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Learning the Chinese Language in a Multicultural Milieu: Factors Affecting Chinese-Canadian Adolescents' Ethnic Language School Experience

Surveys of 510 Chinese-Canadian adolescents attending 3 Chinese language schools in Calgary (Alberta) found that older immigrant children maintained or developed the native language better than younger ones, and limited teaching hours and insufficient reinforcement for using Chinese outside school hindered development of literacy in Chinese. (Contains 30 references.) (TD)

  • Contributor: Chow, Henry P. H.
  • Date Published: Win
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Alberta Journal of Educational Research
  • Notes: FirstSearch indicates your institution subscribes to this publication. Libraries worldwide that own item: 181 UNIV OF COLORADO AT BOULDER Search the catalog at the library of the University of Colorado at Boulder. ISSN: 0002-4805 English Journal Article (CIJE) 080 Journal Articles; 143 Reports--Research
  • Number: 4
  • Volume: 47
  • Year: 2001

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