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Chi, Richard (Director, Chinese School), July 16, 1996

Identifier: MOH124

Scope and Contents

1 interview with T. Richard Chi, Director of the Chinese School.Chi discusses creating the curriculum; proficiency tests; teaching Chinese language and culture; hiring new teachers; native vs. non-native teachers; what kinds of people go to Chinese School; how China is changing; Chinese politics; the significance of Mandrin; total immersion; language acquisition theory; competiton for Chinese School; tuition; teaching beginner students; Chinese cultural activities; teacher training workshop; visting speakers; future plans for Chinese School.


  • July 16, 1996

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

T. Richard Chi served as Director of the summer Chinese School in 1992.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13aflshp1996-11

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States