High Chinese 3
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
Chinese 1 and 2
Continue your journey in the exploration of the Chinese language and the richness of its diverse cultures. In the Chinese 3 Honors course, you will sharpen the increased listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills you acquired in Chinese 1 and 2. Communication remains the main focus through speaking, listening, writing, and reading. You will dive a little deeper into the Chinese culture and apply what you learn through written practice, listening activities, and speaking exercises.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Identify and use feelings, greetings, and phone, email, and text expressions when communicating with a friend making, rescheduling, and canceling appointments, asking for a favor, accepting or rejecting doing a favor, inviting, accepting, or rejecting an invitation vocabulary.
- Identify Chinese slang use in text or internet communications.
- Identify phone appointments, asking for favors, and RSVP etiquette.
- Identify idiomatic expressions on feelings.
- Compare and contrast dating traditions from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify and use preparing for an event, chores, sequence of events, shopping, clothes, food, decorations, destination events, and traveling vocabulary.
- Compare and contrast sitting arrangements and gifting traditions from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify appetizers around the world.
- Identify and use transportation, sports, community events, and volunteering vocabulary.
- Compare common modes of transportation from the Chinese culture and in the United States.
- Identify traditional sports and athletes from China.
- Compare different Chinatowns around the world.
- Identify and use question words.
- Identify and use cultural life, music, dance, art, and literature vocabulary.
- Identify issues in music, dance, arts, and literature.
- Identify traditional instruments, meaning of music, traditional music, musicians, dancers, the history of dance, folk dance, artists, calligraphy, watercolor paint, architecture, writers, poems, and different forms of literature from the Chinese culture.
- Identify and use famous lives, food, exploration, science and inventions, and history vocabulary.
- Identify food, culinary contributions, culinary fusion, chefs, dynasty cuisine, traditional food, explorers, contributions from explorers, historical figures, historical contributions, scientist and inventors, and scientific contributions from the Chinese culture.
- Identify areas of interest to build a résumé, skills or characteristics needed to find a job, interview, application and résumé, adjectives, and career vocabulary.
- Identify parental role when choosing a major, stereotypes in education, and traditions when going to an interview from the Chinese culture.
- Identify etiquette for a job interview.
- 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 student’s overall grade.***
***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When taking the exam to assess a student’s integrity, the exam must be passed with at least a 59.5% in order to earn credit for the course.
Courses subject to availability.
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