language learning University of Iowa (online), 24/04/2021-24/04/2021.
2020 Zhang, Q. (2020) The European Conference on Education (ECE) An Issue of Minority Language Education or of Urban/rural Division? Observations From Ethnic Minority Schools in Inner Mongolia Birkbeck, University of London, 17/07/2020-19/07/2019.
2020 Zhang, Q. (2020) Mapping the Landscape of Teaching Chinese as L2: Historical and Developmental Perspectives The development of Chinese language teaching in Ireland: the past, present and future Canada (online), 20/12/2020-20/12/2020.
2020 Zhang, Q. (2020) International Chinese Language Education Forum Narrative inquiry into online teaching of Chinese characters during the pandemic Peking University (online), 20/08/2020-20/08/2020.
2019 Osborne, C., Zhang, Q. & Pearson-Evans, A. (2019) The 2nd International Symposium of the European Association of Chinese Teaching (EACT) This second international symposium is jointly organized by the European Association of Chinese Teaching (EACT) together with its Irish branch association and the Confucius Institute at UCD, Ireland. It aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from around Europe and beyond to push forward the discipline of teaching Chinese as a second language (TCSL) from both regional and international perspective as well as related efforts around the world University College Dublin, Ireland, 13/04/2019-14/04/2019.
2019 Zhang, Q. (2019) Sino-Irish Relations and Ireland's Place in the World, A Multidisciplinary Conference Chinese Language Education in Ireland Beijing Foreign Studies University, 22/11/2019-23/11/2019.
2019 Zhang, Q., Osborne, C., Shao, L. & Lin, M. (2019) The 17th BCLTS International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education A translanguaging perspective on MoI in CFL classroom Lancaster University, UK, 05/07/2019-07/07/2019.
2018 Osborne, C., Zhang, Q. & Pearson-Evans, A. (2018) IRAAL2018 Conference Collaborating extra-curricular Chinese cultural activities and a beginner Chinese language module in Dublin City University Dublin City University, 23/11/2018-24/11/2018.
2018 Osborne, C. & Zhang, Q. (2018) 5th International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research The Development of a Teaching Method for Chinese as a Foreign Language based on a one-year Study The University of Hong Kong, 14/06/2018-16/06/2018.
2018 Zhang, Q. and Yang, T. (2018) LANGUAGE, IDENTITY AND EDUCATION IN MULTILINGUAL CONTEXTS Focus on Multilingualism and Translanguaging in Language Learning in School Contexts Marino Institute of Education, an Associated College of the University of Dublin, Trinity College, 01/02/2018-03/02/2018.
2017 Osborne, C., Xia, Y. & Zhang, Q. (2017) IRAAL 2017 Applied Linguistics in the Era of Globalization: Opportunities, Challenges, Practices Limerick University, Ireland, 18/11/2017-19/11/2017.
2017 Qi Zhang, Ronan Reilly (2017) Annual conference of Association for Reading and Writing in Asia ARWA website: http://ww5.psy.cuhk.edu.hk/arwa/ Hong Kong, 24/02/2017-25/02/2017.
2017 Osborn, C., Zhang, Q., Zhang, G. X. (2017) The Inaugural Symposium of the European Association of Chinese Teaching Website of the conference:http://eact2017.confucius-institutes.eu Budapest, Hungary, 10/04/2017-12/04/2017.
2017 Qi Zhang, Yuanhui Gao, Yishu Ma (2017) the Inaugural Symposium of the European Association of Chinese Teaching Website of the conference:http://eact2017.confucius-institutes.eu. the Inaugural Symposium of the European Association of Chinese Teaching Budapest, Hungary, 10/02/2017-12/02/2017.
2016 Zhang, Q. & Reilly, R. (2016) 4th International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research Website of the journal: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/caslar Shanghai, China, 19/08/2016-21/08/2016.
2016 Zhang, Q. & Reilly, R. (2016) The Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of Society for Scientific Studies of Reading (SSSR) The reading of handwriting: An evaluation of Chinese written by CFL learners University of Porto, Portugal, 13/07/2016-16/07/2016.
2016 Yang, T. and Zhang, Q. (2016) The 1st Annual Conference of Irish Association for Asian Studies The expansion of the Chuan salt trade network: a study of the nationalisation of the south-west of China at the end of the Qing Dynasty and during the Republic of China period Dublin City University, 17/06/2016-18/06/2016.
2015 Zhang, Q. and Reilly, R. (2015) The twenty-second annual meeting of SSSR (Society for Scientific Studies of Reading) Writing to read: the case of Chinese Hawaii, US, 15/07/2015-18/07/2015.
2015 Zhang, Q. and Reilly, R. (2015) International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Writing-on-reading effects in learning to read Chinese Newcastle University, UK, 10/12/2015-12/12/2015.
2015 Zhang, Q. and Reilly, R. (2015) The 29th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation Writing to Read: the Case of Chinese Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 30/10/2015-01/11/2015.
2013 Zhang, Q. and Lu, Z. (2013) The 5th Annual Conference of Asian Studies Ireland Association (A.S.I.A.) Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalising World Dublin City University, Ireland, 15/11/2013-16/11/2013.
2013 Lu, Z. and Zhang, Q. (2013) The 5th Annual Conference of A.S.I.A. - Conflict and Communication: A Changing Asia in a Globalising World Nationalism, Identity and Chinese Martial Arts Films Dublin City University, Ireland, 15/11/2013-16/11/2013.
2012 Zhang Q. (2012) The 11th IALIC International Conference The impact of film and film-based activities on the attitudes of secondary school students towards Chinese Language and Culture Durham University, UK, 30/11/2012-02/12/2012.
2012 Zhang, Q. (2012) The 4th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Ireland Association Interests and difficulties in understanding Chinese culture: what to prepare for communicating with cultural others? University College of Cork, Ireland, 22/11/2012-23/11/2012.
2012 Wang, B. and Zhang, Q. (2012) The Second Biannual Irish Sexuality Studies Conference: Self, Selves and Sexualities The attitudes of Chinese university students towards the feminine style of Internet language Dublin City University, Ireland, 08/03/2012-10/03/2012.
2011 Zhang, Q. (2011) UK Language Change and Variation (UKLCV 8) Hong Kong students' attitudes towards eight varieties of English: status and solidarity Edge Hill University, UK, 12/09/2011-14/09/2011.
2011 Zhang, Q. (2011) The First Interdisciplinary Linguistics Conference (ILinC 2011) British students' attitudes towards Mandarin Chinese Queen's University Belfast, UK, 14/10/2011-15/10/2011.
2010 Zhang, Q. (2010) The First Teachers College, Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Studies (TCCRISLS) Students' attitudes towards Chinese and their development of intercultural sensitivity Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA, 29/09/2010-02/10/2010.
2010 Zhang, Q. (2010) Conference of Plurilingual and Pluricultural Education: Focus on Languages of the Wider World A pilot study on British students' attitudes towards Chinese language School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK, 19/02/2010-20/02/2010.
2010 Zhang, Q. (2010) The Media Literacy Conference 2010 A pilot study of using films to teach GCSE students Mandarin Chinese London, UK, 19/11/2010-21/11/2010.
2009 Wang, Y., Hamilton, R. and Zhang, Q. (2009) The First Conference in Community Languages: Planning, Promotion and Status To film or not to film: a case study of using 'Little Red Flowers' on a Chinese GCSE day Manchester, UK, 18/11/2009-19/11/2009.
2009 Zhang, Q. (2009) The Fourth Newcastle Postgraduate Conference in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics Hong Kong students' attitudes towards varieties of English Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 27/03/2009-28/03/2009.
2006 Zhang, Q. (2006) Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association Conference The emergence and development of Hong Kong English: language attitude studies in Hong Kong Halifax, Canada, 03/11/2006-04/11/2006.

