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Faculty

Xiangyang Zhang Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
applied linguistics, educational linguistics, language and culture, and intercultural communication
Bio: 

Xiangyang Zhang

Associate Professor

Educational Background

MA, English Language and Literature, Nanjing Normal University (1999)
BA, English Language and Literature, Nanjing Normal University (1986)

 

Research Interests

Applied linguistics, intercultural communication, language and culture, translation

 

Journal Articles

  1. “Proverbs as a Mirror of Culture: American and Chinese Values Contrasted.”China Media Research, 2016; 12(2): 42-51
  2. “Language as a Reflection of Culture: On the Cultural Characteristics of Chinese and English Proverbs. ”Intercultural Communication Studies, 2016; 25 (3): 275-291
  3. “A Probe into Relative Clauses Introduced by Which,” The Knowledge of English, 2012, No.1, pp.42- 44
  4. “Syntactic Functions of English Non-finite Verbs: Comparison and Analysis with Examples from College Entrance English Examinations,” Foreign Language Teaching in Schools, 2011, No.11, pp.37- 42
  5. “Analysis of the Usage of Passives in College Entrance English Examinations,” Foreign Language Teaching in Schools, 2011, No.4, pp. 44-49
  6. “Reproducing Both Meaning and Style of the Source Text: An Exploration into Translation Teaching for Non-English Major Postgraduates: A Stylistic Perspective,” Journal of Jiangxi Normal University, 2010, No.1, pp. 129-135
  7. “A Brief Study on That-clause as Object,” English Teaching and Research in Schools, 2009, No.11, pp. 42-45
  8. “Reflections on Cultural Teaching in Foreign Language Education---Concurrently on intercultural communication competence and its cultivation,” Journal of Nanjing Radio and Television University, 2008, No.2, pp. 15-19
  9. “A Research into Pun from the Perspective of Pragmatics,” Journal of Language and Literature Studies, 2007, No.10, pp. 23-26
  10. “Intercultural Communication Studies in China: Retrospect and Reflections,” Foreign Languages and Their Teaching”, 2003, No.2, pp.54-56
  11. “Enhancing Intercultural Communication Competence of 21st-Century University Students: An Exploration into Cultural Teaching in Foreign Language Education,” Jiangsu Foreign Language Teaching and Research, 2002, No.1, pp. 56-60
  12. “On Context and Appropriateness in Language Communication,” Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Special Issue of Foreign languages and Literature for International Exchange), 2002, pp.97-102
  13. “A Multi-perspective Study on the Phenomenon of Linguistic Taboo,” Journal of PLA Foreign Languages University, 1999, No.4, pp. 39-42
  14. “A Discussion on Culturally-Loaded Words in English,” Media in Foreign Language Instruction, 1997, No.3, pp.46-48
  15. “ Sino-American Concepts of Values in Comparison,” Media in Foreign Language Instruction, 1997, No.4, pp. 48-49
  16. “Methods of Cultural Introduction in College English Teaching, Journal of Nanjing Normal University (Special Issue of Theory and Practice of Higher Education)”, 1996, No.1, pp.63-64
  17. “The Role and Function of Cultural Background Knowledge in the Teaching of English Listening Comprehension,” Media in Foreign Language Instruction,1995, No.2, pp.18-19

 

Books

  1. English Grammar: A Practical University Course (2nded.) (Nanjing: Southeast University Press, 2012)
  2. Reading and Translating for Postgraduates (Shanghai: Fudan University Press, 2009)
  3. Rapid Pass in CET-6 Vocabulary (Based on New Curriculum Requirements) (Nanjing: Southeast University Press, 2006)
  4. Rapid Pass in CET-4 Vocabulary (Based on New Curriculum Requirements) (Nanjing: Southeast University Press, 2005)
  5. Breakthrough in English Vocabulary for Postgraduate Entrance Examination (Based on New Syllabus) (Nanjing: Southeast University Press, 2004)
  6. Foreign Language Teaching in Intercultural Context (Xuzhou: China University of Mining & Technology, 2002)
  7. A New Dictionary of English Allusions (Wuhan: Hubei Education Press, ,2001)
  8. Problem Words in English (Wuhan: Hubei Education Press, 1997)

 

Honors and Awards

  1. Second Prize of Teaching Achievement Award of Jiangsu Higher Education (2009)
  2. First Prize of the University Outstanding Teaching Achievement Award (2008)
  3. Title of the University Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Backbone Teachers (2000-2004)
  4. Outstanding M.A. Thesis Award of Jiangsu presented by Jiangsu Education Department & Jiangsu Academic Degrees Committee (2001)
  5. First Prize of the University Outstanding Teaching Achievement Award (1998)

 

Contact

Email: xyzhang6651@163.com