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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(24); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062423.

Cultural Narrative Method for Telling Chinese Stories in Foreign Languages


Xiaobo Li1, Lixian Ou2

Corresponding Author:
Lixian Ou

1College of International Studies, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518061, China

2School of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510006, China


In the face of the increasingly complex international public opinion environment under the network environment, China’s foreign language education urgetly need to explore on the theory and practice of Chinese cultural communication in the context of globalization, so that the world can truly understand China. Based on the anthropological perspective, this paper elaborates on the definition of cultural narrative and describes a specific path to train students to tell Chinese stories well through cultural narrative methods from three aspects, that is the goal of cultural narrative output, the methods, and the cultivation methods of cultural narrative to empower college students to tell Chinese stories well in foreign languages. This paper constructs the cultural narrative path of the interaction of the three elements of "consciousness, deep description and interpretation", enabling college students to tell the Chinese stories well. Finally, based on the practice of foreign language education in China, this paper proposes two ways of training, starting from "writing" and combining with "digital story" teaching, so as to effectively empower college students to tell Chinese stories well in foreign languages.


telling Chinese stories well; cultural narrative; anthropological perspectives; China’s foreign language teaching

Cite This Paper

Xiaobo Li, Lixian Ou. Cultural Narrative Method for Telling Chinese Stories in Foreign Languages. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 24: 138-144. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062423.


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