Review of ChinesePod (2009). Ken Carroll. chinesepod.com

Ching-Ni Hsieh

Abstract


This article critically reviews the website ChinesePod, a language learning website that provides daily podcasts to teach spoken Mandarin Chinese to adult learners of Chinese as a second language. The main strength of the website lies in its support for social interaction and its focus on a global communicative approach to language learning and teaching. Learners and teachers of Chinese will find these podcasts interesting and helpful for enhancing learning motivation and learner autonomy.

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