Category: Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

瑞娜说中文:对外汉语1

瑞娜说中文 今天的题目是对外汉语: 成为语言老师要什么要求?  

Educollaborate – A Podcast is born!

Learning, Teaching and Sharing As per my previous post of wanting to combine my skills and interest into one, the result of a serious brainstorm with a friend before I started my Masters in DTLT last year, was that of discussions about methodology with teachers. Add a healthy dose of technology, and what do we Read More …

From Plan to Action: Understanding my Skills and Interests

Uncovering Future Interests Back in September 2014, just before I began my Masters in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching at the University of Nottingham, I met up with a friend who is an I.T. whizz. She was due to help me migrate my Tumblr blog to WordPress, help with plug-ins and in general, help me Read More …

Interview with Piero Costa @ Linguese

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching Chinese with Piero Costa, co-founder of online Chinese learning platform Linguese (by Orientalmente). Check out the video to know more about Piero’s: – learning and teaching background – experience doing a Masters in TCSOL (Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) – decision to launch an Read More …

Enounters with Sinolingua

Last month, I met up with a friend from Singolingua, a publishing house that deals exclusively with teaching and learning Chinese materials. He has collaborated with Yale University on a series of books called Encounters. These books, which have accompanying multimedia components, were trialled with a select group of beginner students this past summer at Read More …

Teaching Chinese Methods with a University Professor

EXPERT CORNER Last week, I was lucky enough to spend time with a Beijing-based university professor. She has accumulated a wealth of experience in Teaching Chinese Methods or “Patterns”. In her opinion, the following US-Sino collaborations implement some of the best practices for teaching Chinese (on intensive Chinese language summer programmes) today: 1. ACC – Read More …

Mandaring

EXPERT CORNER A new Teaching Chinese Online platform, Mandaring, is in soft launch. I was lucky enough to meet up with one of the Beijing-based Mandaring team a couple of weeks ago. Since then I have enjoyed being one of their guinea pigs, trailing their online lessons. 45 minutes of intensive speaking and listening left Read More …

Interview with Teacher Leo/富强老师

EXPERT CORNER Interview in Chinese with Leo Laoshi Leo’s teaching background, love of Chinese characters, views on the current issues facing TCSOL and digital technology recommendations for learning Chinese. 傅强老师采访。傅强老师解释一下他的教学背景,热爱汉字,对学国际汉语当前存在的问题和数字化技术的建议意见。

Better Chinese

EXPERT CORNER Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with the founder of a US-based Chinese Language textbook series called Better Chinese. The company produces a range of multimedia resources from pre-school up to college level, and provides its own online learning system. Better Chinese have developed their own pedagogy: * Student-Centric approach * Read More …

Reading in Chinese

你喜欢看书吗?你喜欢通过看书学习语言吗?试试这个网站:Chinese Reading Practice 在CRP, Kendra 给我们看了很多有意思的故事。初级,中级和高级都有。 我也建议你们看这个网站:Just Learn Chinese JLC是Grace的博客。她免费提供给我们很多不同的练习汉语的活动。 听力,写作,阅读和口语,什么都有! The two links above are great, free resources for practising your Chinese reading skills and more!