Qiyi Zhang

Qiyi Zhang (张绮翼)
Senior Language Lecturer of Chinese
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595167

Qiyi Zhang has taught Chinese language across all levels and currently specializes on advanced and post-advanced level teaching. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai in 2013 to teach the inaugural class, she worked for NYU's global academic center in Shanghai for seven years and Zhejiang Normal University for two years. She gained popularity among students for her rich experience in integrating cultural elements into language teaching. She is currently pursuing an EdD in Educational Leadership and Management from East China Normal University. 



  • MA, Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
    Shanghai University of International Business and Economics

Research Interests

  • Chinese writing
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Chinese language pedagogy
  • Professional development of language teachers
  • Education leadership and program management

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Chinese I
  • Advanced Chinese II
  • Chinese Immersion Program: Advanced I
  • Elementary Chinese II FoS
  • Global Orientations: Introduction to Contemporary China
  • Intermediate Chinese II
  • Introduction to Contemporary China II
  • Introduction to Conversational Chinese
  • Readings in Chinese Culture I
  • Readings in Chinese Culture II