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Chinese Language Education in the United States (Hardcover)

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This book offers historical, philosophical, and sociocultural perspectives on Chinese language education for speakers of other languages with a special focus on Chinese language education in the United States. It provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary look at changes in CFL/CSL education over time in China and the U.S. and the philosophical, political and sociocultural influences that led to these changes. The essays address a wide array of topics related to Chinese language education, including:A historical overview of the fieldTheories that apply to CFL/CSL learningPolicies and initiatives for CFL/CSL by the Chinese and U.S. governmentsMedium of instructionCurriculum and instruction for CFL/CSL learners at K-12 and college levelsTechnology for CFL/CSL educationChinese language learning for heritage learnersCFL in study abroad contextsCFL teacher education and training

This work is essential reading for scholars and students interested in gaining a greater understanding of Chinese language education in the two countries and around the world.

Genre: Education, Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Language Experience Approach, Educational Policy + Reform / General
Series Title: Multilingual Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: November 18, 2015
TCIN: 50668796
UPC: 9783319213071
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1543
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