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Yolanda ( YANG Junru )

Research Project Participation:

Leader, ELC faculty building project--Teaching College English Towards Intercultural Competence. The project lasted from 2013. 01-2015.12.

Participant, researcher, provincial research project — The Application of Peer-assisted Learning in Teaching and Curriculum Design. The project lasted from 2008.10 to 2010.12.


Yang, J., Harper, J., & Xiao, L.(Eds.). 2018).Culture and intercultural communication: College English listening and speaking. Beijing, China Renmin University Press.

Yang, Junru. (2015). Building Intercultural Competence in an Integrated Language Course— College English Curriculum Reform of Shantou University[J]. Overseas English. Volume 20, pages: 83-85.

Yang, Junru; Yu Zhen. (2011). A Study on Non-English Major University Students’ Ability to Interpret Conversational Implicatures in English [J]. Journal of Wuanxi College, Volume 3, pages. 119-123.

Yang, Junru.(2008). Corpus-based Study on Usage and Functions of “Please” [J], Journal of Shantou University (Humanities & Social Sciences Edition), Volume 6, pages 47-51.

Yang, Junru; Zhou Rong. (2007). An Investigation on the Way Chinese English Learners use Their Pragmatic Knowledge [J], Foreign Language Teaching (Special Issue of 2007), Volume 28, pages 111-113.


Yang, Junru.(2016). Effectiveness of Critical Incident Exercises in the Language Classroom: Students’ perspectives. National University of Singapore CELC Symposium 2016, Singapore, 25-27 May 2016.

Yang, Junru.(2016).Writing to Foster Intercultural Awareness in a Foreign Language Classroom. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on TESOL -- “Bridging ELT Theory and Practice: Innovations and Reservations in the Digital Age” held by the English Language Center, Shantou University from 15 to 17 April 2016.

Yang, Junru. (2015). Dissolving TV-induced Misconceptions of the Target Culture: A Critical Writing Activity. Paper presented at 2015 Conference of International Association of Language and Intercultural Communication (IALIC 2015) hosted by Beijing University, Beijing, China, held between 27th-29th November.

Yang, Junru & Campbell, Maxi-Ann. (2015). Culture Learning Via TV Series: What Might Go Wrong? Paper presented at TESOL 2015 Convention at Toronto, Canada.

Yang, Junru & Xiao, Liangrong. (2010). Chinese Learners’ English pragmatic competence: Perception vs. production. Paper presented at the Third Center for English Language Communication Symposium, National University of Singapore.

Yang, Junru &Yu Zhen. (2010). Major of Study and the Ability to Comprehend Conversational Implicatures. Paper presented at Shantou University English Language Center Conference— English Education Today for Tomorrow: The Road Ahead.

Yang, Junru. (2009). Pragmatic Transfer at the Perceptual Level. Paper presented at JALT2009——35th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Expo, Shizuoka, Japan.