ASIANLAN 445 - Chinese Language Pedagogy
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
4th year proficiency in Chinese.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:


This course is an introduction to the pedagogy of teaching the Chinese language. As it is a methodology course, its content focuses on methods and approaches with discussion and practice in the direct application of the teaching. This course improves the exposure of prospective teachers to the most up-to-date pedagogical theories and categories, including approaches to teaching, methodology, the composition of a syllabus, and techniques and implementation of language teaching. More importantly, this course teaches instruction skills in different Chinese language courses at different levels.

The ultimate goal of this course is to educate and help participants become competitive job candidates and qualified teachers for Chinese language teaching at colleges and universities, K-12, and private language schools.

Course Requirements:

Discussion of assigned reading materials, real Chinese class observation, and a final paper. Students also give their own teaching demos and presentations, which are a crucial part of the course content.

Intended Audience:

Students who are proficient in Chinese and interested in developing pedagogy skills for teaching the language. Potential students may be from LSA and the School of Education, as well as teachers and prospective teachers in other educational organizations of our community. Students who are not native or near-native speakers are not eligible for the course.


ASIANLAN 445 - Chinese Language Pedagogy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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