Consistency of phonetic families and principles of teaching Chinese as a foreign language

Sun-A Kim, S.H. Shin

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本文基于汉语水平提高、对声旁家族的认知就会增强的前提,探讨利用声旁家族之间的一致性(具有同一声旁的"声旁家族"的读音的类似程度)来进行对外汉语形声字教学的具体步骤和原则。本文以《新HSK词汇大纲》中所出现的形声字与其声旁字为考察对象,分析声旁家族及其一致性,参照考察分析所得结果,提出适用于对外汉语形声字教学的建议。||The paper aims to establish principles of teaching phonetic compound characters by using the consistency of phonetic families.This study categorizes phonetic compound characters and their phonetic radicals appearing in 5000 words of The Outline of New HSK according to phonetic family,and then analyzes their consistency.As a result,five major principles of teaching the pronunciation of phonetic compound characters are induced.The proposed principles could help educators and scholars of Chinese as a foreign language and arouse interest in devising specific methods to teach phonetic compounds and their phonetic radicals more effectively.
Original languageChinese (Simplified)
Pages (from-to)19-30
Number of pages12
Journal汉语学报 (Chinese linguistics)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • The outline of new HSK
  • Phonetic compound character
  • Phonetic family
  • Consistency

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