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Studies in Writing #16: Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas

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One of the most civilized nations in history, China has a long-standing writing tradition and many Chinese texts have become world treasures. However, the way the Chinese teach writing in various countries in contemporary times is little known to the outside world, especially in Western countries. Undoubtedly, the Chinese have had an established traditional method of writing instruction. However, recent social and political developments have created the perception amongst both practitioners and researchers of a need for change. Whilst certain socio-political changes, both in Mainland China and in the territories, acted as agents for reform of the teaching of composition, the shape these reforms are taking has been due to many different influences, coming both from inside the countries themselves and from foreign sources. Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore have each developed their own approach to the teaching of composition. Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas aims to provide an accurate picture of the diverse composition teaching contexts and approaches in these four regions and countries. This is the first book that systematically introduces recent developments in teaching composition in Chinese-speaking areas. It outlines current theories and paradigms originating both in the West and in China and Chinese-speaking territories and the way in which these have been adapted to suit the various cultural contexts and learning environments. The overview is of relevance not only to the East, but throughout the world.

About the Author

Dr Mark Shiu-kee SHUM is an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Education in the University of Hong Kong. He is the Director of the Support Centre Using Chinese as the Medium of Instruction in the Faculty. He has been a Chinese language educator for 36 years, teaching Chinese in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and overseas. He has published more than 40 papers and 20 books and monographs. His research areas include teaching of writing, application of systemic functional linguistics to Chinese language education, language across the curriculum, medium of instruction and subject specific genres. Professor De-lu ZHANG is now teaching English language and linguistics at the Foreign Languages College, Ocean University of China. He is the Dean of the College, the vice-Chairman of China Stylistics Society, and vice-Chairman of China Language and Semiotics Society. He has been teaching English language for 26 years in colleges and universities in Mainland China and has published more than 80 papers and 15 monographs and textbooks, etc. His research areas include systemic functional linguistics, stylistics, semiotics, discourse analysis, and foreign language teaching.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction: Teaching Writing In Chinese Speaking Areas.- Teaching Chinese Report Writing: Melbourne and Hong Kong.- Teaching Writing In English as A Foreign

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441938886
Author:
Shum, Mark Shiu-kee
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Shum, Mark Shiu-Kee
Author:
Zhang, De-lu
Subject:
Education-Teaching Reading and Writing
Subject:
Language Experience Approach
Subject:
Language Education
Subject:
Learning & Instruction
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Series:
Studies in Writing
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
20101208
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
282
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 433 gr

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Education » Classroom Resources
Education » General
Education » Teaching » Reading and Writing
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