The traditional way 教中国字的传统方式Copy Write over and over Dictation Test Often Failure 模仿/复制，一遍一遍的写，听写，测试，失败
That’s the way wehave always done it! 这就是我们一直做事的方法
Using Radicals in Teaching Chinese Characters to Second Language Learners M a r c u s TAF T a n d K e v i n C H U N G University of New South Wales, Australia http://www2.psy.unsw.edu.au/Users/mtaft/TaftANDChung1999.PDF
The Role of Learning Experience on the perceptual organization of Chinese characters Wenliang Chen National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Kyoto, Japan The results found that a chunking mechanism underlies theperception of Chinese characters so learners tend to organize information into chunks to reduce processing load.
A Neural Network Model for Visual Perceptual Learning Jiawei Chen, Liujun Chen,Yan Li - Beijing Normal UniversityBeginner learners use global strategies to identify characters. Beginners try toset up a relationship between the characters with some pictures that alreadyexist in the brain.For learners at the Intermediate and Advanced level, the radicals play a moreimportant role in the process of perception.Chinese characters can be perceived by two basic modes:Global to local (global perception) andLocal to global (local perception)Local perception is more efﬁcient than global perception
Students areACTIVE Learners ofChinese characters
Rainbow Writing 彩虹写Students use a 4 colour pen to learn the stroke order of characters. 71
Look, Cover, Write, CheckLookCoverWriteCheck X 72
Allow students to add to the Word Wall Word Walls - ecomes a Reference for the class b - xtends vocabulary beyond set e characters - asier to retrieve vocabulary e Students keep their own Word Wall in a Folder 73
Harness the power of technology in your Chinese language classroom
Apps for Learning Chinese !http://www.creativechinese.com/2011/09/25/ipads-and-ipods-in-the-chinese-classroom/
The SECRETS ofChinese characters. 1. Sorting Characters - space 2. Building Blocks 3. Clusters and chunks 4.Visual memory 5. Technology
Are your learners engaged inlearning Chinese characters?
Your Mission today is to start finding out the secrets of Chinese characters. You will start comparing characters and write your findings below. Good Luck! Building Block English meaning I explored Chinese characters and found….. TOP 人 rén 刀 dāo person knife SECRET 力 lì 又 yòu power again 口 kǒu mouth Small 囗 wéi mén enclosure door Group 土 tǔ 夕 xī earthExploration sunset 大 dà big Teams 女 nǚ 子 zǐ female son 寸 cùn inch 小 xiǎo small
Are your students autonomous learners of Chinese characters?部首
Do your students have an understanding of Chinese characters?“教人以渔，他能养活自己的生命.”孔子“Teach a person to ﬁshand he/she will haveenough for a life-time.”