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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 2009 2018

  • 88 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 8 Paper
  • 7 Article
  • 5 Chapter
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

speaking
Learning
Reading
Teaching
learning to read
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hong Kong
speaking
Reading
Language
Learning

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 conferencePaper

learning to read
Hong Kong
national minority
vocabulary
speaking
3 Citations (Scopus)
speaking
Group
vocabulary
school grade
regression

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. London: British Council, p. 137-158

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter