Chinese Program Academic Events

ACTION@GWU Advancing Chinese Teaching: Innovations, Outcomes, and New Directions (July 30, 2022)

This is GW's symposium and workshop series on L2 Chinese pedagogy and acquisition research. The theme for 2022 is "Hanzi Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age." Click here for more information on this conference.

Chinese Pedagogy Workshop (February 4, 2022)

This is a workshop on language teaching methods, including three presentations relevant to language professionals in K-16 classrooms. For details, please download the flyer here.

CASLAR-6 (July 30 – August 1, 2021)

The Chinese Program successfully organized the 6th International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research. Two of our faculty members, Phyllis Zhang and Matt Coss, presented their workshops, which were very well received by participants. The recordings of these two workshops are available here, which Chinese language researchers and professionals may find useful.

Theory and Practice of Extensive Reading (Workshop by Matt Coss)


A Lexical-Thematic Modular Approach (Workshop by Phyllis Zhang)


Chinese Teaching Methods Workshop (May 3, 2019)

This is a one-day workshop for language teachers in the Washington, DC area. For more details, please visit this page.

Chinese Linguistics Workshop (March 14, 2014)

This is a one-day workshop that brings together researchers on Chinese linguistics in the Washington, DC area. For more details, please visit this page.