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A Study on the 3 Teacher Talk in Integrated Course at the Primary Stage of TCFL-Instruction, Questioning and Feedback

Author WangHuiLi
Tutor LiuBingBing
School Shandong University
Course International Chinese Language Education
Keywords Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL) the Primary Level Comprehensive Course Teacher Talk
CLC H195.3
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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This is the study of TCFL teaching language in comprehensive course of the primary stage. In broad sense, the teaching language could be spoken language and written language (blackboard-writing), and body language could be included; in narrow sense, the teaching language refers to the spoken language used in class. And the "teaching language" in the thesis stands for the narrow sense.Accepting the point view of Sinclair & Coulthard (1975),that is, the teaching language in class includes triggering moves+response moves+feedback moves, the writer makes a study on instruction, questioning and feedback respectively, it is alsothe all-around case study of TCFL teaching language in comprehensive course of the primary stage.The full text is divided into 4 chapters. And introduction has two parts. Firstly, centering on three key words-class teaching, the primary level and integrated course, this part introduces the reasons and meaningfulness of selecting this topic, and illustrates the necessity and significance of this study. Secondly, illustrates the study methods in brief. The third part is the process of study, which consists of 4 parts:class video recording, transcription of the record or video, corpus generation and statistical analysis of the corpus. The first chapter is reviews of other’s study, which introduces the theoretical basis of this topic and home & abroad research findings of "teacher talk" in second language classrooms. The second to the fourth chapter is the study on classified teaching language of integrated Chinese course, which is the mainstay of the whole thesis. In this 3 chapter, the writer summarizes the requirements of teaching language on the primary level firstly, and then put the collected corpus into statistical analysis and summary, which comes to some related conclusions of teaching language on the primary level. The last part is the conclusion, which including:summarizing some characters of teaching language on the primary level, relating to some problems in current TCFL, and putting forward some inspiration and effective suggestions. At last, the writer points out the limitation and looks forward to the future study work.Corpus analysis, qualitative analysis and quantitative analysis are the main study methods this time. Specifically, the conclusion is based on the classroom video, transcription and comparative analysis. This paper analyzes and summarizes the characteristics of teacher talk on primary level, a special stage, and puts forward some problems and shortages, then discusses what should we do to improve the related theories and practical experience, bidding for summary and improvement of the theories on TCFL class teaching.

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