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A case study on applying the Web 2.0 software to train a Chinese L2 learner's listening and speaking skills

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posted on 2020-11-10, 20:56 authored by Qiao-Yu CaiQiao-Yu Cai, Cheng-Ji Lai
The present study analyzed a series of user-friendly, free Web2.0 digital tools for distance Chinese learners to study along with a textbook, Practical Audio-Visual Chinese 2, designed and carried out experimental teaching courses for Japanese participants with elementary Chinese proficiency, and lastly concluded with pedagogical suggestions for TCSOL based the feedback from users.
Based on the study results, two main themes were discussed: (1) how to design Web2.0 digital tools for distance Chinese learners as well as the pros and cons of using Web2.0 digital tools for TCSOL, (2) the timing, procedure, and effects of modular teaching using Web2.0 digital tools on elementary learners of Chinese.


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  • Taiwan

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  • Higher Education Faculty 4-yr College

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National Taichung University of Education

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