Day 1 to 3: Greeting, ask and say names. Go over syllabus, class procedure, grading, textbook and workbook.
Day 4: Classroom Procedure & Chinese 56 Ethinc Groups
Culture Video: 10 Largest Chinese Enthic Groups http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOH55UlDq6A
Day 5: Pinyin structure / Simple initials + Book Listening practice
B.1.A ba, bi, bu, bo/ pa, pi, pu, po/ ma, mi, mu, mo/ fa, fu, fo
B.2.A da, di, du, de/ ta, ti, tu, te/ na, ni, nu, ne, nü/ la, li, lu, le, lü
B.3.A gu, ge, ga/ ku, ke, ka/ hu, he, ha
B.4.A ji, ju/ qi, qu/ xi, xu
Useful Pinyin sites:
Day 6: 7 Special initials
listening practice- initials:
B.5.A za, zu, ze, zi/ ca, cu, ce, ci/ sa, su, se, si
B.6.A zha, zhu, zhe, zhi/ cha, chu, che, chi/ sha, shu, she, shi/ ru, re, ri
Video of How to say ZH, CH, SH, R: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-quzRI-ha6M&t=336s
Video of How to say Z, C, S: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNJYTz_-7vQ
Warm up and Home work: Workbook page 8, III. Initials and Simple Finals
Day 7: 9 Compound finals: C1 & C2 / Characters Basic
Day 8: Compound Final C3, Pictographic
Fill out Pinyin and English meaning on study Guide #8 to #12
Watch Video: CHINESE CHARACTERS http://youtu.be/9CnMumxnGAo and answer questions on the back of the "Chinese Characters" Reading Handout.
Day 9: Compound Finals: C4. Pictographic 36 characters and 16 radicals
Day 10: Compound Finals: C5 and C6 Group + 5 Tones/ 16 radicals (cont.)
No Homework due to Holiday.
Quiz on Day 12 Pinyin & 16 Radicals (on Quizlet)
Day 11: Marking tones/ Chinese stroke names and orders of writing
1. Listening practice: workbook p. 11 to 12, IX Exercises on initials, finals, and tones: Monosyllabic Words.
2. Writing 8 characters
Day 12: QUIZ
Numbers 1 to 100
Get a Chinese name
Step 1: Find a Chinese LAST NAME by THE CLOSEST SOUND OF YOUR English Last name
Step 2: option 1 -- Find one or two characters that fit to your expectations https://translate.google.com/
option 2 -- translate your English name into Chinese characters https://www.thoughtco.com/chinese-and-english-names-688196
option 3 -- take a common name from the references （handout from teacher)
Homework: 1. Fill out vocab list on studyguide
2 Study Quizlet.com of the number 0 to 10
3. Get a Chinese name if you haven't done in class
Day 13: Unit Review / get a Chinese name
Homework: 1.Study Classroom Expression set 2 on Quizlet.com play Learn and match
2.Take a picture of the moon tonight and upload to "Collaboration> Class work> Mid-Autumn Festival Moon Picture"
3. teach your family how to say “moon” in Chinese. Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!
Day 14: Unit Review
Homework: write 8 characters handout
Introduction test is coming!
3. 36 Chinese character video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxWCAnaKjds
Extra Reading Materials:
1. China, Chinese and the World download