Scaffolding Culture through online multimedia materials to advanced learners of Chinese as a Second Language

Conference Paper

This paper examined the effectiveness of a multimedia website specifically designed for advanced learners of Chinese as a second language (CSL) in terms of its design, development, and implementation of the materials from the website into a traditional foreign language classroom instruction. Drawing research from Socio-Cultural theory in Second Language Acquisition, this paper discussed the rationale behind the design of the teaching materials which aim at enhancing critical listening skills and cultural literacy.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lee, K

Published Date

  • 2010