Pragmatics Research Team

DATEDecember 31, 2022

Research Interests

pragmatics; discourse analysis


[1] To revlieve often, to comfort always: emotional supports by Chinese doctors in OMC. Iberica. 2023. SSCI

[2] Where there is panic, the media are close by: A pragmatic study of the alleviation of COVID-19 panic by the China State media. Pragmatics and Society. 2023. SSCI

[3] The more,the better: Overinformativeness by patients in Chinese online medical consultation. Onomazein. 2023. SSCI

[4] If I testify about others, my testimony is valid: a study of other-justified discourses in Chinese online medical crowdfunding. Pragmatics. 2023. SSCI

[5] No prosody, no emotion: affective prosody acquisition by Chinese EFL learners. Journal of Asian TEFL. 2022. ESCI

[6] Chinese doctors' use of metapragmatic expressions in disagreements. Metapragmatics and the Chinese Language (edited by Xinren Chen). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2022.

[7] Cross-Cultural Pragmatics (a book review). Contrastive Pragmatics. 2022. ESCI

[8] The identity lies in the words of crowd-funders:Help-seekers' identity construction in Chinese online medical crowd-funding discourse. Health Communication. 2021. SSCI.

[9] From conditions to strategies:Dominance implemented by Chinese doctors during online medical consultation. Journal of Pragmatics. 2021. SSCI

[10] How to grapple with the green-eyed monster: a discursive approach to jealousy management in Chinese TV dramas. Language & Communication. 2021. SSCI

[11] I will empty it, be my guest:a pragmatic study of toasting in Chinese culture. Journal of Pragmatics. 2021. SSCI

[12] When I say it is fine, it is fine: mandarin-speaker's use of Meishi-er (It's fine) in ordinary interaction. Spanish Sinology. 2021.

[13]Trust me, trust my words: trustworthiness construction in Chinese online medical crowd-funding discourses. Pragmatics & Society. 2021. SSCI

[14] A discursive approach to disagreements expressed by Chinese spokespersons during press conferences. Discourse, Context & Media. 2020. SSCI

[15] A comparative study of female identity construction in Chinese and American advertisements. East Asian Pragmatics. 2020/1. ESCI

[16] By the mitigation one knows the doctor: Mitigation strategies by Chinese doctors in online medical consultation. Health Communication, 2020. SSCI

[17] Trust me, I am a doctor: discourse of trustworthiness by Chinese doctors in the online medical consultation websites. Health communication, 2019. SSCI

[18] Participation in public and social media. Intercultural Pragmatics, 2019/1. SSCI

[19] I am a doctor, and here is my proof: Chinese doctors' identity constructed in online medical consultation websites. Health Communication, 2018.9. SSCI

[20] Spoken Discourse. Discourse Studies, 2018/1. SSCI

[21] Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language. Discourse & Communication, 2017/4. SSCI

[22] Backchanneling and politeness in the interaction of medical consultation, in Xinren Chen (ed.), Politeness Phenomena across Chinese Genres: A Variationist Approach. Equinox. 2017.

[23] Email Discourse among Chinese Using English as a Lingua Franca.System, 2016. SSCI


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