Jing Chai

Jing Chai (柴晶)
Senior Language Lecturer of Chinese
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595171

Jing Chai has been teaching at NYU Shanghai since its inaugural class, and has taught across the levels with a specialization on Intermediate and Advanced level Chinese. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she taught for NYU's Global Academic Center in Shanghai, and for the East Asia Languages and Literature Department at Washington and Lee University. She is active in the area of internet and technology-based language learning, and has gained popularity among the students for her teaching style on the integration of modern times topics into teaching through student-engaged activities and field trips. 



  • MA, Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages
    East China Normal University

Research Interests

  • Teaching Chinese to the Speakers of Other Languages (TCSOL)
  • Chinese Language Teaching in Advanced Levels
  • Technology Assisted Language Teaching
  • Shanghai History and Architecture Post 1840​

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Chinese I
  • Advanced Chinese II
  • Chinese Bridge Online-Intermediate level
  • Discovering Contemporary China Through Documentary Films
  • Elementary Chinese I
  • Elementary Chinese II
  • Intermediate Chinese I
  • Intermediate Chinese I - Accelerated
  • Intermediate Chinese II
  • Intermediate Chinese II - Accelerated
  • Practical Chinese and Introduction to China