Yuan Zhang

Full Time Lecturer

English & Communication

508-999-8274

yzhang10@umassd.edu

Liberal Arts 216


Education

2013Illinois State UniversityPhD in English Studies-Linguistics
2006Shanxi UniversityMA in Linguistics
2003Shanxi UniversityBA in English and Law

Teaching

  • First-year English

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

This course develops rhetorical awareness and effectiveness, as well as fluency in standard English, through focus on essential features common to any writing situation (purpose, audience needs, content, organization, style and correctness) at the level of the paragraph and basic essay. Requires one hour per week in the Writing/Reading center in addition to three class hours. Preparation for ENL 101.

This course develops rhetorical awareness and effectiveness, as well as fluency in standard English, through focus on essential features common to any writing situation (purpose, audience needs, content, organization, style and correctness) at the level of the paragraph and basic essay. Requires one hour per week in the Writing/Reading center in addition to three class hours. Preparation for ENL 101.

This course develops rhetorical awareness and effectiveness, as well as fluency in standard English, through focus on essential features common to any writing situation (purpose, audience needs, content, organization, style and correctness) at the level of the paragraph and basic essay. Requires one hour per week in the Writing/Reading center in addition to three class hours. Preparation for ENL 101.

This course develops rhetorical awareness and effectiveness, as well as fluency in standard English, through focus on essential features common to any writing situation (purpose, audience needs, content, organization, style and correctness) at the level of the paragraph and basic essay. Requires one hour per week in the Writing/Reading center in addition to three class hours. Preparation for ENL 101.

Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.

Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.

Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.

Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.

Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.

Argument-focused course that introduces students to scholarly reading and writing strategies. Students practice widely-applicable methods of reading, writing, and revising arguments. Students read college-level arguments from diverse popular, public, and academic genres in order to develop their academic skills of analyzing single arguments, synthesizing multiple perspectives, and composing informed responses to an ongoing conversation.

Research

Research Interests

  • Politeness Studies
  • Intercultural Communication
  • L2 Pragmatics
  • ESL Writing

Select publications

Zhang, Yuan (2019).
International Teaching Assistants’ Identity as Instructors and Rapport with American Students.
Journal of Politeness Research: Language, Behavior, Culture, 15, 1-27.

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