University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Asian Languages and Literatures


Faculty - John Jing-hua Yin, Chair

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: Faculty Hours at a Glance
Office: Room 202 479 Main Street
Phone: (802) 656-0371

Professor Yin has taught courses on Chinese Characters, Chinese Culture, Modern Chinese Language at all levels, Classical Chinese, China Through Chinese Eyes, Classical Chinese Literature in Translation, and Chinese Grammar. He is chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Litertaures, and he also directs the Chinese Language Program and a study abroad in China program for UVM students. Currently he is also serving as the Executive Director for the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA.

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