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Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language

Janet Zhiqun Xing

Abstract

This book provides a research-based account of how to teach and learn Chinese as a foreign language. Specially written for Chinese language teachers, student teachers, and applied linguists, this is the first book written in English that addresses all major aspects involved in teaching and learning Chinese as a foreign language. It identifies five key areas: pronunciation (tones and pinyin), characters and words, sentences, discourse and pragmatic competence, and cultural competence. It covers all t ... More

Keywords: Chinese, foreign language, teaching, learning, discourse, grammar elements, cultural competence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9789622097629
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622097629.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet Zhiqun Xing, author
University of Warsaw