Chinese as a Foreign Language, Linguistics and Pedagogy
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The systematic study of foreign language acquisition involves a multidisciplinary approach of which linguistics is but one component, along with psychology, neuroscience, social science, cultural studies, computer science, and other fields. This article foregrounds linguistic issues involved in the teaching and learning of Chinese by non-native …

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Henning KLÖTER, “Chinese as a Foreign Language, Linguistics and Pedagogy”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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