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Published on 2020 September 18th

This is Special Program in Foreign Language-Chinese Mandarin 7, a thirty-two-week subject that will teach you the basics of the most widely spoken language of the world and one of the official languages of the United Nations, the Chinese Mandarin. This is a beginner Chinese course consisting of 24 lessons divided into 8 units. This subject is designed specifically to suit non-native Chinese learners and uses the Pinyin writing system which is being used to transcribe Chinese phonemes into the Roman letters. Each module consists of Dialogue (Animation), New Words, New Words Exercise, Sentence Patterns, Sentence Patterns Exercise, Matching Type Activity, and Pronunciation Drills. After taking this subject, you are expected to pass level 1 (CEFR A1-A) of the international standardized test for Chinese language proficiency, the Youth Chinese Test (YCT). Please see attached curriculum mapping for Module 7 and refer to the External Resource Identifier for the link to Module 7.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 7
Reading Comprehension Vocabulary Development Writing and Composition Oral Language and Fluency Grammar Awareness
Educators, Learners
Give and follow instructions and directions Sequence steps in a process Make a stand Organize information read into an outline Narrate events Compose simple narrative texts Identify features of narrative writing Compose personal and factual recounts Compose a series of journal entries Compose a travelogue Compose a personal letter to a friend, relative, and other people Observe and use the appropriate oral language, stance and behavior when giving information, instructions, making explanations, and narrating events in factual and personal recounts Give clear precise and concise information, explanations and instructions in varied oral communication situations Orally narrate events in factual and personal recounts using appropriate verbal and non-verbal cues Use correct and appropriate prosodic features of speech when giving information, instructions, making explanations and narrating events in personal and factual recounts

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