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Modern Languages & Literatures

Lu Chan

Chan Lü

Assistant Professor of Chinese

Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University

Office: University Hall 3942

Phone: 310.338.5359

Email: chan.lu@lmu.edu

Research Interests:

Second language reading skill acquisition; Biliteracy acquisition; Chinese language teacher education

Selected Publications:

Lü, C. (Forthcoming). Chinese Heritage Language Schools in the United States. In X.L. Curdt-Christiansen, X. and A. Hancock, A. (Eds). Learning Chinese in Diasporic Communities: Many Pathways to Becoming Chinese. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Koda, K., Lü, C., & Zhang, D. (2014). Cross-Linguistic Transfer in Biliteacy Development in Chinese and English. In X. Chen, Q. Wang, and Y. Luo (Eds). Reading Development in Monolingual and Bilingual Chinese Children (pp. 141-170). Springer Netherlands.

Lü, C. (2011). Lexical proficiency and quality of compositions: The case of school age Chinese heritage language (CHL) learners. Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association, 46, 61-84.

Lü, C. & Koda, K. (2011). Impact of Home Language and Literacy Support on English-Chinese Biliteracy Acquisition among Chinese Heritage Language Learners. Heritage Language Journal, 8, 44-80.

Lü, C. (2010). The effects of word-knowledge depth, part of speech, and proficiency level on word association among learners of Chinese as a second language. In M. E. Everson & H. H. Shen (Eds.), Chinese Language Teachers Association Monograph Series: Vol. 4:  Research among learners of Chinese as a foreign language (pp. 67–92). Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, National Foreign Language Resource Center.

Koda, K, Lü, C., & Zhang Y. (2008). Effects of print input on morphological awareness among Chinese heritage language learners. In He, W. A. & Xiao, Y. (Eds.), Chinese as a Heritage Language: Fostering Rooted Citizenry (pp.125 - 135). Honolulu: National Foreign Language Resource Center/University of Hawaii Press.

Selected Grants/Awards:

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, Junior Scholar Grant (2012-2013). Principal Investigator.

 

Language Learning Dissertation Grant (2009).

 

For more information:

https://sites.google.com/site/chanlu2014/