Writing as Cultural Practice. Case Study of a Chinese Heritage School in Belgium

@inproceedings{Hsu2012WritingAC,
  title={Writing as Cultural Practice. Case Study of a Chinese Heritage School in Belgium},
  author={Hsiu-pei Hsu and Ching Lin Pang and Wim Haagdorens},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract By critically assessing the Chinese language pedagogy in a Chinese heritage school in Brussels, we analyze how the school insists on teaching traditional Chinese characters, which are used in Taiwan, by emphasizing the significance of writing, while adopting the transcription system Hanyu Pinyin , which was created in the People's Republic of China, and is emerging as the international standard of Chinese Romanization. The article reveals the cultural implications and meanings of… CONTINUE READING