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Volume 3 Number 1, 2012
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Liu, S. (2012). Online games in Chinese teaching and learning. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 3(1), 56-77.

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Abstract/摘要:

With rising number of young online gamers, online games are gaining increased attention from educators including language educators. How to make good use of available online games and develop effective games for language teaching and learning have become heated discussion topics in language education. This article is intended to provide an overview of online games that can be used in Chinese teaching and learning. The available online games can be grouped into the following three categories: Simple games that focus on vocabulary learning; complex games that can train comprehensive skills; and virtual worlds related games. In addition to offering a description of those games, the article discusses strategies of applying them in Chinese teaching and learning.

随着互联网的普及和玩网络游戏的青少年人数的增加,网络游戏得到教育界包括语言教学界的日益关注。如何利用网络游戏来提高语言教学和研发有利于语言教学的网络游戏成为语言教学领域近几年讨论的话题。本文旨在较全面介绍目前可用于中文教学的网络游戏。这些游戏大致可分为三类:以字词训练为主的简单游戏,可练习综合技能的复杂游戏,及虚拟世界的网络游戏。在介绍这三类游戏的同时,文章还讨论如何在中文教学中运用这些游戏及应注意的相关问题。

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