Dr. Chen Yang

Chen Yang

Office:
451
Address: Rome Hall
Phone: 202-436-7830
Email:
cyang99@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Characteristics of Chinese language acquisition by non-native speakers; Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT); Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK); ACE Evaluation and Review of Chinese Studies programs and courses; and so forth.

Professorial Lecturer

Professor Yang is a senior Chinese language analyst with the United States Federal Government, where he provides critical translations and interpreting, testifies in Federal courts as an expert witness, and administers Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT). Professor Yang has been teaching Chinese language, literature, and business culture to international for three decades.

Education

Ph.D. George Mason University (1995)

Publications

  • Developing Your Reading Ability – An English Reading Course for College Students, China Economics Press, 2005
  • A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 6, China Economics Press, 2003
  • China Activity Guide, as an expert Consultant. Platypus Media, 2003
  • A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 4, China Economics Press, 2002
  • A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 6, China Economics Press, 2002
  • A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 4, China Economics Press, 2001.
  • Government Strategies to Promote Agricultural Productivity: A History and Comparison of Chinese Practices (Doctoral Dissertation). UMI Company, 1995. 

Classes Taught

CHIN3162 Chinese Culture Through Film

IAFF6504.13 Intermediate Proficiency Chinese