Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Pedagogy and Second Language Acquisition
Ph.D. University of Florida
- Interactional features of Mandarin Chinese speakers in natural conversation
- Speech behavior and pragmatic perception
- Teaching Chinese as a foreign language
Zhu, W. 2017. How do Chinese Speakers of English Manage Rapport in Extended Concurrent Speech? Multilingua 36 (2), 181-204.
Zhu, W. 2017. Perceptions of Extended Concurrent Speech in Mandarin. Pragmatics 27 (1), 144-170.
Zhu, W. 2016. Extended Concurrent Speech and Guānxì Management in Mandarin. Text & Talk 36 (5), 637-660.
Boxer, D. & Zhu, W. 2016. Discourse and Second Language Learning. In S. Wortham et al. (Eds.), Discourse and Education, Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 1-13. New York: Springer.
Zhu, W. 2014. Rapport Management in Strong Disagreement: An Investigation of a Community of Chinese Speakers of English. Text & Talk 34 (5), 641-664.
Zhu, W. 2014. Managing Relationships in Everyday Practice: The Case of Strong Disagreement in Mandarin. Journal of Pragmatics 64, 85-101.
Zhu, W. & Boxer, D. 2013. Strong Disagreement in Mandarin and ELFP: Aggressive or Politic? Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict 1 (2), 194-224.
Zhu, W. & Boxer, D. 2012. Disagreement and Sociolinguistic Variables: English as a Lingua Franca of Practice in China. In J. César Félix-Brasdefer & Dale Koike (Eds.), Pragmatic Variation in First and Second Language Contexts: Methodological Issues (pp. 113-140). Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Second Year Chinese; Heritage Chinese; Chinese Conversation; Business Chinese; Chinese Linguistics; Chinese Pedagogy