Pedagogical Grammar
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In the field of learning Chinese as a second/foreign language (L2 Chinese), the English term ‘pedagogical grammar’ has been used variously, while its counterpart in Chinese, jiāoxué yǔfǎ 教學語法, has a more consistent and standard reference, especially in mainland China. This is due to the fact that ‘grammar’ in general linguistics covers…

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Shou-hsin TENG, “Pedagogical Grammar”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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