Senior Lecturer in Chinese, Associate Director of the Chinese Language Program
Office: 615 Kent Hall
Office Hours: MTWR 11:00-11:30, 12:45-1:30
PhD: Cognitive Studies in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
MA: Applied Linguistics, Beijing Language and Culture University
BA: Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Beijing Language and Culture University
CHNS UN3003 Third Year Chinese I
CHNS UN3004 Third Year Chinese II
CHNS GU4012 Business Chinese I
CHNS GU4013 Business Chinese II
CHNS GU4112 Advanced Business Chinese I
CHNS GU4113 Advanced Business Chinese II
Goals Theory and Motivation
Instructional Technology and Multimedia
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
Teaching Chinese for Special Purposes
Dr. Zhongqi Shi has been at Columbia University teaching Chinese language and culture for more than 15 years. He has developed and taught Chinese language courses of all levels and specializes in Chinese for Business Purposes. He authored several textbooks that are widely used in the US and China. Dr. Shi is a frequent presenter at national and international professional conferences. Currently he serves on the Board of Chinese Languages Teachers Association (CLTA-USA), and has been elected as the Vice President of the largest Chinese teachers association in the United States. He also directed Columbia’s Business Chinese and Internship program in Shanghai from 2008-2016.
Needs Analysis in Teaching Chinese for Special Purposes: From Theory to Practice (专用汉语教学需求分析：从理论到实践), ChineseLa
1997-2017 Business Chinese Teaching and Research Overview. International Chinese Language Education), 4(4), 6-19. 2019.
Student-teacher goal alignment: Conceptualizing, measuring, and determining its effect on interaction and motivation, In X. H. Wen, & X. Jiang (Eds.), Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language” (CLTA Monograph V), 2018.
The importance of students and teachers having congruent goals for Chinese language learning, Studies in Chinese Learning and Teaching, 2016.
Pragmatic development in a study-abroad setting: A comparison between heritage and non-heritage Chinese learners. Global Chinese Language and Culture Education, 2014.
Word selection ratio and core wordlist for Business Chinese textbooks, Applied Linguistics, 2012.
Winning Strategies (V1): Learning Business Chinese through Real Companies《商务中文案例教程－策略卷》 (China Translation & Publishing Corporation; Editor-in-chief/Lead author)
Winning Strategies (V2): Cross-cultural Cases. 《商务中文案例教程－文化卷》 (China Translation & Publishing Corporation; Editor-in-chief/co-author)
Winning Strategies (V3): Real Talks in Business settings. 《商务中文案例教程－对话卷》 (China Translation & Publishing Corporation, in press; Editor-in-chief/co-author)
Understanding China – for Advanced Readers. 《理解中国－高级汉语教程》 (Peking University Press; Lead author)
Excellence in Business Chinese – Practical Application. 《卓越汉语－公司实战》 (Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press; Editor-in-chief /Lead author)
Business Chinese Vocabulary Handbook (Intermediate level). 《商务汉语词汇手册－中级》. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press. Manuscript under review.