Ms Mengxia Fu

BA, MPS, MA (Hons)

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Mengxia Fu is a PhD student in Applied Linguistics at the University of Auckland. She had taught English as a foreign language in China for six years before she received her MA from the University of Auckland in 2014. Her research interests include task-based language teaching, corrective feedback, and the role of individual differences in foreign and second language learning.


Research | Current

PhD thesis:  The impact of working memory, declarative memory and procedural memory on the effects of immediate and delayed corrective feedback.


Areas of expertise

Research Interests:

second language acquisition, task-based language teaching and learning, corrective feedback, individual differences

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Fu, M., & Li, S. (2017). The cognitive processes of task performance and their associations with working memory. Modern Foreign Languages, 40 (1), 114-124. Related URL.
  • Li, S., & Fu, M. (2016). Strategic and unpressured within-task planning and their associations with working memory. Language Teaching Research, 1-24. 10.1177/1362168816684367

Contact details

Primary office location

ARTS 2 - Bldg 207
Level 3, Room 313
New Zealand