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Frances Yufen Lee Mehta

Senior Lecturer
Chinese Language

M.A. in Language Acquisition, Brigham Young University

383 Rockefeller Hall
(607) 255-0738

Curriculum Vitae

Frances Yufen Lee Mehta received an M.A. in Language Acquisition from Brigham Young University, TESL diploma from Brigham Young University and Taiwan Normal University, and her B.A. in English Literature from Chung Hsing University, Taiwan. She joined the Cornell faculty in 1994. Prior to that, she headed the Chinese program in the Department of Foreign Languages at Utah Valley State College.

Ms. Mehta currently teaches Chinese 1109-1110 (Beginning Reading and Writing for heritage students), and 3301-3302 (Third Year Chinese).


  • Chaoyue, Advancing in Chinese, Coauthor, Columbia University Press 2010, ISBN 978-0-231-14529-9
  • Modern China: Life, Language and Culture (with accompanying CDs), Cornell Language Resource Center, 2003
  • Colloquial Chinese Reader (with accompanying CDs), Cornell Language Resource Center, 2000
  • Courses:

  • Chinese 1109/1110
  • Chinese 3301/3302
  • Updated 08/05/2014