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ERIC Number: ED510014
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 255
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 145
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8741-5307-1
Performed Culture: An Approach to East Asian Language Pedagogy. Pathways to Advanced Skills Series, Volume 11
Christensen, Matthew; Warnick, Paul
Foreign Language Publications
This book is a general introduction to the performed culture approach, which trains students how to express themselves in a way that native speakers of the target culture feel appropriate in given situations. Target readership includes Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language teachers and graduate students. Chapters of this book include: (1) Performed Culture; (2) Performing Culture: Performance-Based Curriculum; (3) Speaking and Listening in Culture; (4) Reading and Writing; (5) A Performative Approach to Grammar, Vocabulary, and Discourse; (6) Evaluating and Developing Materials for East Asian Languages; and (7) Conclusion and Recommendations. The following are also included: Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; Bibliography; Works Cited; Appendices; and Index.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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