A study on Mandarin Speaking Analysis Among Non-Chinese Students In Malaysia

Yong, Ying Mei (2017) A study on Mandarin Speaking Analysis Among Non-Chinese Students In Malaysia. In: 1st ASEAN Academic Conference on Teaching Chinese, 16-17 February 2017 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. .

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Language learning is a skill which needs to be practised frequently. There are four skills in learning a language which include listening, speaking, reading and writing. The learners must have a lot of input of vocabulary and basic grammar knowledge in the target language, then they will be able to speak in target language. Speaking test is an assessment method to evaluate the speaking ability among learners in daily conversational Mandarin. Thus this study investigated Mandarin speaking ability among non-Chinese students in Malaysia. A total of 30 non-Chinese students from Mandarin for Intermediate course of Universiti Malaysia Pahang took part as the respondents. The research instrument is Mandarin speaking test which is modify the format of Chinese Speaking Proficiency Test for Beginners, name as Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi Koushi (HSKK). It is included the contents of Mandarin level 1 and Mandarin level 2 in Chinese Speaking Proficiency Test for Beginners. The finding shows the performance of the Mandarin speaking among non-Chinese students with various types of sentences. From this study, it can be concluded that non--students need more practical in Mandarin speaking and the tutorial class has been suggested for them.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chinese Speaking Proficiency Test(HSKK); Mandarin as a foreign language; Malaysian non-Chinese students; Mandarin speaking performance
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Tan Wai Chung
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2019 02:20
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2019 02:20
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/19482
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