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CHINESE II

CHINESE II

 

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Commitment: 6 hours of videos and quizzes

 

How To Pass:   Pass all graded assignments to complete the course.

 

How To Submit: Once course is complete, take a screenshot of your FINAL GRADE and email it to mc2mastery@gmail.com

 

Chinese II - Syllabus

 

 

WEEK 1

What do you know about him/her?

You’re going to learn how to welcome, introduce, exchange greeting, talk about job, tell phone number and address in this module.

5 videos, 8 readings

  1. Video: Welcome To 'More Chinese For Beginners'

  2. Video: Pleased to meet you.

  3. Reading: New words list

  4. Reading: Additional Information: Appellation

  5. Video: Long time no see.

  6. Reading: New words list

  7. Reading: Additional Information: Greetings

  8. Video: They are both teachers.

  9. Reading: New words list

  10. Discussion Prompt: 3.Translation

  11. Reading: Additional Information:Cartoon

  12. Video: May I have your phone number, please?

  13. Reading: New words list

  14. Reading: Additional Information:Address and Date

  15. Discussion Prompt: Review

Graded: 1.Please give the correct addressing according to the information given.There is a new word in the 5th one. Can you guess the meaning?

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Choose the correct response.

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Choose the correct position(among (A)(B)(C)(D)) of the given word.

Graded: 1.Choose the correct expression accordingly

Graded: 2.Choose the correct answer according to what you hear

WEEK 2

I’m very busy!

How about your life? Are you busy at working, learning, cooking? Or you are quite relaxed to enjoy sport and art? Let’s talk about the life arrangement in this module.

4 videos, 8 readings, 2 practice quizzes

  1. Video: I’m working.

  2. Reading: New words list

  3. Practice Quiz: 2. Tell what he/she/they are doing according to the pictures.(You can type in Pinyin or Chinese characters)

  4. Practice Quiz: 3.Ask for some help with the words given(you can type in Pinyin or characters)

  5. Reading: Additional Information:Work Overtime and Homework

  6. Video: When are you going to get off the work?

  7. Reading: New words list

  8. Reading: Additional Information:Breakfast

  9. Video: Do you have time on Saturday?

  10. Reading: New words list

  11. Discussion Prompt: 2.Translation

  12. Reading: Additional Information:Folk Music

  13. Video: What are you doing?

  14. Reading: New words list

  15. Discussion Prompt: 2.Translation

  16. Reading: Additional Information:Chinese Calligraphy

  17. Discussion Prompt: Review

Graded: 1.Tell true or false according to the video

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Tell true or false according to the video

Graded: 3.Fill in the blank with the appropriate word

Graded: 1.Tell true or false according to the video.

Graded: 1.Give the response accordingly

WEEK 3

It’s so delicious!

What Chinese drink and food have you heard? Have you ever tried some? You’re going to learn some name of them in this module and try to describe the taste, and compare them.

4 videos, 8 readings, 1 practice quiz

  1. Video: Do you like spicy food?

  2. Reading: New words list

  3. Reading: Additional Information:Chinese cuisine

  4. Video: Coffee or tea?

  5. Reading: New words list

  6. Discussion Prompt: 1.Ask questions according to the pictures.

  7. Reading: Additional Information:Tea and Tea Set

  8. Video: I eat a lot!

  9. Reading: New words list

  10. Discussion Prompt: 1.Try to ask questions and give the answers according to the picture.

  11. Discussion Prompt: 2.Try to arrange some activities with “xiān……,zài……,zuìhòu……”and appropriate verbs.

  12. Reading: Additional Information:Spring Festival

  13. Video: This is much better than that.

  14. Reading: New words list

  15. Discussion Prompt: 1. Describe the pictures

  16. Discussion Prompt: 2. Translation

  17. Practice Quiz: 3.Describe one of the pictures that you like most with “zuì(the most)” and the word given.(You can type in Pinyin or Chinese characters)

  18. Reading: Additional Information:Mid-Autumn Festival

  19. Discussion Prompt: Review

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Fill in the blank with the appropriate word

WEEK 4

What’s the matter?

In this module, you are going to learn how to worry, comfort, complain, prohibit in Chinese.

4 videos, 7 readings, 1 practice quiz

  1. Video: What can we do?

  2. Reading: New words list

  3. Discussion Prompt: 2. Translation

  4. Reading: Additional Information:Chinese Films

  5. Video: You can’t buy anymore!

  6. Reading: New words list

  7. Discussion Prompt: 2. Translation

  8. Reading: Additional Information:National Dress

  9. Video: May I exchange?

  10. Reading: New words list

  11. Discussion Prompt: 1.Translation

  12. Video: Be quiet, please.

  13. Reading: New words list

  14. Practice Quiz: 1.Please tell the meaning of following signs(you can type in Pinyin or characters)

  15. Reading: Additional Information:Chinese painting

  16. Discussion Prompt: Review

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 1.Match

WEEK 5

I’m not feeling well.

You’re going to talk about healthy including slight illness, environment, sports exercise in this module.

4 videos, 6 readings

  1. Video: I feel headache!

  2. Reading: New words list

  3. Discussion Prompt: 2.Give the expression according to the pictures

  4. Video: You should go to the hospital.

  5. Reading: New words list

  6. Discussion Prompt: 3. Translation

  7. Reading: Additional Information:Traditional Chinese Medicine

  8. Video: I think riding bike is better for your healthy.

  9. Reading: New words list

  10. Discussion Prompt: 1.Do you like to drive or ride bike? Can you list at least 3 advantages and disadvantages?

  11. Video: I go running every day.

  12. Reading: New words list

  13. Discussion Prompt: 1.Please talk about your sport exercise with the following suggesting expressions

  14. Reading: Additional Information:Exercise

  15. Discussion Prompt: Review

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Fill in the blank with correct phrase.

WEEK 6

When will be the next holiday?

Do you have a lot of holidays? How do you spend them? Let’s talk about transportation, plan, experiences about holiday and travelling. And you can also know some famous site of China.

4 videos, 6 readings

  1. Video: How about your holiday?

  2. Reading: New words list

  3. Discussion Prompt: 3.What did you do yesterday? Can you list at least 3 items?

  4. Reading: Additional Information:Vacation and traffic

  5. Video: What’s your plan for the coming weekend?

  6. Reading: New words list

  7. Discussion Prompt: 2.Talk about your plan for today or tomorrow or this weekend

  8. Video: Have you been to Beijing?

  9. Reading: New words list

  10. Discussion Prompt: 1.Try to ask someone if he/she has some experiences for your country with the words given

  11. Discussion Prompt: 2.Try to tell if you’re interested in the following things

  12. Reading: Additional Information:Beijing

  13. Video: If you like cities, then go to the east.

  14. Reading: New words list

  15. Discussion Prompt: 2.Recommend some famous sites in your country with following expressions

  16. Discussion Prompt: Review

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Rearrange the following words accordingly(Please answer with 'abc')

Graded: 1.Choose the correct questions for the answers.(not according to the video.)

Graded: 1.Choose the correct direction in Chinese