School of Applied Language & Intercultural Studies
Academic biographyDr 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 is currently supervising two PhD students on the topic of Chinese as a foreign language. 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.