Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities, 120
Departments/ProgramsEast Asian Studies
German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature
DegreesBeijing Language and Culture University, M.A.
PLA University of Foreign Language, B.A.
ExpertiseTeaching Chinese As A Second Language
ProfileXiwen Lu’s professional background is teaching Chinese as a second language, testing and second language acquisition. In her academics career, she has taught different levels of Chinese in world leading programs such as Harvard Summer Program and Alliance. At her current faculty appointment here at Brandeis she teaches Intermediate level Chinese and Practical Chinese Phonetics, Lexics, Syntax, and Pragmatics.
|CHIN||29b||Pathways for Chinese Literacy|
|CHIN||40b||Advanced Intermediate Chinese|
|CHIN||105a||Advanced Conversation and Composition I|
|CHIN||105b||Advanced Conversation and Composition II|
|CHIN||120b||Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language II|
|CHIN||200a||Chinese Foundation: Pronunciation and Grammar|
|CHIN||201a||Chinese Pedagogy I|
|CHIN||202b||Chinese Pedagogy II|
|CHIN||211a||Chinese Practicum I|
|CHIN||212b||Chinese Practicum II|
Wang, Qiuyu / Lu, Xiwen. "A survey of Chinese Heritage Learners, the challenge and strategy in curriculum design." National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages Annual 2015 Conference, Dulles, VA. 04/24/2015-04/26/2015.
Lu, Xiwen. "Lesson Plan, Unit Plan and Curriculum Mapping Design for K‐12 Chinese Classes ‐ taking Easy Steps to Chinese for example." The 3rd Conference of the NECLTA‐International Conference on Learning and Teaching Chinese Language and Culture, University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts, USA. 10/04/2014.
Lu, Xiwen. "IMPACT OF CORRECTIVE FEEDBACK ON THE ACQUISITION IN CHINESE L2 CLASSROOM INTERACTION." 17th Princeton Conference on Chinese Language Instruction, Princeton University. 2009/04/25.
Yu Feng, Xiwen Lu. "普及与提高——对海外汉语教学的宏观思考." 中美社会和文化 19. 19 (2009): 90-93.