Professor Zhu Hua

Zua HuaZhu Hua ‘s role on the TLANG project is a Co-Investigator.  Together with Li Wei, she manages the London site of the project and the sports theme of the project.

Professor Zhu Hua is Professor in Applied Linguistics and Communication and Head of Department in Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication at Birkbeck College, University of London.  Her research interests are intercultural communication, pragmatics, multilingualism and child development.  She is author of Phonological Development in Specific Contexts(2002, Multilingual Matters) and Exploring Intercultural Communication: Language in Action(2014, Routledge); editor of Phonological Development and Disorders: A cross-linguistic perspective(2006, with Barbara Dodd; Multilingual Matters); Language Learning/Teaching as Social Inter-Action(2007, with Paul Seedhouse, Vivian Cook and Li Wei; Palgrave Macmillan), The Language and Intercultural Communication Reader(2011, Routledge), and Research Methods in Intercultural Communication(forthcoming,  Blackwell). She is joint Series editor for Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication(Routledge, with Claire Kramsch).

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