Shinian Wu

Professor
Department of English

Linguistics

213 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-3690
wus@gvsu.edu

Shinian Wu

Courses
ENG 261 The Study of Modern English
ENG 363 Applied Linguistics
ENG 366 Grammar and Usage
ENG 660 Principles of Educational Linguistics
ENG 664 Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching
ENG 665 Second Language Acquisition

Research Interests
General linguistic theory; second language acquisition; pragmatics, and language assessment and evaluation

Recent Publications
Wu, S. & VanderBroek, L. (2008). The role of English and indigenous languages in teacher education in the Ghanaian context. In Dogancay-Aktuna, S. & Hartman, J. (Eds.), Global English teacher education (p. 41-57). Washington, DC: TESOL.

Wu, S. (2005). Interlanguage pragmatic quandary in teaching intercultural communication". Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching.

Wu, S. Editor (2003) A New Century Chinese-English Dictionary. Foreign Language Research Press.

Wu, S. & Na. G. (2000). Linguistics and SLA: How theory matters. Linguistics and language teaching. Beijing: Science Press.

Wu, S. (1999). What do these charts and graphs tell us? In R. Larimer & L. Schleicher (Eds.), New ways in using authentic models in the classroom. Washington DC: TESOL Inc.

Education
B.A., Xi'an Institute of Foreign Languages
M.A., Ph.D, Northern Arizona University