Jing Zhou

Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Literatures
With Pomona Since: 2018
  • Expertise

    Expertise

    Jing Zhou is a language teacher and researcher who is passionate about language teaching. Her research focus on how to enhance L2 learners’ motivation, reduce their classroom anxiety, and improve different aspects of their language proficiency, including but not limited to Chinese character recognition, vocabulary knowledge, syntactic awareness, morphological awareness and reading fluency.  Jing Zhou’s specialization includes second language teaching, second language reading, extensive reading, research methodology, and teaching Chinese and English as foreign languages.

    Jing Zhou serves as the review editor for the peer-reviewed journal Reading in a Foreign Language.

  • Work

    Work

    Articles

    Zhou, J. (2021). The Contribution of morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge to Chinese as a second language reading comprehension: A path analysis. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. (SSCI)

    Zhou, J., & Day, R. R. (2021). Online extensive reading in EAP courses. Reading in a Foreign Language, 33(1), 103-125. (ESCI)

    Zhou, J., & Day, R. R. (2020). The Incidental Learning of L2 Chinese Vocabulary through Reading. Reading in a Foreign Language, 32(2), 169-193. (ESCI)

    Zhou, J. (2017). Reading anxiety in learners of Chinese as a foreign language. Reading in a Foreign Language. 29 (1), 155-173. (ESCI)

    Zhou, J. (2017). The grammaticalization of the preposition Gen in Chinese. Proceedings of 20th LLL graduate student conference. Hawaii: University of Hawaii at Manoa.

    Zhou, J. (2012) An Analysis of Logical Errors Made by Students in English—Chinese Discourse Translation. The Silk Road, 2, 96-98.

    Jiang, Q. X, Jin, P, & Zhou, J. (2009) The Intertextual Relations Between Literary Writing and Literary Translation: A Descriptive Study Based on Works by Lin Yutang. Foreign Literature Studies, 31(2), 89-99. (外国文学研究,CSSCI)

    Zhou, J. (2008) The Chinese- English Thinking Difference and its Implication in Translation Teaching – with Students Sentence Translation Homework as examples. Mudanjiang University Journal, 4, 144-146. 

    Zhou, J. (2008) The Creation of Literary Effect in The Fall of the House Usher.  Science and Technology Consulting Journal, 9, 175.

    Books and Book chapters

    Zhou, J. (2017). A study of CFL learners’ pragmatic ability based on responses to compliments. In Jia Y. M, Li C. P., & Wu W. P. (Eds). Linguistics and teaching Chinese as a foreign language: Curriculum and testing, 92-117.  Commercial Press Hong Kong.

    Zhou, J. (2009). The translation of Itinerary from English to Chinese. In Qiuxia Jiang (Ed.) Translation for Foreign Affairs. Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. 

    Zhou, J. (2009). The translation of Invitations from English to Chinese. In Qiuxia Jiang (Ed.) Translation for Foreign Affairs. Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. 

    Clements. D, Zhou, J., & Gao, W.  (2015). Practical Guiding Techniques: A Bilingual Handbook in English and Chinese. China Tourism Publishing House.

  • Education

    Education

    Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa

    M.A., Northwest Normal University

    B.A., Northwest Normal University

  • Awards & Honors

    Awards & Honors

    • Hahn Teaching with Technology award. Pomona College, 2021
    • Wig Curriculum Development Grant, 2021
    • Pomona College Wig Teaching Innovation grant, 2019
    • Pomona College Wig Travel to Teaching Conferences grant, 2019
    • Pomona College Faculty Travel Grant, 2019
    • Pomona College Faculty Travel Grant, 2018
    • East West Center Research Grant, 2017
    • Ning Fund. Centre of Chinese Studies. University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2016
    • Travel grant. Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2016
    • Travel grant. Graduate Student Organization (GSO), University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2015
    • Travel grant. Graduate Student Organization (GSO), University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2014