Mandarin Chinese 1

This beginning course will introduce students to Chinese  and focus on  listening, speaking, and reading abilities through classroom activities, conversation,  reading, story writing, role playing, singing, calligraphy, games, etc.  Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to begin communicating in Mandarin Chinese.  Students will also be introduced to Chinese culture through media presentations and discussions.Students will develop basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills around twelve themes.  12 Chinese culture points will be introduced.  Students will be able to recognize about 150 Chinese words in character form.

Course Subject
Course Number
WL141A & 141B
Grade Level
Grades 9-12
Course Duration
2 semesters/ This is a year long class
Course Credit
1.0 credit