Dr Fan Jinghua

Lecturer

Tel : (65) 6467 5667 #212
Fax : (65) 6467 1278

Email : jinghua.fan@sccl.sg

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Educational Background

PhD
National University of Singapore

MA
National University of Singapore

Postgraduate Diploma
National Institute of Education,
Nanyang Technological University 

BA
Beijing Normal University

Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment
Singapore Workforce Development Agency

Teaching and Research Experience

Lecturer
Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
2013 

Teaching Fellow
Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
2010 - 2012

Teaching Assistant
Dept. of English, NUS
2005 - 2007

Research Scholar
Lilly Library, Indiana University at Bloomington, USA
2003

Associate Professor
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literature, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
1999 - 2000

Lecturer
Southeast University, Nanjing, China
1993 - 1998

Teacher
Southeast University, Nanjing, China
1987 - 1992

Courses Conducted

  • Theory, Methodology and Strategies of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
  • Chinese Oral Proficiency Assessment and Targeted Teaching
  • Children’s Literature: Theory, Appreciation and Teaching
  • Theory and Designing of Interactive Pedagogical Tasks
  • Contemporary Poetry: Reading, Teaching and Writing
  • L2 Acquisition and Children’s Spoken Chinese Teaching

Research Interests

  • Teaching of Chinese as a Second Language: Theory and Practice
  • Spoken Language Applied Linguistics
  • Picture Books
  • Second Language Literature and Culture
  • Children's Literature
  • Modern and Contemporary Poetry in Chinese
  • Translation: Theory, Practice and Teaching
  • Modern Chinese and English Literature and Literary Theory

Selected Publications

  1. Fan, J. H. (Ed.). (2018) ) Innovations in Chinese Teaching Practice in the Transformed Teaching Environment. Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.

  1. Fan J.H. (2018) Oral Interaction: Concept, Competence and Assessment. In Kay Cheng Soh (ed.), Teaching Chinese Language in Singapore: Efforts and Possibilities (83-97). Singapore: Springer. (ISBN: 978-981-10-8859-9)
  2. Sun X.X.,Fan J.H., Chin,C.K. (2017) Developing a Speaking Diagnostic Tool for Teachers to Diffirentiate Instruction for Young Learners of Chinese. In Dongbo Zhang, Chin-Hsi Lin (Eds.), Chinese as a Second Language Assessment (249-270). Singapore: Springer. (ISBN: 978-981-10-4087-0)

  1. Fan J.H. (2016) Oral Interaction Competence and Its Description and Assessment. Chinese Language Teaching in Singapore, 2016 (61), 7-11. (ISBN: 1793-5520)
  2. Fan, J.H. (2015) The Interface between Language Proficiency Descriptors and Chinese Language Assessment: Taking Singapore Primary 1 Chinese Oral Proficiency Diagnostic Rubrics as an Example. TCSOL Studies (Quarterly), 2015 (1), pp. 47-56.
  3. Fan, J.H. (2010) On Al Purdy’s Poetic Techniques. Chinese Poetry, 10 (2), pp. 173-177.
  4. Fan, J.H. (2009) When Silence Becomes a Form of the Loudest Speech: On Janos Pilinszky’s Poetry. Chinese Poetry, 6 (2), pp. 167-173.

