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Ideas for performing the Level 2 plays

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.

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So Your School Is Starting a Business Chinese Program?

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.

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So Your School Is Launching An Asian-Language Program?

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.

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A set of Power-Point slides for Integrated Chinese, Level I, Part I (3rd edition)

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.

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One Class, Three Modes: Engage High School Students in Active Communication

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.

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China in the World

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.

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Is it Necessary to Develop Grammar Learning Materials?

The teaching of grammar has long been one of the most difficult challenges facing foreign language teachers.

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A New Way of Seeing: Fresh Literary Approaches to Teaching About Asia

On March 11th, celebrated East-West literary scholar, Dr. Trevor Carolan, editor of Cheng & Tsui's acclaimed new anthology Another Kind of Paradise: Short Stories from the New Asia-Pacific, spoke about the exciting new literature coming out of East and Southeast Asia.

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Syllabus and Curriculum Map

Here is a syllabus and curriculum map for teaching Huanying, Volume 1. They were created for Mandarin I at Marlborough High School.

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Music Videos

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: