CAH5710 - Teaching Chinese as a Second Language: Theory and Methodology

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

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

This course aims to introduce students to major theories and approaches in second language acquisition as well as Chinese as a second language (CSL) pedagogy. It also aims to provide students with a practical framework in which they can creatively apply various theories and pedagogical techniques to different levels of teaching Chinese as a second language. 

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

Attendance to lectures and tutorials; participation in class discussion; class assignments: 20%
Language class observation and written reports(800-1000 words each): 20%
In-class test: 30%
Final Project: Written project (20%), Oral presentation (10%)
Detailed Course Information


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