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FLC301: Chinese1 (2014-2015)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Foreign Language Program
COURSE TITLE: Chinese I (Mandarin)
CALENDAR YEAR: 2014-2015
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
CODE: FLC301
TYPE: REG
CREDITS: 1.00
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks

Major Concepts/Content: This is a beginning level course that will introduce the student to a variety of areas of Mandarin Chinese (Simplified). In this course, the student will learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material (Introduction to Chinese, Greetings, Calendar, Weather, and Time), students learn to express themselves using an ever increasing vocabulary. Grammar is introduced and practiced in innovative and interesting ways with a variety of learning styles in mind. Culture is sprinkled throughout the course in an attempt to help the learner focus on the Chinese speaking world and their culture, people, geographical locations and histories. The course is aligned to the national Foreign Language standards.

Competencies:
Chinese I Standards

Course Objectives:

In this course, the learner will learn to do the following, at the beginning level.

  • Learn to appreciate other cultures
  • Familiar with the Chinese phonological system
  • Familiar with greetings in Chinese
  • Know Chinese numbers
  • Express likes and dislikes
  • Talk about themselves
  • Talk about calendar
  • Talk about the weather
  • Talk about the time
  • Ask and respond to simple questions on basic topics
  • Write and type words in Chinese and pronounce words appropriately

Course Outline First Semester

  • Introduction to Chinese I
  • Greetings
  • Calendar
  • Weather
  • Time

Course Outline Second Semester

  • Places
  • Family
  • Food
  • Activities
  • School

Essential Software:

Required Materials

Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1 Textbook, 3rd Edition (Simplified) Hardcover 中文听说读写

Third Edition by Yuehua Liu, Tao-chung Yao, Nyan-Ping Bi, Liangyan Ge, Yaohua Shi Original Edition by Tao-chung Yao, Yuehua Liu, Liangyan Ge, Yea-fen Chen, Nyan-Ping Bi, Xiaojun Wang, Yaohua Shi

ISBN: 9780887276446