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Table 1 Shared words with high frequency in both China’s curriculum and Singapore’s curriculum

From: Comparison and contrast of Chinese curricula between China and Singapore: challenges and prospects

  Chinese gloss English gloss Freq. (China) % (China) Freq. (Singapore) % (Singapore)
1 学生 Student 73 2.55 77 2.82
2 学习 Learning 57 1.99 71 2.60
3 课程 Curriculum 47 1.64 20 0.73
4 评价 Assessment 41 1.43 27 0.99
5 教学 Teaching 26 0.91 47 1.72
6 能力 Ability 23 0.81 46 1.69
7 发展 Development 21 0.73 15 0.55
8 文化 Culture 17 0.60 16 0.59
9 语言 Language 17 0.60 40 1.47
10 资源 Resource 15 0.52 15 0.55
11 方式 Method 14 0.49 6 0.22
12 活动 Activity 12 0.42 5 0.18
13 过程 Process 10 0.35 7 0.26
14 阅读 Reading 10 0.35 7 0.26
15 教师 Teacher 8 0.28 32 1.17
16 内容 Content 8 0.28 11 0.40
17 目标 Target 7 0.24 9 0.33
18 生活 Life 7 0.24 9 0.33
19 教育 Education 6 0.21 5 0.18
20 设计 Designation 6 0.21 8 0.30
21 思维 Thinking 6 0.21 7 0.26
22 自主 Autonomy 6 0.21 5 0.18
23 口语 Speaking 5 0.17 5 0.18
24 探究 Exploration 5 0.17 6 0.22
25 写作 Writing 5 0.17 6 0.22
26 合作/协作 Cooperation 5 0.17 5 0.18
27 学校 School 5 0.17 8 0.30
  1. *Freq. = Frequency; % = Percentage among the whole amount of text words