Chinese IB Year Two


Course Description
This is the 2nd year course of IB Mandarin program designed to be followed over two years by seniors who have little previous experience of learning Mandarin Chinese. The course aims to develop a variety of linguistic skills, and a basic awareness of the Chinese culture using the language. It is a standard level course. This course prepares last year high school students for IB exam, and the goal is for them to ultimately meet IB language requirements and pass IB exam in May 2018. 

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Chinese 2

Course Description
Chinese 2 continues the study of the Chinese language to establish a solid foundation for further development. Students will learn additional 180 characters in order to communicate verbally and in writing on various topics. Students will be engaged in the practice of speaking and writing Chinese in class and communicating through pen-pal letters and by email beyond class time. The course will also focus on cultural understanding through class discussions, group projects, movies, student presentations, and a few simple detailed authentic reading material. In addition, students will be able to type Chinese characters using computer technology, cellphone, and research online to gain first-hand knowledge to expand their horizon. 

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Chinese 1

Course Description
Chinese 1 is designed for first-time learners to gain basic knowledge of the Chinese language, which includes Pinyin (a phonetic) system, character formation, ​and simple sentence structures. Students will learn about 150-180 characters and basic grammar in order to engage in basic communications, namely basic listening, speaking, reading and writing. Application of computer technology will be introduced in Chinese language learning.

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Chinese Classes 汉语课/中文课

Confucius Classroom 孔子课堂

Study Tools:


vocabulary study 

www.quizlet.com

(class name: phelexlin)


character strokes 

www.archchinese.com

www.mandarinstrokes.com


Listening Practice

www.yabla.com(with video)

www.crazyfreshchinese.com


Ms. Liu's Google Site

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Snowden International School

Snowden International School

​150 Newbury Street  Boston Massachusetts 02116

Chinese IB Year One


Course Description
This is the 1st year course of IB Mandarin program designed to be followed over two years by juniors and seniors who have no or very little previous experience of learning Mandarin Chinese. The course aims to develop a variety of linguistic skills, and a basic awareness of the Chinese culture using the language. It is a standard level course.

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