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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2024, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2024.060329.

Review of Research on Exercise Design in Business Chinese Language Textbooks Since the 1990s


Meiqi Peng1, Yutong Li2

Corresponding Author:
Meiqi Peng

1College of International Chinese Culture, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, China

2College of International Chinese Language Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 100091, China


As global trade expands, proficiency in Chinese, especially in business settings, becomes increasingly vital. Embedded exercises within educational materials play a crucial role in reinforcing knowledge, refining skills, and enhancing comprehension. This article adopts a broad-to-specific approach, first providing an overview of research on exercises in international Chinese language textbooks and then focusing on a detailed review of exercise design in Business Chinese language textbooks, analyzing 282 papers published since the 1990s. By examining research on exercise development in Business Chinese textbooks, it provides valuable insights into the optimal trajectory for exercises in international Chinese language textbooks. Additionally, this article offers recommendations for the design of international Chinese business textbooks, advocating for the integration of multimedia technology, project-driven exercises, and the inclusion of emotional elements in textbook exercises.


Business Chinese, Literature Analysis, Textbook, Exercise

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Meiqi Peng, Yutong Li. Review of Research on Exercise Design in Business Chinese Language Textbooks Since the 1990s. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2024), Vol. 6, Issue 3: 169-174. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2024.060329.


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