To Prospective Graduate Applicants

The area in which I supervise PhD students is Applied Linguistics (in the Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures). Application info can be found at World Languages and Applied Linguistics Concentration.
 

Teaching Experiences

For the past nine years, Danjie Su has taught Chinese language courses and content courses in Chinese linguistics, literature, and culture in both the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA and the School of Chinese as a Second Language at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), China. The courses included all levels of Chinese language courses and content courses in Chinese linguistics, literature, and culture, such as Elementary Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, Advanced Chinese through Film, Topics in Chinese Language and Culture, Introduction to Chinese Linguistics, Methods in Asian Linguistics, and Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature. She coordinated the L2 Chinese Writing Program at SYSU. She advised three bachelor theses in second language acquisition at SYSU, two of which received Best Bachelor’s Thesis honors. She also participated in language pedagogical training of over two dozen graduate students in their Chinese teaching practicums at SYSU and UCLA. She received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA in 2017.
 
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For the past decade, Danjie Su has taught all levels of Chinese language as well as content courses in Chinese linguistics, culture, & literature and Asian linguistics in the Asian Languages and Cultures Department at UCLA, the School of Chinese as a Second Language at Sun Yat-sen University, China. The content courses included Topics in Chinese Language and CultureIntroduction to Chinese LinguisticsIntroduction to Chinese CultureMethods in Asian Linguistics, and Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature. At the University of Arkansas, she is currently teaching Elementary Chinese and Culture and Society in China. She coordinated the L2 Chinese Writing Program at SYSU, overseeing a program of eighteen writing courses that covered all levels of Chinese. She also has language pedagogical training experience for graduate students. She received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the Asian Languages and Cultures Department at UCLA in 2017. 
 

Courses

At University of Arkansas, since 2017 
Fall 2018:
CHIN 1003 Elementary Chinese I

CHIN 3103 Chinese Culture through Film

Spring 2018:
CHIN 1013 Elementary Chinese II
CHIN 4313 Culture and Society in China

Fall 2017:
CHIN 1003 Elementary Chinese I
CHIN 3103 Chinese Culture and Film

At UCLA, 2012-2017:
Elementary Chinese
Intermediate Chinese
Topics in Chinese Language and Culture
Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
Methods in Asian Linguistics

At Sun Yat-sen University (School of Chinese as a Second Language), 2007-2011:
Elementary Chinese Speaking
Intermediate Chinese Listening 
Intermediate Chinese Reading
Advanced Chinese Listening 
Advanced Chinese Writing
Advanced Chinese through Film
Introduction to Chinese Culture
Learn Chinese through Songs
Chinese Music for Language Learners
Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature

 

Links for my language students

Online Chinese Teaching and Learning Resources