Chinese language teaching as a second language: immersion teaching

Lee, Bih Ni and Kiu, Su Na (2016) Chinese language teaching as a second language: immersion teaching. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 10 (3). pp. 720-727. ISSN 1307-6892

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Abstract

This paper discusses the Chinese Language Teaching as a Second Language by focusing on Immersion Teaching. Researchers used narrative literature review to describe the current states of both art and science in focused areas of inquiry. Immersion teaching comes with a standard that teachers must reliably meet. Chinese language-immersion instruction consists of language and content lessons, including functional usage of the language, academic language, authentic language, and correct Chinese sociocultural language. Researchers used narrative literature reviews to build a scientific knowledge base. Researchers collected all the important points of discussion, and put them here with reference to the specific field where this paper is originally based on. The findings show that Chinese Language in immersion teaching is not like standard foreign language classroom; immersion setting provides more opportunities to teach students colloquial language than academic. Immersion techniques also introduce a language’s cultural and social contexts in a meaningful and memorable way. It is particularly important that immersion teachers connect classwork with real-life experiences. Immersion also includes more elements of discovery and inquiry based learning than do other kinds of instructional practices. Students are always and consistently interpreted the conclusions and context clues.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: A second language, Chinese language teaching, immersion teaching, instructional strategies
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Psychology and Education
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2017 07:33
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017 06:37
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/15396

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