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Chinese as a Second Language Research

Editor-in-Chief: Kecskes, Istvan

Ed. by Lizhen, Peng

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

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    ISSN
    2193-2271
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    Overview

    Your Benefits

    • First Chinese-English bilingual journal published by a Western publisher
    • Comprehensive overview of Chinese as a Second Language
    • Specialized expertise of Chinese and international experts
    • Invaluable evaluations of new research methods and tools for Chinese as a Second Language

    Aims and Scope

    Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR) focuses on research on the acquisition, development, and use of Chinese as a Second Language. It supports scholars and researchers from different linguistic fields, and serves as a forum to discuss, investigate, and better understand Chinese as a Second Language. Each issue (2 per year) of the journal publishes three papers in Chinese and three papers in English; summaries are always provided both in Chinese and English.

    We are especially interested in publishing articles and research papers that

    • investigate how empirical findings of CSL research can advance and develop better Chinese language teaching methodologies,
    • explore the implications of CSL research for theoretical developments and practical applications,
    • focus on the acquisition and use of varieties of CSL,
    • study the nature of interaction between native speakers and non-native speakers of Chinese,
    • address major issues of second language acquisition from the perspective of CSL,
    • analyze the ways in which language is both shaped by culture and is the medium through which culture is created,

    CASLAR ASSOCIATION

    The CASLAR journal is also a forum of the CASLAR Association that was established at the 3rd CASLAR conference at the University of Parma, Italy in 2014. Website of the CASLAR Association is www.caslarcenter.com

    The CASLAR Association has its bi-annual conferences. CASLAR-4 will be held on August 19-21, 2016 at East China Normal University, Shanghai. Website: http://training.ecnu.edu.cn/caslar4/

    Topics

    • Asian Studies
    • Applied Linguistics
    • Chinese Linguistics
    • Second Language Acquisition
    • Intercultural Pragmatics

    Article formats

    Original papers, communications

    Information on submission process

    Details

    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English, Chinese
    Type of Publication:
    Journal
    Readership:
    Researchers in Applied Linguistics, Chinese Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and Intercultural Pragmatics.

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Submission

    Please send inquiries and submissions:

    in English to Prof. Dr. Istvan Kecskes (icup@albany.edu)

    in Chinese to Prof. Dr. Lizhen Peng (plizhen@zju.edu.cn)

    Your benefits of publishing with us

    Submission process

    • Check that your topic fits the scope of the journal.
    • Check that your manuscript conforms to our De Gruyter Mouton journal style sheet.
    • Please submit your article in English to: icup@albany.edu or your article in Chinese to: plizhen@zju.edu.cn
    • The editorial office will perform a blind peer-review. The reviewing process takes on average 2-3 months. Submissions are sent to 2–3 reviewers.
    • You will be informed by e-mail if your manuscript has been accepted or rejected or if it requires further attention. Reviewers’ comments will be available to the authors. Every effort is made to respond to the authors in a timely manner.
    • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access.

    Please note

    • Before submitting your article please have a look at our Publication Ethics Statement and our copyright agreement
    • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
    • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author’s copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract.
    • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

    Additional information for manuscript formatting

    • Personal data with the title, name, affiliation, email and postal address, and a short bio (50-70 words) should be submitted with the paper in a separate file.
    • Abstract must be no more than one page summarizing the main points.
    • Manuscripts must be typed double-spaced on one side of A4 or 8.5-inch paper with margins of at least 2.5 cm (or 1 inch) all round. The paper can be max. 9,500 words + references + appendix.
    • For bi- and multilingual examples, use italics for one language, CAPITALS and underlining for the others (in that order).

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Chinese as a Second Language Research is covered by the following services:

    • Baidu Scholar
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    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • De Gruyter - IBR (International Bibliography of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
    • De Gruyter - IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
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    • Genamics JournalSeek
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    Editorial Information

    Editor-in-Chief:
    Istvan Kecskes (State University of New York at Albany, USA), E-mail: icup@albany.edu

    Co-Editor:
    Lizhen Peng (Zhejiang University, China), E-mail: plizhen@zju.edu.cn

    Assistant Editor:
    Ned Danison (State University of New York at Albany, USA)

    Editorial Board:
    Shih-Chang Hsin (National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan)
    Shen Jiaxuan (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China)
    Chaofen Sun (Stanford University, USA)
    Yang Zhao (Peking University, China)
    Yongping Ran (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China)
    Michael Haugh (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
    Zengan Peng (Fudan University, Shanghai, China)
    Alain Peyraube (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique [CNRS], France)
    Jane Orton (University of Melbourne, Australia)
    Daniel Z. Kadar (University of Huddersfield, UK)
    James Hargett (State University of New York at Albany, USA)
    ZhaoHong Han (Columbia University, USA)
    Jian-Qin Wang (Beijing Language and Culture University, China)
    Hana Triskova (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Oriental Institute, Prague, Czech Republic)
    Ruojiang Wang (Peking University, China)
    Xiaolu Wang (Zhejiang University, China)
    Weiping Wu (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)

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