Search for dissertations about: "Chinese as a foreign language education"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Chinese as a foreign language education.

  1. 1. Enhancing intercultural communication in teaching chinese as a foreign language : An action research study

    Author : Wei Hing Ip; Shui Duen Chan; Xu Shi; Yuet Hung Cecilia Chan; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Intercultural communication; Chinese as a foreign language education; language acquisition; action research; flipped classroom approach; culture in language learning; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the rapid development of information communication technology, internationalization and globalization worldwide have required a shift in the focus of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) towards competence in intercultural communication in which the role of culture in the acquisition of CFL and in the pragmatic use of the language is emphasized and promoted. However, most of the current research in this academic area remains only on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  2. 2. English teaching in China : EFL teacher motivation and demotivation at the university level

    Author : Fei Liu; Andrea C. Schalley; Solveig Granath; Maria Kuteeva; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; EFL teachers; higher education; career motivation; motivation; demotivation; level of motivation; lexical richness; syntactic complexity; English writing proficiency; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Teacher motivation has been shown to be a major factor that affects students’ motivation to learn a second language; however, English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers’ motivation has not been given enough attention, particularly in the Chinese context where English plays a key role. Thus, this study investigates the motivation of English teachers at the university level in China in order to prepare the ground for the development of recommendations on how to enhance teacher motivation and thereby improve teaching quality and student performance. READ MORE