The Certificate in Teaching of Chinese as a Second Language aims to provide participants with theoretical and practical knowledge of the various aspects of second language acquisition and equip them with relevant teaching and assessment strategies to enhance the effectiveness of teaching Chinese as a second language in a bilingual environment.

 

1. Programme design

 

  • This programme is recommended for Lead Teachers, Senior Teachers, Primary and Secondary CL teachers.
  • These courses are conducted under TRAISI system. MOE will sponsor the training cost for the MOE-Employed Trained Education Officers.
  • The participants upon completion of 5 courses and an assignment will attain the Professional Certificate in Teaching of Chinese as Second Language.

 

Course Code Course Title Course Outline Trainer Course Date
13226

Social and Psychological Factors Affecting CL as a Second Language

This is an introductory module to the programme. Maps out the essential knowledge (society, home and student) relevant to inter-language interaction and equips teachers to teach Chinese language more effectively and efficiently in the bilingual environment of Singapore.

Dr Soh Kay Cheng

05/06/2020

(3 hrs)

 

18/09/2020

(3 hrs)

13224

Integrating Culture into the Teaching and Learning of Chinese as a Second Language 

Understand the significance of cultural competency in the 21th century and the importance of culture in language learning. Acquire a comprehensive view of the principles, strategies and methods in integrating culture in the teaching of Chinese language.

Dr Foo Suan Fong

Dr Chan Chiu Ming

24/06/2020

(6 hrs)

 

04/11/2020

(6 hrs)

13223

Assessment and Evaluation of Chinese as a Second Language: Principles and Strategies 

Understand the key features of Chinese as Second Language assessment in the context of Singapore. Identify Proficiency Test and Performance Test, and understand the alignment of the learning objectives and assessments. Master the assessment of CSL reading comprehension, oral interaction, writing and listening skills through relevant examples.

Dr Liu May

Dr Zhang Limei

22/06/2020

(6 hrs)

 

05/11/2020

(6 hrs)

13225

Language Interference: Implications for the Teaching of Chinese a Second Language

Understand how the two languages interact in a bilingual student and what form of language interference they faced when learning Chinese language. Identify the language differences between Chinese language and English language through the contrastive techniques, diagnose and reconcile the language errors caused by the language interference.

Mdm Min Yu

Dr Li Li

09/07/2020

(6 hrs)

 

06/11/2020

(6 hrs)

13227

Teaching of Chinese as a Second Language: Principles and Strategies (Pri)

Master the key concept and teaching principles of teaching Chinese Language as second language in the context of Singapore, and apply the teaching strategies (listening, speaking, reading and writing) of teaching Chinese Language as second language in practice.

Mdm Zheng Yingjiang

25/06/2020

(7 hrs)

 

01/09/2020

(7 hrs)

13228

Teaching of Chinese as a Second Language: Principles and Strategies (Sec)

Master the key concept and teaching principles of teaching Chinese Language as second language in the context of Singapore, and apply the teaching strategies  of teaching Chinese Language as second language in practice.

Dr Chan Chiu Ming

Mdm Tan Geok Hoon

Mdm Gong Cheng

30/07/2020

(6 hrs)

 

14/09/2020

(6 hrs)

Assignment (1000 words)

 

2. Registration


    To register on TRAISI website by keying in the course code under
Search Prospectus”.

 

3. Contact Details

Ms Wong Sirong/Ms Wong Angel

Executive

Phone+65 6467 5667 ext 241/248

Fax+65 6467 1278

Emailsirong.wong@sccl.sg or

             angel.wong@sccl.sg

Mr Lim Yee Pin (MTT)

Dean of Curriculum

Phone:+65 6467 5667 ext 214

Email:yeepin.lim@sccl.sg