New Book by CASLAR

Chinese as a Second Language

Research from Different Angles

Series: Language Learning and Multilingualism,Volume: 1


Volume Editors: Istvan Kecskes and Hang Zhang

A crucial question for Chinese as a Second Language research is how to help elevate Chinese language teaching methodology to the level of other world language methodologies such as English, Spanish and German. This work goes in two directs. One explores how to apply research results achieved in Chinese linguistics to Chinese language teaching and the other is engaged in creating a strong applied linguistics research field that supports Chinese language teaching. CASLAR scholars are mainly involved in the latter one. This book is a representative sample of their research endeavors.

New Book by CASLAR

Development and Use of Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language

Edited by Istvan Kecskes and Yang Zhao

The goal of the project is to produce an authoritative book that covers the research achievements of the field of Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language from a linguistics perspective that can help and promote further research in the field and advance the development of Chinese language teaching methodology. The book will serve not only as a reference book but also as a possible textbook for MA and PhD programs in Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language at universities all over the world.

CASLAR Journal

Volumn 12 Issue 1 2023

Volumn 11 Issue 1 2022

Volumn 11 Issue 2 2022

Volumn 10 Issue 1 2021

Volumn 10 Issue 2 2021

CASLAR Conferences


Hangzhou, CHINA, 2010


Taiwan, 2012


Parma, Italy, 2014


Shanghai, CHINA, 2016


Hong Kong, CHINA, 2018


Washington DC, USA, 2021