Liling Huang

Lecturer in Chinese

  • Title Lecturer in Chinese
  • Office 402C, 718 Commonwealth Ave
  • Education M.A., Applied Second Language Acquisition, Carnegie Mellon University
    B.A., English (Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language), Sun Yat-sen University

Spring 2019 Office Hours: Monday, 1:30-2:30 pm & Friday, 3:30-4:30pm

Liling Huang is a Chinese language teacher and a teacher trainer. She has taught Chinese language classes at all levels and developed content-based Chinese courses, online course, blended learning course and a Chinese pedagogy course. Before joining Boston University (BU), Liling Huang taught Chinese at University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and Sun Yat-sen University. Currently, she serves as the 1st year Chinese Course Coordinator in the Chinese program. She obtains Full Certification to conduct Chinese OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) certified by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).

Liling Huang specializes in instructional pragmatics, second language acquisition, technology-enhanced language learning, and curriculum design. She had given International conference presentations, conducted nation-wide teacher training workshop as well as publishing articles and book chapters in these fields.

Liling Huang has extensive experience on technology enhanced curriculum and material design. She co-developed the first Chinese language online course at BU, which won the national level Blackboard Exemplary Course Award. She was selected as the First Prize winner of 2017 Cengage Learning Award by the national Chinese pedagogy organization “Chinese Language Teachers Association” for her project “Self-paced Online Course of Chinese Pragmatics for CSL Learners”. She developed a textbook for L2 Chinese learning software and drafted L2 Chinese learning materials for a key project of cultural export supported by the Chinese government. She currently hosts three YouTube Educational Channels: Happy Chinese, Authentic Chinese and Practical Chinese.

She is the recipient of several digital research grants including the Blended Learning Challenge Fellowship at the Associate Provost of Digital Learning & Innovation, Course Redesign Grant at the Geddes Language Center, Course Development Grant at BU Summer School.

Courses taught at School of Arts and Sciences:

  • LC111OL   First Semester Chinese Online
  • LC111  First Semester Chinese
  • LC 112 Second Semester Chinese
  • LC 123 First Year Chinese
  • LC 211 Third Semester Chinese
  • LC 311 Third Year Chinese 1
  • LC 313 Topic: Chinese through Intercultural Communication
  • LC 420 Topics in Chinese Media: Digital Chinese
  • LC511  Methods of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Course taught at School of Hospitality Administration

HF 282 Culture and Communication Travel Series: Hospitality in China


Liling Huang’s CV

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