In these PDFs, the author of Setting the Stage for Chinese has shared photos of stage props and costumes (with brief instructions) used in her students' productions, plus other notes related to the stories.
China has become real force in the global economy over the past decade, and analysts are predicting a growing need for professionals with Chinese language skills in the business arena. Language departments and business schools are responding with a wave of business-oriented Chinese courses.
Is your school interested in starting an Asian language program but don't know where to begin? This service brief offers helpful suggestions and resources to create and maintain your Asian language program.
In this set of PPT, topics of grammar structures are listed at the beginning of each lesson as “Objectives”. Each topic is linked to a few PPT slides for classroom practice. You can choose the ones you want to use in any order you like, or use all of them.
In the language course, communication is the final goal and can be presented in a complete model of three modes: Interpretive, Presentational, and Interpersonal. But how do teachers engage high school students in active communication? The design and authenticity of texts and activities play a significant role.
Watch a presentation by the Curriculum Specialists at Primary Source, authors of "China in the World: A History Since 1644", as they discuss ways of teaching modern Chinese history in the high school or college classroom, from the Qing Dynasty to the 2008 Olympics.
Submitted by jodilious on Wed, 02/04/2009 - 9:16pm
One of the great nights of studying Chinese was when I went on to youtube.com to check out their selections of videos to immerse myself into the chinese language. I came across music videos, and having come very close to completing Integrated Chinese Level One, Part One I could understand a couple of songs. Here is my favorite one that gave me a real boost of confidence: