High Chinese 2
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
2 segments/32-36 weeks
Earliest Start Date
Continue your journey in the exploration of the Chinese language and the richness of its diverse cultures. In the Chinese 2 course, you will sharpen the increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills you acquired in Chinese 2. While oral communication remains the main focus at this level, reading and writing will receive more emphasis as well. You will dive a little deeper into the culture and apply what you learn through written practice, listening, and speaking exercises.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Identify and use morning routines, school day, after-school activities, and evening routines vocabulary.
- Identify and apply the use of the pinyin initials and finals “k,” “e,” “q,” “ai,” “u,” “ju,” “bu,” “sh,” “ao,” “d,” “ing,” “h,” “uan,” “l,” “ian,” “c,” “ong,” “in,” “x,” “iang,” “w,” “iu,” “an,” “g,” “ang,” “y,” “üe,” and “i.”
- Compare and contrast morning routines from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify cultural, economic, religious, and political contributions of the Quin, San Guo, and Tang dynasties.
- Identify and use home, rooms and other areas in a home, furniture, and rural living vocabulary.
- Compare and contrast areas of the home, home activities, and meals from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify symbolism of colors and zodiac symbols in the Chinese culture.
- Identify and use weekends, shopping, clothing and accessories, sports, non-sports pastimes, and weather expressions vocabulary.
- Compare and contrast clothing, currency, sports, pastimes, and weather expressions from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify and use question words.
- Identify and use healthy living, healthy habits, a balanced body, time for a checkup, and healthy choices vocabulary.
- Identify and apply the use of the pinyin initials and finals “b,” “a,” “eng,” “z,” “er,” “zh,” “ou,” “j,” “uo,” “t,” “uai,” “ch,” “ü,” “r,” “ie,” “en,” “un,” “p,” “ua,” “s,” “ui,” “n,” “o,” “ia,” “m,” “f,” and “ei.”
- Compare and contrast healthy habits from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify Chinese scientists and their contributions.
- Compare healthy diets from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify and use child’s play, family trip, childhood memories, animals and pets, and celebrations vocabulary.
- Compare and contrast toys, fairy tales, and music from China and the United States.
- Identify traveling locations in China.
- Identify and use future plans, a perfect plan, travel time, what’s next, and to infinity and beyond vocabulary.
- Identify cultural, economic, religious, and political contributions of the Song, Ming, and Qin dynasties.
- Identify careers after high school in the Chinese culture.
- Identify and use question words.
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Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple-choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, oral assessments, and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the students’ overall grade. ***
***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When a proctored exam is administered to assess a student’s integrity, the student must pass the exam with at least a 59.5% to earn credit for the course.
Courses subject to availability.
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