Chinese Lesson Plans for Secondary Grades 6-12
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Lesson Plan for a Chinese Class on Birthdays A unit on China can be enhanced by discussing the way that Chinese celebrate birthdays. The celebration of birthdays offers insight into Chinese culture. References to birthday-oriented web sites will be included. Differences between the Western and Chinese experience are investigated.
Learn Chinese by Learning Numbers Numbers have a special place in Chinese culture. They are very closely associated with one’s fortune. Let’s learn some Chinese and practice our numerical skills at the same time. Learning number characters offers a good introduction to the language, and to learning the names of dates and weekdays.
Can You Use English Punctuation in Chinese? In Chinese, 标点符号 【biāodiǎn fúhào=punctuation marks】are used to make your meaning clear in written language as in English. Here you will learn some Chinese punctuation marks that are similar to the English marks you are familiar with.
Learning Chinese: Pinyin Pronunciation A student's first encounter with Chinese can lead to the belief that Chinese is essentially like any other language. Once Chinese characters and tones are encountered then it is clear that Chinese is not like any Indo European language. Here we help you understand and learn pinyin.
Learn to Use the Chinese Word 'de' Correctly 的【de】can mean possession, one, that or who. It can also act as a linking word between a common noun, verb or adjective and 时候【shíhòu】. If you are just learning Chinese, here is a step-by-step explanation of how-to use 的【de】to differ from 得【de】.