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A survey on the motives for foreign students in learning Chinese

Dear students, we are doing a research on foreign students' Chinese study. This is a survey on
the motives for foreign students in learning Chinese. We concern about your personal opinion
about these questions , please answer them according to your own situation. We promise the
results of yours will only be used in the research. Thank you for your participation .
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Note: Please choose a suitable answer according to your own situation , and mark the figures
with "". If there's no suitable answer applied, please write down what you think about.
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(Personal Information) :
(Gender)(M) F
2.Age 18 1822
2226 2630
3035
35
3.Education Level high shool and below
2 (Bachelor) (Master) (Doctor)
4.NationalityMongolia Mother Language Mongolian
5.Are you a foreigner of Chinese descent? Y N
6. Did you have a job or do you have a job now?
? Y N
7.(if yes, then what was or is it)
(teacher) (official for government ) (boss)

(company employee)
(doctor)
(military
personnel) other job_____
8.Is/Was your job related with Chinese? ?
Y (N)
9.(the job you expect to do after mastering Chinese)
?
(Chinese teacher) translator or
interpreter of Chinese and my mother language (boss)
(civil servant) (sinologist) ,
(company employee) other job_____

about the family members


1.the mother language of your parents
(father)Mongolian
(mother): Mongolian
2.(Are your parents foreigners of Chinese descent?)

Y N
Y
N
3.(the educated level of your parents)
secondary (Bachelor) (Master)
(Doctor)
secondary (Bachelor) (Master)
(Doctor)
4.(the career of your parents)
(teacher) (official for government ) (boss)
(company employee) (doctor) (Military
personnel) other job-----------
(teacher) (official for government ) (boss)
(company employee) (doctor) (Military
personnel) other job_____
5. (Do your parents always contact with Chinese for job?)

(often) (seldom ) (never)
(often) (seldom ) (never)
6.(Chinese level of your parents)
(excellent) (good) (so so (bad)
(dont know Chinese at all)
(excellent) (good) (so so (bad)
(dont know Chinese at all)
7.(Your parents monthly salary )
1000 (below 1000$ ) 1000$ 1000-2000 (1000-2000$) 1000$-2000$
2000-3000(2000-3000$) 2000$-3000$ 3000 (more than 3000$)3000$
1000 (below 1000$ ) 1000$ 1000-2000 (1000-2000$)1000$-2000$
2000-3000(2000-3000$) 2000$-3000$ 3000 (more than 3000$)3000$
8. (Are you married?) Y N
9. /(if yes, the nationality of your husband/wife)
/ ? Mongolia
10. / (the mother language of your husband/wife) /-
Mongolian
11. / (Is your husband/wife a foreigner of Chinese descent)
/
Y
N
12. /(the career of your husband/wife) /-
(teacher) (official for government ) (boss)

(company employee) (doctor) (Military personnel)


other job_____
13. /(Does your husband/wife always contact with Chinese for
job?) / ?
(often) (seldom ) (never)
(often) (seldom ) (never)
14. /(Your husband/wifes monthly salary ) /

1000 (below 1000$ ) 1000$ 1000-2000 (1000-2000$) 1000$-2000$ 2000-3000(20003000$) 2000$-3000$ 3000 (more than 3000$)3000$
(about Chinese study)
1. ___42__(When did you start your Chinese study?)
?
2. How long have you learned Chinese?
____5 months______
3. (How long have you learned Chinese in China?)
?______never_____
4. HSK HSK Level __I didnt give
HSK exam__ ________
6. ______ _______ ___3____
, ____4___- .
How many foreign language have you learned? Is Chinese the first, second or third foreign
language that you have learned?

7. (The reason you study Chinese :)

Strongly
Agree

Some What
Agree

Slightly
Disagree

Some What
Disagree

Neither Agree
Nor
Disagree

Because I like Chinese.


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Because I am interested in Chinese culture.


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Because I like Chinese people.


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Because I like China.


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Because my parents want me to study Chinese.


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Because my parents think Chinese language is important.


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Because my parents/families think that I must


study Chinese to be a well educated people.

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8

Because some important people for me such as my family


members , my teacher, my friends think I should study Chinese.

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9

Because mastering Chinese can help me to gain


recognition from my family members, my teacher, my
classmates,

my

boss etc.

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.
10

Because a lot of people around me are studying


Chinese.
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11

Because my country has a good relationship with


China, the government encourage us to study Chine

,

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12

Because I think it's important to master Chinese.


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13

Because I think a well educated people is supposed to master


Chinese.
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14

Because mastering Chinese can help to get more respect from


others.
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15

Because

mastering Chinese can help my family to gain


recognition.

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16

Because
mastering Chinese can make me get higher social position.

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17

Because learning Chinese may broaden my life.



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18

Because mastering Chinese may help me to cultivate


people in higher social position .

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19

Because mastering

Chinese may help me to do business with Chinese.



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20

Because mastering Chinese may help me to get a better career.


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21

Because mastering Chinese may help me to find a


job.
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22

Because mastering Chinese may help me to be more


competitive in my work.

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23

Because mastering Chinese may help me to improve


more chances of employment.
.

24

Because mastering Chinese may help me to get promotion in my


work.
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25

Because

mastering Chinese may help me to get a higher


salary.
.
26

Because I want to do a work related with Chinese



.

27

Because I want to do a work related with Chinese.


28

Because I

should often contact with Chinese people in my work .

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29

Because Chinese economic develops quickly, and


Chinese language become more and more important.
,
.

30

Bec aus e st ud yi n g

C hi nese need lo wer f ee.


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31

Because

the fee of studying in China is lower for my country is near to China.



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32

Because it is easier to get scholarship to study in China.


33

Because I can get scholarship from Chinese government.


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Because I can get scholarship from our government.


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37

Because we have Chinese class as optional class,it is


convenient to study Chinese.

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Because there's a lot of Chinese people around me ,


it is convenient to study Chinese.

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38

39

Because there are many Chinese faculty around me ,


it is convenient to study Chinese.


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40

Because I often contact with Chinese people.



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41

Because I

should often contact with Chinese people in my work .


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42

Because there is a Confucius Institute near me.


,
.

43

Because Chinese is easier for me compared with


other
languages.


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44

Because Chinese is easy for me for I am good at learning


language.
.

45

Because

Chinese is easy for me since my mother language is similar to


Chinese.
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46

Because we have to pass Chinese to enter the


next higher school in our country.

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47

Because I want further my study in China .


,
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48

Because I must use Chinese to study my major 44or technology.


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49

Because I must use Chinese in my further study.


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50

Because I want to get a diploma.

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51

Because I want to get

more education opportunity .


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52

Because I want to live in


China.
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53

Because I want to work in China.


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54

Because China has a great population ,


learning Chinese can communicate with more Chinese people.

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.
55

Because I can communicate with more people in


Chinese since more and more people are studying Chinese.

,
.
56

Because I often contact with Chinese people.


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57

Because I

should often contact with Chinese people in my work .

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59

Because I want to travel in


China. .

I don't have a clear idea on the motive of learning Chi
nese.
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