Teaching Chinese as an International Language at Nanyang Technological University aims to train and prepare educators who are bilingual in English and Chinese to teach Chinese in countries where Chinese is not the dominant language. It is primarily targeted at educators who desire to specialise in the theory and practice of teaching Chinese as a foreign/second/international language to learners with English as their first language (CIL learners).
Key programme features include:
- An introduction to the understanding and correct use of English as an aid to help the learners master Chinese.
- A combination of theory and practice, emphasising classroom training to ensure that graduates are competent in teaching Chinese in an English language teaching environment.
- Leverage on the prevalent Chinese textbooks used in English-speaking countries as teaching materials to highlight the pertinence of teaching.
- Language Code: Theory and Practice
- Vocabulary and Grammar: Theory and Practice
- Chinese-English Contrastive Analysis & Its Application
- Teaching of Listening & Speaking Skills in TCIL
- Teaching of Reading & Writing Skills in TCIL
- Application of Information Technology in TCIL
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A recognised Bachelor’s degree where the medium of instruction is Chinese or a postgraduate teacher education qualification specialising in the teaching of Chinese approved by the University.
International978 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 978 USD per year during 12 months.
National831 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 831 USD per year during 12 months.
- SC: S$1,102.10
- SPR/International: S$1,297.91
Living costs for Singapore
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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