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ERIC Number: EJ485097
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0129-7767
Distinctive Features of Chinese and Western Thought Patterns as Seen in Mandarin and English.
Hing, Leong Sook
Guidelines, v15 n2 p38-44 Dec 1993
Some differences between Western and Chinese thought patterns are highlighted to help language teachers better prepare teaching strategies for Chinese-speaking students. Differences discussed include emphasis given to bigger/smaller units, tense, direct/indirect expression, individualism, appropriate behavior, linear vs. circular thinking patterns. (Contains four references.) (LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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