Chen Yang

Title:
Professor
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Characteristics of Chinese language acquisition by non-native speakers; Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT); Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK); ACE Evaluation and Review of Chinese Studies programs and courses; Chinese government, and U.S.-China relations.

Professor Yang is a senior Chinese analyst with the United States Federal Government, where he writes critical intelligence reports, provides high-quality translations and interpreting, testifies in Federal courts as an expert witness, and administers Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT). A senior academic evaluator & reviewer with American Council on Education (ACE) since 1996, Professor Yang has been teaching Chinese language, literature, Chinese culture, and Chinese business culture to internationals for three decades.

 

Current Research

Chinese Culture Through Film, Chinese Intermediate-High Proficiency, SPT, HSK, and U.S.-China relations.

Education

Ph.D. George Mason University (1995)

Publications

Developing Your Reading Ability – An English Reading Course for College Students, China Economics Press, 2005

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 6, China Economics Press, 2003

China Activity Guide, as an expert Consultant. Platypus Media, 2003

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 4, China Economics Press, 2002

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 6, China Economics Press, 2002

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 4, China Economics Press, 2001.

Government Strategies to Promote Agricultural Productivity: A History and Comparison of Chinese Practices (Doctoral Dissertation). UMI Company, 1995.

Numerous articles on Chinese government and U.S.-China relations.

 

Classes Taught

CHIN3162 Chinese Culture Through Film IAFF6504.13 Intermediate Proficiency Chinese