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Research Interests for Yan Liu

Research Interests:

Dr. Yan Liu's primary research interests include second language reading, biliteracy development, and teaching / learning Chinese as a second language / a foreign language / a heritage language

Current projects:
Reading instruction and assessment for college foreign language content courses
Areas of Interest:

Second Language Acquisition
Second Language Reading
Biliteracy Development
Heritage Language Acquisition
Foreign Language Instruction and Assessment
Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language or a Second Language

Recent Publications
  1. Reisinger, D; Valnes Quammen, S; Liu, Y; Virguez, E, Sustainability across the Curriculum: A Multilingual and Intercultural Approach, in Education for Sustainable Development in Foreign Language Learning: Content-Based Instruction in College-Level Curricula, edited by Fuente, MDL (November, 2021), Routledge [doi]
  2. Liu, Y, Assessing Chinese in the United States: An overview of major tests., in Assessing Chinese as a Second Language., edited by Zhang, D; Lin, C-H (January, 2017), pp. 43-65 [doi[abs]
  3. Kuo, L-J; Kim, T-J; Yang, X; Li, H; Liu, Y; Wang, H; Hyun Park, J; Li, Y, Acquisition of Chinese characters: the effects of character properties and individual differences among second language learners., Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 6 (January, 2015), pp. 986 [doi[abs]
  4. Taguchi, N; Li, S; Liu, Y, Comprehension of conversational implicature in L2 Chinese, Pragmatics and Cognition, vol. 21 no. 1 (November, 2013), pp. 139-157, ISSN 1569-9943

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