Teacher guide Teaching about Chinese characters - Teacher idea

TLF ID R10181

This Teacher idea describes how a teacher used the Character catalogue and associated learning objects to help his Chinese language learners understand how Chinese characters are constructed from basic components, including form, shape, structure, stroke order, sound and meaning.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource provides teachers with ideas relating to the use and integration of the ‘Cracking the code’ digital content for Chinese language learning.
  • It describes the series of learning objects and includes sample images from the digital content.referred to by the teacher.
  • It includes direct links to the TLF digital content used by the teacher.
  • It provides contextual information about the learning environment and teacher reflections on the effectiveness of the unit taught.
  • It includes still images showing the teacher and students using the digital content for teaching and learning.
Year level

2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Languages
  • Languages other than english

Other details

  • Author
  • Person: Philip Wilson
  • Description: Author
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Philip Wilson
  • Description: Author
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.