JEAN WONG

The College of New Jersey
Department of Special Education, Language and Literacy


Forcina Hall 326
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
tel. 609 771-2440
fax: 609 637-5172
e-mail:
jwong@tcnj.edu

 

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, University of California at  Los Angeles
  • M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language, University of California at  Los Angeles 
  • B.A. (summa cum laude and with honors), Chinese language and literature, Connecticut College, New London, CT

PUBLICATIONS

Wong, J. (2000a). Delayed next turn repair initiation in native-nonnative speaker English conversation. Applied Linguistics, 21 (2), 244-267.

Wong, J. (2000b). The token ‘yeah’ in nonnative speaker English conversation. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 33(1), 39-67.

Wong, J. (2000c). Repetition in conversation: A look at ‘first and second sayings.’ Research on Language and Social Interaction33(4), 407-424.

Wong,  J. (2002). “Applying” conversation analysis in applied linguistics: Evaluating English as a second language textbook dialogue. International Review of Applied Linguistics (IRAL), 40(1), 37-60.

Wong, J.  (2003). Telephone conversation openings. In K. Bardovi-Harlig & R. Mahan-Taylor (Eds.), Teaching pragmatics, English Language Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC.

Wong, J. (2004). Some preliminary thoughts on delay as an interactional resource. In R. Gardner & J. Wagner (Eds.), Second language conversations. (pp. 114-131). London: Continuum.

Wong, J. (2005). Sidestepping grammar. In K. Richards & P. Seedhouse (Eds.), Applying conversation analysis (pp. 159-173).  Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Wong, J. (2007). Answering my call: A look at telephone closings. In H. Bowles & P. Seedhouse (Eds.), Conversation analysis and language for specific purposes (pp. 271-304), Bern: Peter Lang.

Wong, J. (2011a). Pragmatic competency in telephone conversational openings. In N. Houck, & D. Tatsuki (Eds.), Pragmatics: Teaching natural conversation,  Alexandria, VA: TESOL.

Wong, J. (2011b). Pragmatic competency in telephone conversational closings.  In N. Houck., & D. Tatsuki (Eds.), Pragmatics: Teaching natural conversation, Alexandria, VA: TESOL.

Wong, J, & Olsher, D. (2000). Reflections on conversation analysis and nonnative speaker talk: An interview with Emanuel Schegloff. Issues in Applied Linguistics, 11(1), 111-128.

Wong, J., & Celce-Murcia, M. (2003). A re-examination of  ('the) same' using data from spoken English. New Issues on the Teaching and Learning of Second/Foreign Languages, Santa Catarina, Brazil: University Press.

Wong, J. & Waring, H.Z. (2009). "Very good" as a teacher response. ELT Journal 63(3), 195-203.

Wong, J., & Waring, H.Z. (2010). Conversation analysis and second language pedagogy, New York: Routledge. (see http://www.tesolacademic.org for book talk)

COURSES (past & present)

  • ESLM 525, Second Language Acquisition

  • ESLM 577, Sociolinguistics and Cultural Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • ESLM 579, Language and Literacy for ESL

  • ESLM 687, Faculty-Student Research

  • ESLM 697, Independent Study

  • RDLG 304, Content Area Literacy

  • RDLG 571, Language and the Teaching of Reading

  • RDLG 672, Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading I

  • RDLG 673, Advanced Study in the Teaching of Reading II

  • Undergraduate level TESL Modules for Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education and Department of Special Education, Language and Literacy