APAN Meeting, Busan, Korea, 24-30 August 2003 Multilingual Education from Traditional to e-Learning ZuoRui SHEN China Agricultural University Beijing 100094, China E-mail: email@example.com 1. Bilingual Learning in China
China Agricultural University
Beijing 100094, China
In 2001, Ministry of Education of China (MOE) issued a document to stipulate that 5-10% of universitie courses should become bilingual in three years by introducing original textbooks from developed countries and enhancing professional skill of teachers.
China is a country of 56 nationalities with Han as a majority and others as minorities. So, for the minorities they have to need bilingual education with Mandarin Chinese and their native language.
The government and people of China recognize English as a common language, stimulatedly since the advent of Internet.
Urban children start their English study since the fifth year in primer schools. The English study is obligatory until college years.
Now it implies a progress that teaching English as a foreign language or second language is turning to bilingual learning.
Especially Over a campus LAN students can learn English any time and any place in diverse ways, such as listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Traditional model of teaching: Students surrounding teacher.
Learning English Over CAU Campus LAN
- historical record of seeing about some words
- precise search of a word
- management of dictionary files
system parameter selection
How will be about APAN’s
multilingual dictionary ?
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