The primary goal of this level is to continue to build solid foundation for all four skills. In addition, initial pinyin will be introduced in this level. 70% of each class time should be dedicated to listening and speaking, 15% to reading and 15% to writing. Reviews what was learned in level 1; expands on topics covered. Students expected to follow and answer simple questions in Chinese; also understand and speak longer phrases and sentences. Introducing themselves by name, age and nationality. Students will be able to ask for food, learning days of the week, expressing likes and dislikes. Having a good sense of what makes up a Chinese character and know how to de-compose a character when asked, know how to write about 50 compound Chinese characters read and write 23 radicals.
1st to 3rd Grades
- Teacher: Lin shaw