Coming from a tiny, lovely island in China, Chaoqun is currently a PhD student concentrating on applied linguistics under the supervision of Prof. Pavel Trofimovich. She received her bachelor’s degree from Nanjing Agricultural University (China) and her master’s degree from University College London (UK). She then worked full-time at Shanghai Jiao Tong University as a research assistant. Her research interests include second language pronunciation acquisition, instruction, assessment, and sociolinguistic aspects of second language acquisition. Chaoqun enjoys reading, handcrafting, and singing, and she’s a dog person. She volunteers at a local dog rescue center and she herself owns two dogs.
- Zheng, C., Saito, K., & Tierney, A. (2022). Successful second language pronunciation learning in adulthood is linked to precise auditory processing rather than music aptitude. Second Language Research, 38(3), 477–497. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267658320978493
- Pei, Z., Zheng, C., Zhang, M., & Liu, F. (2017). Critical thinking and argumentative writing: Inspecting the association among EFL learners in China. English Language Teaching, 10(10), 31-42. https://doi.org/10.5539/elt.v10n10p31
GRANTS, awards and scholarships
Awards and Scholarships
- Concordia Merit Scholarship
- Concordia International Tuition Award of Excellence