CAH5709 - Teaching Chinese in Putonghua: Theory and Methodology

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to introduce students to theories, methodologies and previous studies related to using Putonghua as a medium of instruction to teach the Chinese language subject in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong. The student will be given chances to generate ideas and methods to teach the Chinese language in Putonghua.


Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Attendance, participation in group discussion and other class activities: 15%
A critique/critiques of research report(s) / article(s): 25%
Teaching demonstration in class: 20%
Create a written lesson plan, teaching materials and assessment materials used for the teaching demonstration: 25%
Written evaluations and creative suggestions on the teaching demonstrations done by other students: 15%
Detailed Course Information


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