  1. Fan, J.H. (2018, June) Chinese Character Teaching in the Age of Screen Reading. Paper presented at The International Conference of Language Teaching and Linguistic Studies 2018 (ICLTLS 2018), Anhui, China.
  2. Fan, J.H. (2017, June) L1 Text in a Bilingual Educational System: Language-Intensive or Literariness-Focused?. Paper presented at The 11th Conference of the International Association for Research in L1 Education, Tallinn, Estonia.
  3. Fan, J.H., Chow, F.Y. & Tan, Y.N. (2016, November) A Platform for Oral Proficiency Diagnosis and Targeted Teaching. Paper presented at The International Conference ICT for Language Learning (Edition 9), Florence, Italy: Pixel International Education and Training Institution.
  4. Fan, J.H., & Chow, F.Y. (2016, August) Improving 2nd Language Composition Performance through Formulaic Language. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR-4), Shanghai, China: East China Normal University.
  5. Fan, J.H. (2015, November) Pictorial-Verbal Co-Construction in Picture Books and Children's Language Learning. Paper presented at China-Australia Bilingualism Symposium, Guangzhou, China.
  6. Fan, J.H. (2015, November) Idioms, Culture and the Teaching of Chinese as 2nd Language. Paper presented at The 2nd International Symposium on the Teaching of Chinese Language and Culture, China: Jinan University.
  7. Fan, J.H. (2015, September) Structured Input as an Approach to Enhance Interactive Competence. Paper presented at The 19th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Germany.
    Link: http://cemeas.de/fach2015/
  8. Fan, J.H. (2015, September) Communication, Language Interaction and Interactive Competency in Classroom Context. Paper presented at The 4th International Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language, Singapore.
  9. Chow, F.Y., & Fan, J.H. (2014, December) Structured Input in Targeted Teaching of Lower Primary Chinese Oracy. Paper presented at 2014 ATCSL Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.
  10. Fan, J.H. (2014, November) Integrated Platform for Language Proficiency Diagnosis and Targeted Teaching. Paper presented at 2014 International Symposium On CALL, ChinaCall, Beijing, China: Beijing Jiaotong University.
  11. Fan, J.H. (2014, October) On the Knowledgization of Culture in Chinese Language Teaching. Paper presented at Language and Culture in the Horizon of Chinese International and Cross-Cultural Communications, Shanghai, China: Tongji University.
  12. Fan, J.H. (2014, July) Toward Performance-Based Interactive Proficiency Assessment. Paper presented at The First International Symposium on Chinese Intercultural Communication, Shanghai, China: Shanghai Fudan University.
  13. Fan, J.H. (2014, July) Cognitive Adjustment of L1 Teacher in Chinese as a Second Language Teaching. Paper presented at 2014 International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language (ICCSL11), Yinchuan, China: Ningxia University.
  14. Fan, J.H. (2013, November) Diagnostic Description of Language Proficiency and Interventive Teaching. Paper presented at The International Symposium on Chinese Language Education, College of Chinese Language and Culture, Guangzhou, China: Jinan University.
  15. Fan, J.H., & Chow, F.Y. (2013, September) The Description and Diagnosis of Language Proficiency and the Strategies of Targeted Teaching. Paper presented at The 3rd International Conference on Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language, Singapore: Singapore Centre for Chinese Language
  16. Fan, J.H., & Liu, Z.J. (2013, May) The Story Grammar Revealed by Lower Primary Bilingual Students. Paper presented at Multiple Disciplinary Conference of International Journal of Arts & Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic: Anglo-American University.
  17. Sun, X.X. & Fan, J.H. (2012, December) Oral Fluency and Formulaic Teaching. Paper presented at Suzhou, China: Soochow University.
  18. Fan, J.H. (2012, November) Cultural Continuity, Cultural Capsule and Cross-Cultural Communication -- Exemplified by Chinese Language and Culture (CL) Education in Singapore. Paper presented at The 1st Conference on Research and Application of Intercultural Communication, Wuhan, China: Zhongnan University of Economics & Law.
  19. Fan, J.H., & Li, M. (2012, November) Cross-Cultural Communication and Comparative Literature in the Age of Visual(ized) Culture. Paper presented at The 1st Conference on Research and Application of Intercultural Communication, Wuhan, China: Zhongnan University of Economics & Law.
  20. Fan, J.H., & Tan, C.L. (2012, May) Translative Understanding: An Example of Jakobsonian Approach to Language Learners’ Translation. Paper presented at The 2nd Northeast Asia International Symposium on Language, Literature and Translation (NALLTS), Changchun, China: Northeast Normal University.
  21. Fan, J.H., Zhang, H.M., & Chen, S.C. (2012, May) Mental Space and Contextual Omission between Interlocutors in Conversations. Paper presented at The 14th China’s International Conference of Contemporary Linguistics, Xi’an, China: Xi’an International Studies University.
  22. Fan, J.H., & Sun, X.X. (2012, April) Diagnostic Assessment of Second Language Oral Proficiency. Paper presented at The 5th Foreign Language Teaching Methodology Symposium, Chongqing, China: Sichuan International Studies Universities.

  1. Fan Jinghua (2018, May). A Talk on the Structuring of Emotion in Lyrical Poetry. Public Lecture Series at The Arts House, Singapore.
  2. Fan Jinghua (2017, September). Language-Embodied Aesthetic Transformation in Contemporary Poetry in China. Keynote Address, Annual Conference of Literature in Southeast Asian Nations, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  3. Fan Jinghua (2017, May). Me-Full and Me-Less Writing. Public Lecture Series at The Arts House, Singapore.
  4. Fan, J.H. (2015, May). How to Approach Poetic Text through Language: Exemplified with Cao Mo’s “If You Were a Lotus Flower in the Next Life.”. Keynote Address, Forum for Junior College Chinese Literature Course, Singapore.
  5. Fan, J.H. (2013, August). The Idea and Practice of ‘Teach Less, Learn More’ and Singaporean Experience. Keynote Address, Chinese MOE’s 12th Five-Year Plan for National Education Project, Guizhou.
  6. Fan, J.H. (2013, April). The Difficulty of Linguistic Forms in Chinese as a Second Language. Keynote Address, The 3rd International Conference of Linguistic Theory and Teaching Research, Suzhou.

  1. Fan, J.H., Chow, F. Y. & Tan, Y.N. (2018) Targeted Teaching Toolkit for Primary 1 Oral Chinese: NTU-SCCL Press
  2. Sun, X, Fan J.H., & Chow, F.Y. (2016) Improving Chinese Speech Fluency Through Formulaic Language Teaching. Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.
  3. Hsieh, Y.F., & Fan, J.H. (2012) Theories and Principles of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. Singapore: SIM University.

  1. Li, M; Fan, J.H. ed. (2017) Phoenibird Chinese Graded Picturebook Series (8 vol.). Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press.
  2. Fan, J.H. (2016) Children's Literature for Early Childhood (Study Guide). Singapore: UniSIM, Singapore Centre for Chinese Language.

  1. Fan, J. H. (2017) Thinking Too Much Changes You. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press. (ISBN: 978-7-5619-5-95-1)
  2. Fan J.H. (2017) The Power to Be Oneself. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press. (ISBN: 978-7-5619-5088-3)
  3. Li. M; Fan J.H. (2017) A Tooth Comes Loose. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press. (ISBN: 978-7-5619-5093-7)
  4. Li. M; Fan J.H. (2017) Dr. Shoes. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press
  5. Liu, X.Y; Fan, J.H. tr. (2016) Collected Poems of Louise Glück. Shanghai: Shanghai Renmin Publishing Company
  6. Fan, J.H. tr. (2014) The Mode of Information: Poststructuralism and Social Context. by Mark Poster. Beijing: The Commercial Press.
  7. Fan, J.H. (2009) Faltering Words (Poetry Collection). Los Angeles, USA: Dickinson Publishing Co.
  8. Fan, J.H. tr.(2005) The Second Media Age. by Mark Poster. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press.