University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Asian Languages and Literatures

Faculty - John Jing-hua Yin

John Jing-hua Yin

John Jing-hua Yin, Professor of Chinese

Area of expertise

Chinese as a foreign language pedagogy
Chinese writing system

Contact Information
Email: John Jing-hua Yin

Office Hours: Tuesday at 2:00-3:00 pm & Friday at 3:00-4:00 or by appointment
Office: Room 202 479 Main Street
Phone: (802) 656-0371

Professor Yin has taught Chinese Characters, Glimpses of Chinese Culture, and Chinese language courses at all levels.  He now teaches Classical Chinese (CHIN 295), China Through Chinese Eyes (CHIN 095) and Classical Chinese Literature in Translation (WLIT 110). He is chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Litertaures. He also directs the Chinese Language Program and the Study Abroad in China Program for UVM students.  He has been serving on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association since 2006 and on the SAT Chinese Subject Test Committee since 2011.    

Major publications: Fundamentals of Chinese Characters, published by Yale University Press in 2006; Practical Rhythmic Chinese, co-authored with Diana Sun and published by Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press in 2009; more than 20 papers published in academic journals or as book chapters.

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