Promises and Perils of Educational Technology in Foreign Language Curriculum and Materials Development inMedia in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning, ed. by W. Chan et al., De Gruyter Mouton, p. 69-85, 2011.
Basis Chinesisch Sprechen(German translation by T. Kempa of myBasic SpokenChinese), Chinabooks, Zurich, 2017.
A Synchronic and Diachronic Study of the Southern Min Dialects of Penghu: A Progress Report inPerspectives on Chinese Language and Culture, ed. by Ik-sang Eom, Yea-Fen Chen, and Shih-Chang Hsin, Crane Publishing Co., Ltd., Taipei, p. 287-303, 2010.
M.A. Cornell University, Linguistics (1975)
Chinese as a Foreign/Second Language in the Study Abroad Context,ed. by C. Lee, C. Kubler, H. Liang, and V. Ling, Peking University Press, Beijing, 2008.
Grant from Taiwan Ministry of Education for Williams College Winter Studies Travel Course to Taiwan (2017, 2013, 2009, 2007)
Professor, International Summer School, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing (summers 2016-18)
Tuttle Language Grant Grand Prize (1999)
M.A. National Taiwan University, Chinese Literature (1978)
What Works: Helping Students Reach Native-like Second-Language Competence[with B. Leaver et al.], MSI Press, 2008.
Association for Asian Studies grant (1992)
Office Hours (when classes are in session):
Superior Honor Award, American Institute in Taiwan (1987)
Intermediate Spoken Chinese, Tuttle Publishing, 2013.
Conducting Teaching Observations in Chinese Language Study Abroad Programs, inChinese as a Foreign/Second Language in the Study Abroad Context, ed. by C. Lee, C. Kubler, H. Liang, and V. Ling, Peking University Press, p. 219-233, 2008.
Basis Chinesisch Schreiben: Űbungsbuch(German translation by T. Kempa ofBasic WrittenChinese Practice Essentialsby C. Kubler and J. Kubler), Chinabooks, Zurich, 2016.
Association for Asian Studies, Life Member
The Handwriting Is On the Wall, But Can We Read It? Training Superior-to-Distinguished-Level Learners in the Recognition of Cursive Handwriting,Journal for Distinguished Language Studies3, p. 27-40, 2005.
Genesis and mission of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center by Vivian Ling and Cornelius C. Kubler inThe Field of Chinese Language Education in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20thCentury, ed. by Vivian Ling, Routledge, London, p. 247-254, 2018.
Some Issues Related to Study Abroad in China in W. He, H. Wu, and C. Wang, eds.,International Research on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Nanjing, 2002.
Coordinator, The Language Training & Testing Center, National Taiwan University (1977-78)
Basic Written Chinese, Tuttle Publishing, 2012.
Allocation of Gender to English Loans in American German,Fu Jen Studies19, Fu Jen University, Taipei, 1986.
Europeanized Grammar in Ba Jins Novel Jia,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association20:1, 1985.
Dialect Hunting in the Pescadores,The Asia Mail, July 1979, Washington, D.C.
Developing course materials for technology-mediated Chinese language learning,Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, vol. 12, issue 1, ed. by Cynthia White and Yanqun Zheng, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, p. 47-55, 2018.
Chinese Grammar and Expression Check List,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association23:1, 1988.
Language Training Program Management
Introduction to Taiwanese/Southern Min Language and Culture
Basic Written Chinese Practice Essentials [with J. Kubler], Tuttle Publishing, 2012.
American Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins University Nanjing University Center for Chinese & American Studies, Nanjing, China (2014-16)
Listening Comprehension in Chinese: Performing Comic Dialogs, Far Eastern Publications, Yale University, 1995.
Basic Mandarin Chinese: Reading & Writing, Tuttle Publishing, Singapore, 2017.
Basic Spoken Chinese, Tuttle Publishing, 2011.
Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
Study Abroad as an Integral Part of the Chinese Language Curriculum,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association32:3, 1997.
Visiting Professor, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (winter 2013-14)
NFLC Guide for Basic Chinese Language Programs (2nd ed.) , ed. by C. Kubler, National Foreign Language Resource Center, The Ohio State University, 2006.
Professor of Chinese, Alliance for Language Learning and Educational Exchange (ALLEX) Chinese & Japanese Teacher Training Institute, Portland State University (summers 2011-13), Washington University in St. Louis (summers 2014-18)
Teaching Advanced Conversation and Comprehension ThroughXiangsheng,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association28:1, 1993.
Chinese Language Teachers Association, Life Member
Read Chinese Signs [with S. Chi], Cheng & Tsui Co., Boston, 1993.
Basis Chinesisch Schreiben(German translation by T. Kempa of myBasic WrittenChinese), Chinabooks, Zurich, 2016.
Department of State Outstanding Performance Award (1990, 1989, 1988)
A Study of Europeanized Grammar in Modern Written Chinese, Student Book Company, Taipei, 1985.
Asian Studies Open House (April 18, 7PM, Hollander 040)
Teaching Advanced-level Spoken Chinese Grammar and Vocabulary to Non-native Learners inChinese Language Pedagogy: Interaction and Mutual Complementation in China and Overseas),ed. by Cui Xiliang, The Commercial Press, Beijing, p. 169-184, 2007.
The Influence of Southern Min on the Mandarin of Taiwan,Anthropological Linguistics27:2, 1985.
Chinese as a Second Language Teaching and Research Society, Founding Member
: , ? How to Decide on Difficulty Levels in Chinese: Hard vs. Easy in (Linguistics and Chinese as a Second Language), ed. by W. Wu and S. Li, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, p. 41-51, 2009.
Training for High-level Language Skills,The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, March 1987.
