• 113 Citations
  • 5 h-Index

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Chinese Name : 周彥玲

Variants : Zhou, Y.

Dr Yanling Zhou is a developmental psychologist and qualified primary and secondary school teacher. She worked as a language teacher and teacher trainer at primary and secondary schools for over ten years before her reserach career. Her research interests lie in the field of developmental psychology, with an emphasis on the language and literacy development of Chinese and English as both L1 and L2 in typical children and children with learning difficulties at early education settings. Taking special account of factors including underlying mechanisms of literacy acquisition and parental influence, as well as teaching pedagogies of language education.

Research interests

  • Reading acquisition and development
  • Language acquisition and development
  • Chinese and English as a second language

Professional information

Scopus ID : 46062574600

ORCID : 0000-0002-3966-4424

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Research Outputs

  • 113 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 8 Papers
  • 7 Articles
  • 5 Chapters

Becoming literate in Chinese: A comparison of native-speaking and non-native-speaking children

WANG, Y., MCBRIDE, C., ZHOU, Y., JOSHI, R. M. & FARVER, J. A. M., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Research in Reading. 41, 3, p. 511-524

Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Chinese and English reading-related skills in L1 and L2 Chinese-speaking children in Hong Kong

    ZHOU, Y., MCBRIDE, C., LEUNG, J. S. M., WANG, Y., JOSHI, M. & FARVER, J., 2018, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 33, 3, p. 300-312

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticles

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Learning to read Chinese in very young L2 Chinese learners in Hong Kong

    ZHOU, Y., MCBRIDE, C. & CHUNG, K. K. H., Oct 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePapers

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    English as a foreign language (EFL) and English medium instruction (EMI) for three- to seven-year-old children in East Asian contexts

    ZHOU, Y. & NG, M. L., 2016, Early childhood education in English for speakers of other languages. MURPHY, V. A. & EVANGELOU, M. (eds.). London: British Council, p. 137-158

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