Jingtao Zhu

  • ClicAsia, Centre d´Estudis Orientals (Barcelona y Madrid)

  • Calle Valencia, 359, 5-2 & 6-208009BarcelonaEspaña

  • E-mail: jtzhu@clicasia.com

Campos científicos de interés

  • Adquisición y aprendizaje
  • Enseñanza de lenguas y diseño curricular
  • Psicología del lenguaje, lenguaje infantil y psicolingüística
  • Lingüística de corpus, computacional e ingeniería lingüística

Palabras clave de la investigación desarrollada

  • second language acquisition
  • Cognición
  • psycholinguistics
  • Adquisición

Palabras clave de la transferencia del conocimiento desarrollada

  • interface lexico-syntax
  • adquisición del lenguaje (monolingüe)
  • Adquisición y enseñanza de español como lengua extranjera


Personal Website: www.jingtaozhu.com

Jingtao Zhu (PhD in Cognitive Science and Language, cum laude, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) is academic director at ClicAsia, Centre d´Estudis Orientals (Barcelona and Madrid). He graduated summa cum laude from the Universidad de La Habana, Cuba in 2012 with a B.S. in Spanish Philology. He received his two Inter-university Master´s degrees in Training of teachers of Spanish as a foreign language from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Universitat de Barcelona, and Cognitive Science and Language from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Actually he is a member of the board of directors of the Asociación de chinos en España, and he is also a member of advisor board of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics and a full member of Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL CL, UK). In addition, he has served several times as scientific expert for the International Society for Chinese Language Teaching.

He has been a research fellow at the Department de Didàctica de la Llengua i la Literatura at the Universitat de Barcelona (FI fellow-Generalitat de Catalunya) and has been collaborated with the research group for the study of Linguistic Repertoire (GRERLI) at the Institut de Ciències de l´Educació (UB) from 2014-2016. Currently he is a member of the Acquisition and Pathology Lab at the Centre de Lingüística Teòrica (CLT/UAB) in Barcelona, where he has been involved in a number of international research and development projects sponsored by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad de España.

He has published articles in the field of language teaching, assessment and acquisition and he is the author of the Manual for Teaching Spanish to Chinese speakers (Difusión, 2015) and the author of a research monograph on study of applied linguistics (Universitat Politècnica de València, 2016). His current work sheds novel light on the early Chinese grammar acquisition using eye-tracking measures (Project DALiV). He has been a teacher trainer for the past six years, and has given courses and presented in universities in Spain, in different European countries, in Asia and in the U.S.

Personal Website: www.jingtaozhu.com