Teaching Chinese in K-12 Schools in the U.S.

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Heritage Learners

Material 15

“很多老师就会生气,不准讲英文。不准讲英文,那个小朋友就变成哑巴了,就什么话都不想说。” – T. L.

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Material 63

"I have some of the native speaker parents, who talk negatively about me at home to their kids because they think that my class should be harder, and I should be more like a Chinese teacher." – Nina

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Material 65

“坦白说在美国的话,我觉得这种尊师重道的概念是非常的低。” – Mark

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Material 71

"they (heritage speakers) feel so bored because their whole life, they have to go to Saturday school and they don’t think it’s fun anymore."– Bridget

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Material 73

"我们家长来源也都基本上都是华人。我从中文老师来说,我们觉得他们应该甚至应该办这个沉浸式的(小学)。"– Emma Yu

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Material 74

"有些小孩儿就是有些拉丁裔呀,我们有拉丁,有黑人,有白人,他们就有的时候就很frustrated就说。就说我怎么学好像也赶不上那个家里头有background的那些人。"– Emma Yu

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Material 75

"在加州这个equity, equity如果是公校,equity是一定要说出来的。对所有的家长,我们要meet our students’ needs, 这个是我们的旗杆儿。"– Helen

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Material 76

"很多广东裔的家庭(……)他们的语法和普通话是稍稍有区别。比如说“我要喝饮料小小”,然后我跟他说错了,他就说没有错,我们家人都这么说的。"– Ningmeng

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Material 80

"我希望他们教完这个文化之后,能够引出他心里这种pride那种骄傲,身为华人。"– Qiaoliang Chen

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Material 81

"我就说 so if anyone一定要 encounter being discriminated because of this, I would take care of this。"– Mark

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