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Cortazzi, Martin

Researching Chinese Learners

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Contexts for Researching Chinese Learners
Lixian Jin, Martin Cortazzi

Part I. Developing Teaching and Learning in China

2. Rote Learning in Chinese Culture: Reflecting Active Confucian-Based Memory Strategies
Xiuping Li, Joan Cutting

3. Cantonese and English Bodies Do Talk: A Cross-Cultural, Metaphor-Metonymy Study on Body-Part Idioms
Danny Chung-hong Leung, Crisp Peter

4. More than a Journey: ‘Learning’ in the Metaphors of Chinese Students and Teachers
Lixian Jin, Martin Cortazzi

5. Meeting in the Middle? Intercultural Adaptation in Tertiary Oral English in China
Phiona Stanley

6. Reticence and Anxiety in Oral English Lessons: A Case Study in China
Meihua Liu, Jane Jackson

7. Intercultural Competence and EFL Teaching in China
Yi Zhou, Shijing Xu, Jonathan Bayley

Part II. Intercultural Adaptation: Chinese Learners in International Contexts

8. Cultures of Learning and Student Participation: Chinese Learners in a Multicultural English Class in Australia
Heather Parris-Kidd, Jenny Barnett

9. Getting the Big Picture: A Longitudinal Study of Adaptation and Identity in a New Zealand University
Gillian Skyrme, Cynthia White

10. An Emotional Journey of Change: The Case of Chinese Students in UK Higher Education
Qing Gu

11. Intercultural Adaptation of Chinese Postgraduate Students and their UK Tutors
Yuefang Zhou, Keith Topping, Divya Jindal-Snape

12. Intercultural Adaptation — It is a Two-Way Process: Examples from a British MBA Programme
Tianshu Zhao, Jill Bourne

13. Adapting to Western Norms of Critical Argumentation and Debate
Kathy Durkin

14. Different Waves Crashing into Different Coastlines? Mainland Chinese Learners doing Postgraduate Dissertations in the UK
Nick Pilcher, Martin Cortazzi, Lixian Jin

15. Conclusions: What are We Learning from Research about Chinese Learners?
Martin Cortazzi, Lixian Jin

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Language Teaching, Language and Literature, Language Education, English

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
340 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230299481
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31865-0

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