Skidmore Multimedia Chinese Teaching
to the Skidmore Multimedia Chinese Teaching System (SMCTS). This is a
computer based multimedia curriculum to supplement First year and Second
year Chinese language instruction at
is an on-going project and is developed by the Chinese Program at the
Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures at Skidmore, with the support
of a summer technical innovative grant from the Skidmore
emphasis of the Skidmore Multimedia Chinese Teaching System is on lively interaction, and the
focus is on the most frequently encountered and most widely used patterns.
The content and structure of the system follow the patterns of the Integrated Chinese
Workbooks published by the Cheng and Tsui Company, 2005.
purpose of the first phase of this project is to design a set of online quizzes for
elementary and intermediate levels, which will
provide students with a substantial amount of practice in reading,
listening and comprehensive drills in grammar and vocabulary. Based on the results of
the first phase, we
will be developing similar systems for the higher levels.
We hope that this system will help students studying Chinese as a second language at Skidmore in their goal to master the Chinese language.
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