ERIC Number: ED258453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Chinese Children. A Teacher's Guide.
Nuffield Foundation, London (England).
A collection of works on problems of and techniques for teaching Asian immigrant children in Great Britain includes an introduction (R. P. Sloss); background information on the Chinese in Britain (H. D. R. Baker); background on the Vietnamese in Britain (P. J. Honey); "Teaching English as a Second Language with Suggestions for Chinese Children" (M. Leclerc); and "Language Difficulties for Cantonese-Speaking Pupils" (R. C. Hunt and So Yan Kin), with notes on Vietnamese (J. H. Davidson), and including notes on common errors in grammar and phonetics and a list of references. Appended materials include a suggested language structure syllabus for grades 1-6 and a guide to language structure and list of verb patterns for secondary level pupils, both extracted from "The Threshhold Level for Modern Language Learning in Schools" of the Council of Europe. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cantonese, Children, Chinese, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Refugees, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Guides, Vietnamese
Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, 20 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y5AP (3.30 pounds sterling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Nuffield Foundation, London (England).
Note: A product of the Nuffield Chinese Children's project.