Principal, American Institute in Taiwan Chinese Language & Area Studies School (1981-87)
Study abroad via direct enrollment: my experience at two universities in Taiwan inThe Field of ChineseLanguage Education in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20thCentury, by Vivian Ling, Routledge, London, p. 182-193, 2018.
Language Contact: Spoken, Written, European, Asian,Journal of Chinese StudiesSpecial Issue, Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, p. 115-134, 2013.
Developing Superior-to-Distinguished-level Learners Listening Comprehension of Dialects and Dialect-Influenced Non-standard Speech,Journal for Distinguished Language Studies1:1, p. 7-19, 2003.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 PM, or by appointment
Code-switching Between Taiwanese and Mandarin in Taiwan inThe Structure of Taiwanese: A Modern Synthesis, ed. by L. Cheng and H. Huang, The Crane Publishing Co., Taipei, 1988.
Chair, Dept. of Asian & African Languages, Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State (1988-91)
Ph.D. Cornell University, Linguistics (1981)
500 Common Chinese Idioms: An Annotated Frequency Dictionary [with L. Jiao and W. Zhang], Routledge, 2011.
A Speaker from Taipei[with G. Ho], Foris Publications, Dordrecht, 1984.
New Faculty in Academic Year 2018-2019
Mellon Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, National Foreign Language Center (1993)
Nelson Bushnell 20 Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Writing, Williams College (2012)
An Annotated Bibliography of Min Dialect Studies [with P. Ting, T. Ho, C. Lo, H. Yang],Bibliography Quarterlyvol. 11, no. 2 (September 1977), Taipei.
Linguistic Society of America, Life Member
Some Differences Between Taiwan Mandarin and Textbook Mandarin,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association14:3, 1979.
Fulbright Research-Lecturing Award to Taiwan (1996-97)
Chinese as a Second Language Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013)
Vocabulary and Notes to Ba JinsJia, Cornell University East Asian Studies Program, Ithaca, 1976.
The Foreign Service Institute (FSI), a valuable reference for academia inThe Field of Chinese LanguageEducation in the U.S.: A Retrospective of the 20thCentury, ed. by Vivian Ling, Routledge, London, p. 114-122, 2018.
Basic Mandarin Chinese: Speaking & Listening, Tuttle Publishing, Singapore, 2017.
Hopkins-Nanjing Center Book of Memories, ed. by He Chengzhou and Cornelius C. Kubler, Nanjing University Press, 2016.
Huayu (Mandarin) Enrichment Scholarship (HES) (March 10, 2018)
Visiting Professor, Graduate Institute of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, National Taiwan Normal University (Visiting Professor fall semester 2010, Fulbright Visiting Professor-Researcher, fall and spring semesters 1996-97)
Recommendations of the U.S. National Task Force on Basic Chinese,Chinesisch Unterricht13, 1997.
Some Suggestions for Learners and Teachers of English in Penghu inInnovative Pedagogy and EcologicalPerspective, ed. by Jinhuei Enya Dai, Xin Xuelin Chuban Gufen Youxian Gongsi, Taipei, p. 135-144, 2016.
The Five-minute Lecture,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association20:2, 1985.
Learning Chinese in China: Programs for Developing Superior- to Distinguished-Level Chinese-Language Proficiency in China and Taiwan inDeveloping Professional-Level Language Proficiency, ed. by B. Leaver and B. Shektman, Cambridge University Press, p. 96-118, 2002.
Basic Mandarin Chinese: Reading & Writing Practice Book[with J. Kubler], Tuttle Publishing, Singapore, 2017.
Chair, Dept. of Chinese, Williams College (1991-93)
Faculty World Fellowship, Williams College (2002-03)
Instructor, The Language Training & Testing Center, National Taiwan University (1976-77)
A New Perspective on the Chinese Writing System and Implications for Teaching Chinese in (Linguistics and Chinese as a Second Language: Curriculum Development andTesting), ed. by Jia Yimin, Li Chunpu, and Wu Weiping, Commercial Press, Hong Kong, p. 118-131, 2017.
Founding Chair, Dept. of Asian Studies, Williams College (1993-99, 2003-09)
Williams-in-China Teaching Fellowships (April 14)
Outstanding Alumnus, National Taiwan Normal University (2012)
Basis Chinesisch Sprechen: Űbungsbuch(German translation by T. Kempa ofBasic SpokenChinese Practice Essentialsby C. Kubler and Y. Wang), Chinabooks, Zurich, 2017.
Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.
Some Thoughts on the Relationship between Spoken Chinese and Written Chinese and Implications for Teaching Basic-Level Chinese to Non-Native Learners,Linguistics Study, Hubei University, 2001.
Basic Mandarin Chinese: Speaking & Listening Practice Book[with Y. Wang], Tuttle Publishing, Singapore, 2017.
Professor of Chinese, M.A. Program in Chinese, Middlebury College (summers 2007, 2008)
Chair, Asian Studies Program, Williams College (1992-93)
Intermediate Written Chinese, Tuttle Publishing, 2015.
Basic Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials [with Y. Wang], Tuttle Publishing, 2011.
A Framework for Basic Chinese Language Programs,Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association32:3, 1997.
The Development of Mandarin in Taiwan, Student Book Company, Taipei, 1985.
A Dialect Survey of the Penghu Islands,Journal of Chinese Linguistics14:2, 1986.
Intermediate Written Chinese Practice Essentials [with J. Kubler], Tuttle Publishing, 2015.
Scientific Linguist, Standard Chinese and Cantonese Sections, Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State (1980-81)
Intermediate Spoken Chinese Practice Essentials [with Y. Wang], Tuttle Publishing, 2013.
Visiting Professor of Linguistics, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong (spring semester 2011)
Language Training Supervisor, Japanese Section, Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State (1987-88)