ERIC Number: EJ470854
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Teaching Advanced Conversation and Comprehension through "Xiangsheng."
Kubler, Cornelius C.
Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, v28 n1 p1-11 Feb 1993
"Xiangsheng," a Chinese oral art form, are written and performed using idiomatic, colloquial Beijing speech and thus provide excellent material for studying spoken Chinese. Suggestions for preparing xiangsheng as teaching materials and teaching xiangsheng in the classroom are offered. Chinese character transcription, pinyin transcription, vocabulary and notes, and English translation are appended. (Contains five references.) (JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: An early version of this article was presented at the Chinese Language Teachers' Assn. Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA, November 1987).