Editorial

Year Publication
2016 O’Hagan M.;Zhang Q. (2016) Introduction. ED
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Professional Associations

Association Function From / To
Irish Association for Applied Linguistics Committee Member and Treasurer -
Irish Association of Asian Studies -
British Chinese Language Teaching Society (BCLTS) Member -
Association for Reading and Writing in Asia Member -
Society for Scientific Studies of Reading -
International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication -

Education

Start date Institution Qualification Subject
Newcastle University Ph.D.
Durham University Master of Arts
Sun Yat-sen University Bachelor of Arts

Reviews

Journal Role
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development Reviewer
Chinese Language and Discourse Reviewer
Language Learning and Technology Reviewer
TRANSLATION SPACES Reviewer
ITL - International Journal of Applied Linguistics (Belgium) Reviewer
Language in Society Reviewer
Journal of Intercultural Studies Reviewer
International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Reviewer
International Journal of Chinese Language Education Reviewer

Research Interests

She welcomes applications from prospective PhD students interested in the area of Chinese language acquisition in the context of multilingualism and Chinese studies from a linguistic/sociolinguistic perspective.

Research Projects

Title Role Description Start date End date
A typology of post-editing for Chinese-to-English translation PI 01/03/2020 21/06/2020
the 2018/19 National Seminar Series PI 18/10/2018 22/09/2019
Teaching in Chinese universities PI 01/01/2018 31/12/2018
Textbook Analysis PI 24/11/2017 31/12/2018
Chinese language education PI 01/02/2016 31/12/2016
Investigation of e-learning strategies for enhancing the recognition of Chinese characters PI 01/01/2014 01/09/2014
Conference Support for `5th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Ireland Association` DCU PI 01/05/2013 30/04/2014

Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 Chinese Language 2 (Beginners) ZH108
2022 Chinese Language 1 (Beginners) ZH107
2022 Chinese Translation Practice ZH208
2022 Chinese Scientific/Technical Translation ZH402
2022 Chinese Economic Translation ZH401
2022 Chinese Literature and Film ZH290
2022 Perspectives on Chinese Culture ZH421
2022 Chinese Culture and Society ZH191