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Yu Liu

Senior Lecturer of Chinese

Yu Liu, Senior Lecturer, UMass Amherst

(413) 545-6684

530 Herter Hall

Yu Liu received her Master's degree in Chinese Pedagogy from Indiana University Bloomington. She brings a decade of experience teaching Chinese to college and graduate students at all levels, including speaking, reading and writing courses. Her research interests include Chinese pedagogy, curriculum design, assessment and evaluation in language teaching and learning, heritage learners' motivation and learning needs.  

BA in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from Beijing Language and Culture University
MA in Chinese Pedagogy from Indiana University Bloomington

Research Areas

  • Chinese Pedagogy
  • Heritage Language Education

Courses Recently Taught

Chinese 126: Intensive Elementary Chinese I

Chinese 127: Intensive Elementary Chinese I: Reading and Writing

Chinese 246: Intensive Elementary Chinese II

Chinese 247: Intensive Elementary Chinese II: Reading and Writing

Chinese 326: Intensive Intermediate Chinese I

Chinese 327: Intensive Intermediate Chinese II

Chinese 426: Advanced Modern Chinese I

Chinese 427: Advanced Modern Chinese II

Chinese 526: Readings in Modern Chinese I

Chinese 527: Readings in Modern Chinese II