Dr. Yong Ho
Yong Ho is the Chinese Language Supervisor. He was born and grew up in Nanjing, China. He taught English at a university in China before he came to study at Columbia University to pursue a doctoral degree. He received his Ph.D. in anthropology/ linguistics in 1992. Before coming to the UN, he served as the Director of Curriculum and Language at China Institute, and taught at New School University. His publications include Aspects of Discourse Structure in Mandarin Chinese (1994), Beginner's Chinese (1997, 1999, 2001), China: An Illustrated History (2000), A Children's Dictionary of Chinese (2000), A Chinese-English Dictionary of 500 Most Frequently Used Words in Chinese (2001), and Intermediate Chinese.
Mr. Ben Wang
Ben Wang earned an M.A. from Seton Hall University. He has taught Chinese at Columbia University, New York University, among others. Ben Wang has lectured extensively on classical Chinese literature and theater at several prestigious universities in the U.S. and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Arts, New York's Lincoln Center, BBC Radio Station and the Smithsonian Institution, among others. As a translator, Mr. Wang received the National Prize in literature translation awarded by the National Literary Association of Taiwan in 1988. Since 1989, Mr. Wang has translated thirty-two classical Chinese Kunqu dramas into English. Besides teaching at the UN, Mr. Wang is also a senior lecturer at China Institute.
Ms. Vera Huang
Ms. Vera Huang has taught Chinese language and literature at the Chinese Language Institute for several years and has been a lecturer of Chinese at Pace University for four years.
Ms. Yan Yue
Ms. Fan Guan
Fan Guan is a Beijing native. After receiving a BA from Beijing Normal University. she taught Chinese as a second language at Beijing Language and Culture University for six years. Subsequently, she earned an M.A. from Ohio University in International Affairs. She is currently a full-time teacher at Stuyvasant High School and a part-time teacher at China Institute.
Ms. Lixue Lin
Lixue Lin graduated from Beijing Foreign Languages Institute and has a master degree in education from City College, CUNY. Before joining the UN Chinese Language Programme, she was a Site Coordinator for SWAN Network, coordinating an After School program that focuses on the learning of Chinese language and culture. Currently she is also teaching Chinese language at Adelphi University, Long Islands. She used to be a teacher and work in foreign service back in China.
Ms. Ping Wang
Wang received her M.A. in Education from Long Island University and her B.A.
in Western Language and Literature from Peking University. She taught
Chinese as a second language for foreign students at Beijing Language
University for nine years. After coming to America, she has taught Chinese
at the United Nations and the City College of New York (CUNY). She is
currently a Chinese language teacher at New York University, John Jay
College (CUNY) and China Institute.
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