Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching

1st Edition

Chris Shei, Monica E McLellan Zikpi, Der-Lin Chao

Routledge
July 26, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 744 Pages - 68 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138097940 - CAT# Y336181

USD$335.00

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Summary

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Language Teaching defines Chinese language teaching in a pedagogical, historical, and contemporary context. Throughout the volume, teaching methods are discussed, including the traditional China-based approach, and Western methods such as communicative teaching and the immersion program.

The Handbook also presents a pedagogical model covering pronunciation, tones, characters, vocabulary, grammar, and the teaching of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The remaining chapters explore topics of language assessment, technology enhanced instruction, teaching materials and resources, Chinese for specific purposes, classroom implementation, social contexts of language teaching and language teaching policies, and pragmatics and culture.

Ideal for scholars and researches of Chinese language teaching, the Handbook will benefit educators and teacher training programs. This is the first comprehensive volume exploring the growing area of Chinese language pedagogy.

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