Article published in:Learning Chinese in Diasporic Communities: Many pathways to being Chinese
Edited by Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen and Andy Hancock
[AILA Applied Linguistics Series 12] 2014
► pp. 81–96
Chapter 4. Chinese heritage language schools in the United States
Chinese heritage language schools in the United States have been playing a critical role in supporting the education of children of Chinese descent. This chapter first delineates the historical background and current sociopolitical environment of Chinese heritage language schools in the U.S. Then, a case of a Chinese heritage language school, including its structure, curriculum and pedagogical practices, is examined. Implications and suggestions for enhancing the school in the current context are discussed.
Published online: 10 July 2014
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Ganassin, Sara & Prue Holmes
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