Global Community

A KMb Mediation Portal

What are the specific needs of Chinese English language learners? How does positive and negative transfer from Chinese affect English ability?

Welcome to the Global Community a KMb Mediation portal designed for PME 842 at Queen's University, as well as for use at OCA Suzhou in developing effective intervention strategies for Chinese English Language Learners.

If this is your first time here, please take a look at the introduction for a brief overview.

On the snapshots page, plain language summaries can be found of contemporary research articles, outlining their findings, and potential use in the classroom.

On the Implementation Plan, you can find an outline of conclusions drawn from the research, as well as how they can be implemented in the classroom. Lastly, it outlines what the next steps are in the KMb process.

I hope you enjoy your time here, if you have any questions, please email me at