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LINGUIST List 17.1291

Thu Apr 27 2006

Books: Applied Ling/Writing Systems: Shum, Zhang (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Megan Zdrojkowski <meganlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas: Shum, Zhang (Eds)


Message 1: Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas: Shum, Zhang (Eds)
Date: 27-Apr-2006
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas: Shum, Zhang (Eds)


Title: Teaching Writing in Chinese Speaking Areas
Series Title: Studies in Writing, Vol. 16
Published: 2005
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Editor: Mark Shiu Kee Shum
Editor: De Lu Zhang
Hardback: ISBN: 0387263926 Pages: 276 Price: U.S. $ 99.00
Abstract:

One of the most civilized nations in history, China has a long-standing
writing tradition and many Chinese texts have become world treasures.
However, the way the Chinese teach writing in various countries in
contemporary times is little known to the outside world, especially in
Western countries. Undoubtedly, the Chinese have had an established
traditional method of writing instruction. However, recent social and
political developments have created the perception amongst both
practitioners and researchers of a need for change. Whilst certain
socio-political changes, both in Mainland China and in the territories,
acted as agents for reform of the teaching of composition, the shape these
reforms are taking has been due to many different influences, coming both
from inside the countries themselves and from foreign sources. Mainland
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore have each developed their own
approach to the teaching of composition.

Written for:

University libraries, researchers, teachers of composition studies within
Chinese-speaking areas, readers including teachers teaching Chinese,
researchers interested in research in Chinese language and in comparison
between Chinese and other languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=19336


-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 




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