Mandarin Chinese I Grades 7 & 8

Middle School Subject
World Language

Students will explore a variety of cultural themes through language and culture of the Chinese-speaking world, stressing the ability to speak and listen to basic daily conversation in Chinese.  Learn to read and write basic Chinese characters and develop an appreciation for the uniqueness of the Chinese culture through situational and daily conversations.  Songs, verb and vocabulary activities, videos, CDs, computer and internet lessons may aid skills.  Chinese includes World Cultures and explores various cultures using vocabulary and language skills through a variety of interactive activities, games, songs and technology.  Students passing this course receive a high school credit in world language.