The Routledge Advanced Language Training Course for K-16 Non-native Chinese Teachers is a content-based and thematically organized textbook designed for non-native in- and pre-service K-16 Chinese language teachers.
Based on five years of field testing, the book offers an innovative approach to advanced language instruction, allowing users to further advance their language proficiency while continuing their professional development in teaching Chinese as a second or foreign language.
covers a range of up-to-date pedagogical and cultural themes
provides a variety of engaging activities and exercises, allowing readers for K-16 to explore pedagogical and cultural issues in the target language with best classroom practices in mind
familiarises users with authentic forms of modern communication in today's China to better engage learners
is accompanied by a Companion Website with audio recordings for each lesson as well as supplementary materials and teaching resources.
The Routledge Advanced Language Training Course for K-16 Non-native Chinese Teachers is an essential resource for non-native Chinese teachers and for those on TCFL teacher training programs.
Hong Gang Jin is University Chair Professor at the University of Macau. Lian Xue is Visiting Instructor of East Asian Language and Literature at Hamilton College, New York. Yusheng Yang is Chinese Language Instructor at Georgetown University. Lan Zhao Zhou is Assistant on the Teacher Development Program at the Associated Colleges in China (ACC)
Standards-based Language Instruction; Backward Curricular Design and Thematic Unit Approach; Teaching in the Target Language and Comprehensible Input; Effective Instructional Strategies; Corrective Feedback; Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling; Task-based Instructional Design; On Instruction of Chinese Pronunciation and Tones; On Instruction of Chinese Literacy; A Chinese Popular Song and its Social Impact; The Current State of China's Education; Chinese Taboos ; New and Popular Chinese Expressions; Modern Technology: WeChat; A Chinese Documentary - Please Vote Me