ERIC Number: EJ637371
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Cross-linguistic Awareness of Cultural Keywords: A Study of Chinese English Speakers.
Cortazzi, Martin; Shen, Wei Wei
Language Awareness, v10 n2-3 p125-42 2001
Explores six Chinese terms that are among a handful of identifiable cultural keywords that have played an important role in Confucian heritage cultures. by examining common translations and explanations of the keywords in English, shows that their meanings are interrelated and overlapping.A questionnaires was used to investigate how native Chinese speakers understand the keywords compared with English-speaking learners of Chinese. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Special issue: Papers from the 5th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness (Leicester, England, June 2000).