Neil Kubler: “Basic Spoken Chinese” out in final form

Posted May 6, 2011: After 19 years of preparation, field-testing, and revision, Professor Neil Kubler’s Basic Spoken Chinese was put out in final form by Tuttle Publishing in spring 2011. This complete course in elementary spoken Chinese, which includes a DVD with learning software and an hour of videos as… Continue reading »

Neil Kubler: Linguistics and Chinese as a Second Language

Posted May 28:  In fall 2009, Neil Kubler, Dept. of Asian Studies, published “How to Decide on Difficulty Levels in Chinese: ‘Hard’ vs. ‘Easy'” in Linguistics and Chinese as a Second Language, ed. by Weiping Wu and Zhaolin Li, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, p. 41-51.… Continue reading »

Neil Kubler: Directing Harvard-Beijing Academy

Neil Kubler, Professor of Asian Studies, is spending the summer in Beijing, where he is directing Harvard’s summer Chinese language program, known as Harvard-Beijing Academy. He’s in charge of a total of 81 students, almost all from Harvard or Yale, plus 44 local instructors, all of whom are keeping him… Continue reading »