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American Journal of Educational Research. 2018, 6(7), 984-987
DOI: 10.12691/education-6-7-14
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Study on Teaching of Rhetorical Questions in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

Liu Yan1, and Fu Rui1

1International School, North China Univ. of Tech., Beijing, China

Pub. Date: July 14, 2018

Cite this paper:
Liu Yan and Fu Rui. Study on Teaching of Rhetorical Questions in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. American Journal of Educational Research. 2018; 6(7):984-987. doi: 10.12691/education-6-7-14

Abstract

The rhetorical question is a widely used sentence pattern in modern Chinese. It is not only a key point in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, but also a difficult point for foreign learners in learning Chinese. Focusing on the rhetorical questions in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, this paper studies the teaching and acquisition of foreign students’ rhetorical questions. Based on analysis of selected textbooks for teaching Chinese as a foreign language and difficulties of foreign students in learning rhetorical questions from the perspective of the textbooks, a questionnaire is designed to examine the situation of foreign students in acquiring rhetorical questions. After analysis of difficulties that students from different countries encounter in learning rhetorical questions, this paper proposes targeted teaching suggestions accordingly.

Keywords:
teaching Chinese as a second language rhetorical question textbook acquisition

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