Maria Smolova

Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Pedagogy. Senior lecturer at the Chinese Language Department (Institute of Foreign Languages of Moscow City University).

Description: The knowledge of summary writing is very important in present. However, it is the skill which usually receives little attention. Therefore the aim of this report is to demonstrate how to teach writing in Chinese, particularly the writing of summaries and abstracts in Chinese. Firstly, we will talk about the features of summarizing in Chinese. Secondly, we will clarify the details of content of summarizing skill. And thirdly, we will provide clear guidelines how to summarize in Chinese while reflecting on the most common errors the Russian students make when they write their abstracts and summaries in Chinese.