Jason Cullen

Jason Cullen is an Applied Linguist currently working in Saudi Arabia. He has taught both ESOL and content courses to undergraduates, graduates, and post-graduates at universities in the USA, China, South Korea, Hungary, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, and Oman. He has an academic interest in phonology and writing systems, with a special interest in Chinese and Chinese Englishes.

Stories by Jason

What Is A "Chinese Dialect?"

Is Mandarin a Chinese dialect or a Chinese language? How did Cantonese evolve away from Mandarin? Explore the linguistic differences in varieties of...

Can Chinese Be Written In An Alphabet?

Can Chinese characters be replaced by Roman letters? Is it possible for Chinese to be written in an alphabet? Our expert linguist breaks it down.

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