Chinese as a Heritage Language

Chinese as a Heritage Language

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qThe authors examine the socio-cultural, cognitive-linguistic, and educational-institutional trajectories along which Chinese as a Heritage Language may be acquired, maintained and developed. It draws upon developmental psychology, functional linguistics, linguistic and cultural anthropology, discourse analysis, orthography analysis, reading research, second language acquisition, and bilingualism. This volume aims to lay a foundation for theories, models, and master scripts to be discussed, debated, and developed, and to stimulate research and enhance teaching both within and beyond Chinese language education.q--BOOK JACKET.The corpus under construction so far comprises about 1, 000 samples of written essays and narratives, with a total of about ... heritage language (HL) and foreign language (FL) learners and the unique pedagogical and assessment challenges anbsp;...

Title:Chinese as a Heritage Language
Author:Agnes Weiyun He, Yun Xiao
Publisher:Natl Foreign Lg Resource Ctr - 2008


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