Lecturer of Chinese Studies
I enjoy teaching and interacting with students from diverse backgrounds. My research interest includes game-based learning, second language pragmatics, task-based language teaching, and Chinese as a foreign language.
Areas of Interest
- Game-based learning
- Second language pragmatics
- Task-based language teaching
- Chinese as a foreign language.
- 82131 Elementary Chinese I
- 82132 Elementary Chinese II
- 82135 Elementary Chinese for Heritage Students
- 82331 Advanced Chinese I: A Changing China
- 82333 Chinese Language and Culture
Tang, X. & Taguchi, N. (Forthcoming)."Digital game-based learning for L2 Chinese formulaic expressions." The Modern Language Journal, 105(3), XXX-XXX.
Tang, X., Taguchi, N., & Li, S. (2021). "Social contact and speech act strategies in a Chinese study abroad context." Study Abroad Research in Second Language Acquisition and International Education, 6(1), 3-31.
Tang, X. (2020). "Task-based interactional sequences in different modalities: Computer-mediated written chat vs. face-to-face oral chat." Applied Pragmatics, 2(2), 173-197.
Tang, X. & Taguchi, N. (2020). "Designing and using a scenario-based digital game to teach Chinese formulaic expressions." CALICO Journal, 37(1), 1-22.
Tang, X. (2019). "The effects of task modality on L2 Chinese learners’ pragmatic development: Computer-mediated written chat vs. face-to-face oral chat." System, 80, 48-59.