Chin-Chin Tseng is a full professor of the Department of Chinese as a Second Language at National Taiwan Normal University. She received her B.A. degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures from National Taiwan University in 1988. Her M.A. and Ph.D degree were awarded in Linguistics at University of Hawaii. She is a linguist, phonetician and teacher educator. Her training and early work was in phonetics, interlanguage and second language acquisition. Her recent research focuses on online interaction, cross-cultural communication and L2 Chinese language teaching and learning.