Presentation on theme: "Ms. Carolyn Zhang’s Mandarin Class"— Presentation transcript:
1Ms. Carolyn Zhang’s Mandarin Class Welcome toMs. Carolyn Zhang’sMandarin Class
2Self-Introduction Education Background (English B.A & Education M.D Three years in Lower SchoolThe relationship between a teacher and a student is a special one --- RespectMy classes are places where I invite students to express their opinions and explore the wide world beyond themI tell them that we have a great amount of inner strength and we can influence the future in any way we want.
3High SchoolThroughout High School our focus is on providing life experience and a more tailored academic curriculum to ensure that all students are prepared for success in their lives beyond School— Prepared to lead, prepared to excel, prepared to impact and prepared to flourish.
4The teacher provides students with relevant background knowledge The teacher provides students with relevant background knowledge. It builds a foundation which will facilitate students to better understand how to learn Mandarin well.
5Students learn better in an environment where they can use the language in a realistic context. Problem solving and information transferring interactions allow students to use the language purposely. The focus for students is on completing the tasks and language provides the means. Limited language forms are used selectively and repeatedly.
6Help the students bring the learning results they desire. DestinationHelp the students bring the learning results they desire.
10Vocabulary---Pinyin&Radical A vast amount words and phrases are put in their minds in order to strengthen the understanding of languages.Pinyin can cultivate the students’ their ability to solve unfamiliar characters or words.Radical can help the students analysis the characters and the meaning, not remember the characters by the single trace.
11ConversationAll the dialogues are related with our daily life. They can incorporate their learning into their daily life directly.
12Articles/StoriesThe students will learn one appropriate article in Chinese twice a week. Learning different style of articles by reading can expand their global vision and strength their writing ability.
13Chinese Culture Chinese Folk Customs Special Topics/ Fables on Ancient ChineseChina Idioms such as xiē hòu idiomsChinese CalligraphyChinese Classical Film
14Aim.1 Listening and Repeating Let the students love, be excited and confident to speak in Chinese.Aim.2 Listening, speaking and readingIt’s the first time for the students to learn how to analysis stories between lines systematically.Aim.3 Listening, speaking reading and writingThe students are encourage to conclude the general idea after listening and rewrite a short passage after reading.Aim.4 Solving problem skillsThe students will try to use a dictionary or internet to solve problems during the learning process.Aim.5 Four skillsThe learners are able to respond to each level’s (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) focus questions.Objectives