Hongyin Tao, Ph.D. is professor and coordinator of the Chinese language program of the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. Before coming to UCLA, he taught at the National University of Singapore and Cornell University. His areas of expertise include Mandarin discourse and grammar; language and society and culture; applied linguistics; and corpus linguistics.
Recent projects include epistemic stance marking in spoken Mandarin (supported by the and a U.S. Department of Education project for advanced language teaching. He is on a number of editorial boards, including the Routledge Frequency Dictionaries series, the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association, and the Heritage Language Journal. Professor Tao’s most recent articles have appeared in Language, Journal of Chinese Language and Computing, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, Journal of English Linguistics, Studies in Language, and Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory.
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