What Chinese students teach us chinese students elt speaking student attitudes Aug 13, 2021

By James Jenkin

As I mentioned in my previous post, there’s little evidence for the widespread view that Chinese students don’t like speaking in class. In fact, a number of large-scale studies (e.g., Littlewood, 2001, 2010; Kim, 2006) show students from the PRC question...

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Are Chinese students different? chinese students elt Aug 13, 2021

By James Jenkin

We’ve heard the stereotype: Chinese students don’t like speaking in class, expressing opinions, or playing games.

Is it true?

THE TRADITIONAL VIEW

In fact, for decades this view of Chinese learners was received opinion in the literature.

Chinese students were...

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