Integrated Chinese, Integrated Chinese Level 2 Part 1, Digital Bookbag Bundle (Simplified).
COURSE DESCRIPTION The course is the transition course from elementary Chinese to intermediate Chinese. It aims to prepare students to have more confidence in their skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing Chinese. The student will be able to understand longer narratives and sustain comprehension through inferences in short communications with native speakers. He will improve his ability to write paragraphs describing situations in pictures, using intermediate vocabulary and more complicated structures.
Specific objectives are:
Listening: Able to understand daily conversation, can communicate with others with some help. Speech is clear.
Speaking: Emerging ability to make longer statements and ask multiple questions using the standard pronunciation and in a culturally appropriate way, able to use learned vocabulary and grammatical rules.
Reading: Can read on 500 character level with more complicated grammar.
Writing: Able to write (hand writing, and computer input) letters and descriptive paragraphs using the characters learned.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND GRADING POLICIES
Students final grades will be based on (1) objective scores they accumulate during the course and (2) the instructors’ evaluation of the students performance, participation, progress and efforts.
The objective scores will be calculated on the basis of the following components:
Quizzes and Tests 60%
Recitation (all-inclusive) 10%
MAKEUP AND HELP METHODS
You have up to one week to makeup the missing assignments due to an excused absence. Any work not submitted within the week will result in "no credit". Make appointment with the teacher for extra help.
Homework must be turned in on the due day. Homework is always due at the beginning of class. Homework turned in at the end of class is not accepted. No late homework will be accepted. Paragraphs writing require at least 100 characters. Please staple multiple pages together, standard size paper only. Please double space if you turn in homework on ruled 81/2 by 11 sheet of paper.
Grading standard on homework: Legible Chinese characters, grammar patterns.
Be on Time
Students are expected to adhere to all school rules. Students are to be in their seats ready to learn at the bell and are not to pack up and leave until dismissed. The lateness policy is stated in the student handbook will be followed as stated.
Each student is to respect the needs of the others in the class. Disruptive behavior such as talking to those around you during the lesson or shouting across the room will not be tolerated.
Class Notes and Handouts
Students must bring their 3 ring binder, pencils/pens to class everyday for taking notes in class. Textbooks and workbooks are required as instructed daily. A high number of handouts and worksheets will be given. Please punch holes to store handouts securely into the 3 ring binder. It would be helpful to have dividers for organizing numerous worksheets. Each class note/ worksheet/ paper should be titled with the date. If a worksheet or paper is collected, please be sure to include your name and date on the top of the paper.
Food and Drink
Food and/or drink are not permitted in the classroom.
A notebook for class use
A 3 ring binder
A flash drive (One GB or more)
Headphone for lab
Mrs. Shi’s Webpage:
a. be able to say the words and write down the Pinyin and
b. know how to use the words in longer phrases and sentences.
a. read character text in correct tone and intonation,
b. know the meaning,
c. be able to translate between Chinese and English.
3. Grammar and sentence patterns
a. understand the points illustrated,
b. be able to do all the exercises.
a. recognizes the characters, pronounce them correctly and know the meaning,
b. write (not copy) them correctly in the right stroke order,
c. use them in a phrase or a sentence
d. able to use computer to input characters.