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chenbig.jpgXiaoqing Chen


Xiaoqing Chen earned his master's degree in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China. He has been a teacher of English as a foreign language in various universities in China. He has been a research assistant ever since he joined the SLS program in 2005.

Research Interests:

L2 vocabulary and pragmatic development; interactional feedback and L2 acquisition, including the effects of characteristics of feedback and learner individual differences on noticing and perception of feedback.


Winke, P. & Chen, X. The Development of a Test of Pragmatic Ability for Pre and Post Study Abroad in China, AAAL, 2007, Costa Mesa, California. 

Chen, X. & Li, S. Investigating the Contributing Factors to L2 Pragmatic Knowledge', AAAL 2008, Washington D.C. 

Fei Fei, Ann Seongmee, Xiaoqing Chen, Shaofeng Li. L2 Learner Beliefs about Grammar Instruction and Error Correction. Accepted for presentation at 2008 AILA, Essen, Germany