Research Profile

Rongrong Guo

Biography

Dr Rongrong Guo is Lecturer and coordinator of the MA -Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages programme (MA-TCSOL) at University College Cork.  She holds her PhD in second language acquisition from University College Cork, and an MA in Chinese Linguistics and Philology from Shanghai University. She started to teach Chinese as a second/foreign language since 2009. Her research areas are empirical studies in second language acquisition, language assessment, study abroad.

Research Interests

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
American Academy of International Culture and Education Member25-AUG-22 / 26-AUG-26

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2022)The 4th International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ISOCTAL-4),
Rongrong Guo (2022) “Effects of Learning Contexts on L2 Mandarin Fluency Development”. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The 4th International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ISOCTAL-4), University of Leeds , 20-JUN-22 - 21-JUN-22. [Details]
(2022)Panel 2 - International communication of language and culture, the 13th Annual Conference of Shanghai Comparative Literature Research,
Rongrong Guo (2022) “The formulation of the language policy for the inclusion of Chinese in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination”. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Panel 2 - International communication of language and culture, the 13th Annual Conference of Shanghai Comparative Literature Research, Online , 30-OCT-22 - 30-OCT-22. [Details]
(2019)Third International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ISOCTAL-3),
Rongrong Guo (2019) “A longitudinal study on the development of oral competence: A case study of Chinese undergraduate students in Ireland”. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Third International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ISOCTAL-3), University College Cork , 13-DEC-19 - 14-DEC-19. [Details]
(2019)Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL),
Rongrong Guo (2019) “A longitudinal study on the development of oral competence: A case study on Chinese L2 undergraduate students in Ireland”. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL), National University of Ireland Galway , 30-NOV-19 - 30-DEC-19. [Details]
(2016)IRAAL Annual Conference,
Yongbin Xia, Rongrong Guo, Zexiang Ren & Mary Ruane (2016) “Chinese Language and Culture in the Junior Cycle: Context, rationale and design”. [Oral Presentation], IRAAL Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 19-NOV-16 - 19-NOV-16. [Details]

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Chinese Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland External Examiner01-JUN-15 / 31-AUG-17
University College Cork, Ireland Chinese language teacher01-SEP-12 / 31-AUG-17
Prince of Songkla University, Phuket, Thailand Chinese Language Teacher01-MAY-09 / 31-MAR-10

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2022University College Cork Phd (Arts)The development of oral competence: a semi-longitudinal study on English-speaking adult L2 learners of Chinese in Ireland

Outreach Activities

 Description

6 July 2022: Invited talk by Shanghai University of Sport. Presenting a talk entitled Chinese as second/foreign language in the Irish context (in Chinese).

Jan -Nov,2022: Acting as a co-investigator in the research project on Country-specific Chinese Education, funded by Center for Language Education and Cooperation of the Ministry of Education (China), project No. 21YHGB1094.

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

  • CH6307 From Pedagogical Theory to Effective Classroom 
  • CH6304 Teaching Practice Internship 
  • CH6305 Dissertation in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

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