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Series Report 1: Establishment Of Zhigang Liu's Authentic Video Library, Zhigang Liu Dec 2017

Series Report 1: Establishment Of Zhigang Liu's Authentic Video Library, Zhigang Liu

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

In foreign language education, a real text corpus plays a vital role. With years of Chinese language education experience, author Mr. Zhigang Liu continuously reflects and refines what and how he teaches. He has assembled a set of text corpus consisted of videos that are derived from film and television for use in practice, where the outcome has proven its effectiveness. This issue will feature Mr. Zhigang Liu’s vision behind his library of videos, including its initiative, progress, and method of use. This article serves as a general introduction of the database, covers the basis of its establishment, viability ...


Haiyun Tci Practice Series (1): From Input To Output: Introduction To Teaching With Comprehensible Input, Haiyun Lu Dec 2017

Haiyun Tci Practice Series (1): From Input To Output: Introduction To Teaching With Comprehensible Input, Haiyun Lu

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Dr. Stephen Krashen’ work in the second language acquisition has been influencing how language is taught in a classroom in the last 40 years. The comprehension based instructions from Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS), Movie Talk (MT), Embedded Reading and Story Listening to Total Physical Response (TPR) and Natural Approach, etc., have fundamentally challenged a traditional grammar-driver language class’s status quo, and impacted the real classroom applications; hence, the result of proficiency.


A Study Of The Nature And Impact Of Shona And Chinese Rhyming Words/Phrases, Herbert Mushangwe, Muchinei Musona Dec 2017

A Study Of The Nature And Impact Of Shona And Chinese Rhyming Words/Phrases, Herbert Mushangwe, Muchinei Musona

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Pairs of rhyming words/phrases in Chinese and Shona were investigated in an attempt to bring out the effect of such words to the teaching and learning of Chinese language. The pairs were grouped in accordance to their effects and nature of relationship. The selection of the words was based on samples obtained during classroom teaching. Students’ reaction to Chinese words automatically tells the story of the effect of such rhyming words. For instance, for embarrassing rhyming words learners naturally shy out to pronounce the words or they laugh instead of imitating the teacher. It is clear that the study ...


A Brief Analysis On The Common Mistakes Made By American Students In Learning Chinese As A Second Language, Alex Yuan Dec 2017

A Brief Analysis On The Common Mistakes Made By American Students In Learning Chinese As A Second Language, Alex Yuan

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

From a practical perspective, this article roughly listed and briefly analyzed the common mistakes made by American students in Learning Chinese as a second language due to the interference from their native English language. Through the presentation and analysis, it is expected that teaching Chinese as a second language to native English speakers should receive adequate attention, and more research in this filed is highly recommended for a continuing development in teaching Chinese as a second language.


Motivation, Learning Strategies, And Language Competency In A Technology Facilitated Chinese As A Second Language Classroom, Xiongyi Liu, Lih-Ching Chen Wang Dec 2017

Motivation, Learning Strategies, And Language Competency In A Technology Facilitated Chinese As A Second Language Classroom, Xiongyi Liu, Lih-Ching Chen Wang

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

The present study examines the effectiveness of a game-based mobile technology application Kahoot on the motivation and language competency of high school student learning Chinese as a second language, and the relationship among student motivation, learning strategy use, and language competency in such a technology-facilitated classroom. Data was collected using pre and post surveys from a class of 18 students taught by a teacher candidate in a Chinese teaching licensure program at a state university. The results indicate significant student improvements in two areas of Chinese language learning: reading and speaking, though no significant difference was found in the areas ...


Table Of Contents Dec 2017

Table Of Contents

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

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Call For Submissions, Cltmt Editor Sep 2017

Call For Submissions, Cltmt Editor

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Call for Submissions


Smart Chinese Reader: A Chinese Language Learning Aid With Web Browser, Yifeng Yu Sep 2017

Smart Chinese Reader: A Chinese Language Learning Aid With Web Browser, Yifeng Yu

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Smart Chinese Reader is a program based on NLP (natural language processing) technology to help you learn Chinese language through deep reading. It provides Chinese word segmentation, Chinese part of speech tagging, Chinese to English translation, example sentence search, and text to speech conversion. Compared with dictionary apps, it lets you gain more Chinese language knowledge (meanings and usages of Chinese words, patterns and even rhythms of Chinese sentences) from a text, rather than just to get through the text. It makes your Chinese learning more effective.


Culture Shock Hanban Teachers Encounter In American Classroom Teaching, Shunqing Li, Lifen Han, Huiwen Li Sep 2017

Culture Shock Hanban Teachers Encounter In American Classroom Teaching, Shunqing Li, Lifen Han, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Hanban teachers have made important contributions to the spreading of Chinese language and culture in the US. They also experience great cultural shocks during their teaching, which greatly challenge their life, work and even their physical and mental health. What are those cultural shocks? What are the causes of them? Can we find out some methods to prevent or deal with them? The present study, by employing classroom observation, interview, and self-reflection approaches, investigates the cultural shocks Hanban teachers commonly encounter during their teaching in K-12 schools in the State of Ohio, and conducts analysis of the causes of these ...


Problems And The Coping Measures In American Beginners’ Chinese Calligraphy Writing, Huiwen Li, Brendan Mcdermott Sep 2017

Problems And The Coping Measures In American Beginners’ Chinese Calligraphy Writing, Huiwen Li, Brendan Mcdermott

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Through class observations and interviews, this study identified eight types of writing errors that American beginners of Chinese calligraphy. These errors include: (1) failure to apply the Chinese philosophical mindset when producing a real work of calligraphy, (2) dropping some stroke(s) or stroke part(s), (3) misplaced strokes, (4) improperly connected strokes, (5) misshapen curved strokes, (6) disproportionate component size, (7) incorrect thickness and character size, and (8) angled vertical strokes. These errors reflect the students’ lack of knowledge of Chinese characters, the writing skills, and the application of Yin and Yang philosophy. Corresponding instructions and guidance are needed ...


Introduction Of The World Organic Language Teaching Approach, Jingyi Zhang Sep 2017

Introduction Of The World Organic Language Teaching Approach, Jingyi Zhang

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

This article introduces the OWL instructional approach including its rationale, target setting, procedure, and class structure. With the OWL experience, the author also gives reflections on this approach.


Foreword, Jianping Zhu Sep 2017

Foreword, Jianping Zhu

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Foreword by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cleveland State University


Table Of Contents, Huiwen Li Sep 2017

Table Of Contents, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Table of Contents


Editors And Reviewers, Huiwen Li Sep 2017

Editors And Reviewers, Huiwen Li

Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology

Editors and Reviewers