2020 Volume 39 Pages 53-60
Since the 2010s, a lot of Chinese students in Japan seem passive to communicate with Japanese. For verifying the reason of this fact, it’s necessary to understand about the structure of the personal network of Chinese students in Japan. Most of Chinese students were born in the era of one-child-policy in China, and more and more Chinese go to study abroad at their parents’ expense. Furthermore, Chinese students usually get in touch with their parents by Chinese social networking service （such as “Wechat”）, and the frequent use of Chinese SNS makes their personal networks based on their parents in China stronger.
This paper focuses on the personal network of Chinese students studying in Japan, and attempts to make clear that how the Chinese family structure effects Chinese students’ personal networks in Japan