By Jiening Ruan, Jie Zhang, Cynthia B. Leung
This ebook deals historic, philosophical, and sociocultural views on chinese schooling for audio system of different languages with a distinct specialize in chinese schooling within the usa. It presents a finished, cross-disciplinary examine adjustments in CFL/CSL schooling over the years in China and the U.S. and the philosophical, political and sociocultural affects that resulted in those alterations. The essays deal with a big selection of issues regarding chinese schooling, together with:
A ancient review of the field
Theories that practice to CFL/CSL learning
Policies and projects for CFL/CSL through the chinese language and U.S. governments
Medium of instruction
Curriculum and guide for CFL/CSL newbies at K-12 and faculty levels
Technology for CFL/CSL education
Chinese language studying for history learners
CFL in examine in another country contexts
CFL instructor schooling and training
This paintings is vital studying for students and scholars drawn to gaining a better figuring out of chinese schooling within the nations and round the world.
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During this time, Yale University developed a “Yale Romanization system” and published textbooks to make learning Chinese easier and faster for American learners (Liu and Liu 1990; Yao and Zhang 2010; Zhou 2011). Yale and other universities focused on listening and speaking instead of literary Chinese in their CFL teaching for military personnel so they would be able to learn and use Chinese in the war within a short period of time (Zhang 2009). Chinese characters and grammar were not taught at the beginning; instead, Chinese conversation was the focus.
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