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Teaching Chinese as an International Language

A Singapore Perspective

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Teaching Chinese as an International Language by Yeng-Seng Goh
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Bilingual and bicultural scholar Yeng-Seng Goh offers the first in-depth English language analysis of global Chinese, exploring the spread of Chinese beyond China and its emergence as a global language. Approaching the topic from a Singapore perspective, Goh uses this fascinating language ecosystem, with its unique bilingual language policy, as a case study for Chinese language learning. Offering clear insights into the pedagogy of teaching Chinese as an international language (TCIL), this book covers a range of important topics, such as the use of English in the teaching of Chinese, the teaching of Chinese by non-native teachers, information and communications technology in L2 learning and teaching, and the progressive testing of receptive skills. In doing so, it presents a new, integrative approach to the compilation of Chinese learner's dictionaries, an innovative bilingual hybrid model for training TCIL teachers, and a solid theoretical framework for Masters of Arts programmes in TCIL.

Author Biography

Professor Yeng-Seng Goh is a leading authority on Chinese language policy in Singapore. He has pioneered an innovative pedagogical model called the 'Bilingual Approach' to teach Chinese to the increasing number of Singaporean students hailing from English-speaking homes.
Release date Australia
August 17th, 2017
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
50 Tables, black and white; 14 Halftones, black and white; 6 Line drawings, unspecified; 5 Line drawings, black and white
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
226
Dimensions
157x235x16
ISBN-13
9781107052192
Product ID
24356545

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