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Pengchong Anthony Zhang

PengchongAnthonyZhang
  • EDM096 Academic English and Study Skills (MA in English Language Education): Module convenor
  • EDM167 Second Language Teaching and Learning (MA in Education): Module convenor
  • EDM192 Student Enrichment Programme (MA in Education): Co-module convenor
  • EDM195 Research Approaches to Second Language Learning and Teaching: Module convenor
 
 

 

 

 

Areas of interest

Second/foreign language learning and teaching, including:

  • Second language vocabulary development
  • Listening comprehension in a second language
  • Second language learner strategies and their relationship with proficiency
  • Classroom based language learning and teaching

Postgraduate supervision

Masters, PhD and EdD Level Supervision offered: 

Teaching

  • EDM096 Academic English and Study Skills (MA in English Language Education)
  • EDM167 Second Language Teaching and Learning (MA in Education)
  • EDM192 Student Enrichment Programme (MA in Education)
  • EDM195 Research Approaches to Second Language Learning and Teaching (MA in Education)

Selected publications

Conference Presentations:

  • August 2021 (with S. Graham, L. Fisher, & J. Hofweber). Linguistic creativity in language learning: The role of text type and teaching approach. Paper presented at International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) 2020 World Congress, Groningen, the Netherlands.
  • June 2019 (with S. Graham). Learning vocabulary through listening: The role of linguistic proficiency and strategy use. Paper presented at 15th BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG Conference, University of Bath.
  • August 2017 Comparing different types of intentional EFL vocabulary instruction for Chinese high-school learners of English. Paper presented at EuroSLA 27, University of Reading.
  • July 2017 Comparing different types of intentional EFL vocabulary acquisition for Chinese high-school learners of English. BAAL Vocabulary SIG Annual Conference 2017

Publications