A study of Chinese Modal Verbs in Chinese Textbooks for Thai learners

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Nuttha Bunthanatherachot
Boontiya Raksuan
Phisitthaphat Panyarew thongpleaw
Li Haochang


This research article aimed to analyze and compare the content design related to Chinese modal verbs in Foundation Madarin Textbooks for Thai learners. The scope of the study was limited to four Chinese textbooks including 1) Xin Shiyong Hanyu keben 《新实用汉语课本》, 2) Taiguoren Xue Hanyu《泰国人学汉语》, 3) Boya Hanyu 《博雅汉语》, and 4) Tiyan Hanyu 《体验汉语》. The study results revealed that: 1) the Chinese modal verb “会” (huì) appeared with the highest frequency; 2) Each Chinese modal verb was accompanied by an English explanation, including its negative form; 3) Chinese modal verbs were predominantly used in affirmative sentences; 4) Practice exercises for Chinese modal verbs involved composing sentences based on provided pictures. The study suggested that teachers should assess the textbook structure in terms of quantity, standards, and utilization to maximize the benefits for learners.

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Bunthanatherachot, N. ., Raksuan, B., thongpleaw, P. P., & Haochang, L. . (2024). A study of Chinese Modal Verbs in Chinese Textbooks for Thai learners. WIWITWANNASAN, 8(1), 1–21. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/wiwitwannasan/article/view/270142
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