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Conceptualization of the Chinese Language Teaching Paradigm

  • Chee Kuen Chin
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Abstract

Chinese Language curriculum in Singapore has undergone several major reforms since the nation’s independence. This article analyses the characteristics and language education views of Chinese Language curricula and discusses a paradigmatic shift needed for Chinese Language curriculum which takes into consideration various trends and conditions in Singapore, with an emphasis of affording students to use the language in real-life situations with specific purposes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Singapore Centre for Chinese LanguageSingaporeSingapore

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