Studyportals
M.A. On Campus

Teaching Chinese as an International Language

Nanyang Technological University

12 months
Duration
978 USD/year
831 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

Teaching Chinese as an International Language at Nanyang Technological University is NIE’s strategic response to this worldwide trend. 

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 978 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    831 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Teaching Chinese as an International Language
-
Nanyang Technological University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!