Course Title: Traditional Chinese Mandarin
Course Code: LKMDU
Grade: 12
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: International Languages, Level 2, University Preparation
Department: International Languages

Course Description

This course provides extended opportunities for students to communicate and interact in the language of study in a variety of social and academic contexts. Students will refine and enhance their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as their creative and critical thinking skills, as they explore and respond to a variety of oral and written texts, including complex authentic and adapted texts. They will also broaden their understanding and appreciation of diverse communities where the language is spoken, and develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.

Course Outline
  • LKMDU Unit1 Overview
  • Accessibility to LKMDU Unit1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Listening comprehension strategies (A1.1 C1.1)
  • U1L2 Use strategies to understand oral texts (B1.1)
  • U1L3 Introduce to poem (B1.1 C1.1)
  • U1L4 Media listening (A1.2 C1.2)
  • U1L5 Mini-presentation (A1.3 B1.2 C1.3)
  • U1L6 Introduces strategies of speaking (B1.2)
  • U1L7 Produce planned, detailed, and spontaneous messages (B1.2 D1.1)
  • U1L8 Listening and Summary(A1.1 C1.3)
  • U1L9 Speak with a smooth pace, appropriate intonation (B1.3 D1.1)
  • U1L10 Standard pronunciation (A1.1 B1.3)
  • U1L11 Short story reading (C1.4)
  • U1L12 Communicate information and ideas about a variety of topics (B1.2)
  • U1L13 Understand the overall meaning of the texts (B1.1 D1.3)
  • U1L14 Understand the information and ideas from complex texts (A1.2 C1.2)
  • U1L15 Write a paragraphs to show your purpose (C1.3)
  • U1L16 Poem reading (B1.3)
  • U1L17 Meaning of new and unfamiliar words (C1.4)
  • U1L18 Traditional VS Modern (A1.2 D1.1)
  • U1L19 Language structures (C1.3)
  • U1L20 Language evolution (B1.2 D1.3)
  • U1L21 Communicate their intended meaning in written work (A1.2 B1.1)
  • U1L22 Different written form (A1.1 D1.3)
  • U1L23 Story reading (B1.3 C1.2)
  • U1L24 Summarize story (B1.3 D1.3)
  • Finish and Hand in LKMDU Unit1 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • LKMDU Unit2 Overview
  • Accessibility to LKMDU Unit2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Write an essay in Mandarin (A2.1 D1.2)
  • U2L2 Use language structures and conventions appropriatly (B1.4 D1.2)
  • U2L3 Express your idea using proper language (B1.4)
  • U2L4 Proper grammars (C2.1)
  • U2L5 Demonstrate an understanding of information (B2.1 C2.2)
  • U2L6 Write a draft (A2.1 D1.2)
  • U2L7 Understanding of ideas in a variety of texts (A2.1 C2.1)
  • U2L8 Revise writing using a variety of strategies (B1.4 D2.1)
  • U2L9 Read ancient Chinese poem (B2.1)
  • U2L10 Preparation for reader-response forum (C2.1 D2.2)
  • U2L11 Opinion Sharing (B2.1 D2.2)
  • U2L12 Identify features elements of a variety of text forms (C2.2)
  • U2L13 Identify stylistic elements of a variety of text forms (C2.2 D1.2)
  • U2L14 Chinese Magazine (B2.1)
  • U2L15 Free reading from magazine (A2.1 D2.2)
  • U2L16 Identify a range of conversation strategies (C2.1)
  • U2L17 Fictional, informational, graphic texts (C2.2 D2.1)
  • U2L18 use a range of conversation strategies to suit different situations (B1.4)
  • U2L19 Debate Preparation (A2.1 D2.2)
  • U2L20 Debate outlines (C2.1)
  • U2L21 Choose proper supporting evidence (B2.1 D2.2)
  • U2L22 Debate strategies (A2.1 D1.2)
  • U2L23 Explain the meaning of different forms of texts (C2.2)
  • U2L24 Use interactive listening strategies to suit a variety of situations (A2.1 D2.1)
  • Finish and Hand in LKMDU Unit2 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • LKMDU Unit2 Online Test
  • LKMDU Unit3 Overview
  • Accessibility to LKMDU Unit3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Describe strategies that are helpful for reading (A2.2 D2.3)
  • U3L2 Engage in structured and spontaneous spoken interactions (B2.2)
  • U3L3 Interactions about a variety of topics (B2.2 C2.3)
  • U3L4 Respond with others in a communication (A2.2 C2.3)
  • U3L5 Online Mini Interview (B2.3 D2.3)
  • U3L6 Script memorizing and rehearsal (C3.1 D2.4)
  • U3L7 Strategies before speaking (B2.2)
  • U3L8 Describe a sence (A2,2 D2.3)
  • U3L9 Strategies during speaking (A2.2 D2.4)
  • U3L10 Plan your speaking with logic (B2.3)
  • U3L11 Summarize imformation (C3.1)
  • U3L12 Strategies of imformation summarize (A2.3 B2.3)
  • U3L13 Speaking to target audience (C3.1 D2.4)
  • U3L14 Strategies after speaking (B2.2)
  • U3L15 Make connections to personal experiences (A2.2 D2.4)
  • U3L16 Different cultures (C2.3)
  • U3L17 identify various cultures or communities based on texts (B2.3)
  • U3L18 Describe strategies that are helpful for reading (A2.3 C2.3)
  • U3L19 Identify the strength and weakness in reading (D2.3)
  • U3L20 Improve your weakness (A2.2)
  • U3L21 Reading aceient Chinese text (B2.3)
  • U3L22 Importance of understanding history background (B2.3 D2.4)
  • U3L23 How to convey your audience? (A2.3 C3.1)
  • U3L24 Enhance the clarity and readability of written work (A2.2 D2.4)
  • Finish and Hand in LKMDU Unit3 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • LKMDU Unit4 Overview
  • Accessibility to LKMDU Unit4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Compare the culture differences (B3.1)
  • U4L2 Understand the conventions in different communities (B3.1 D3.1)
  • U4L3 Improve your listening (A3.1 D3.2)
  • U4L4 Reading newspaper (C3.2)
  • U4L5 Listeing effectively (A3.1)
  • U4L6 Learning new words from daliy conversation (A3.2 D3.1)
  • U4L7 Taking to others using imformal language (B3.2)
  • U4L8 Difference between formal and imformal texts (C3.2)
  • U4L9 Demonstrate an understanding of sociolinguistic conventions (A3.2 D3.1)
  • U4L10 Identify sociolinguistic conventions (B3.2)
  • U4L11 Describe the Chinese cultures and your own experience (D5.1)
  • U4L12 Examples of Chinese communities in advanced level of texts (C3.2)
  • U4L13 Talking in different social conditions (C3.2)
  • U4L14 Listen to Chinese radio (A3.1 D3.2)
  • U4L15 Communities and cultures appealing to you (B3.1)
  • U4L16 Summarize most important imformation from listening (A3.1 D3.2)
  • U4L17 Cultures between mainland of China and Taiwan (C3.2)
  • U4L18 Applying social situations properly (B3.2)
  • U4L19 Writing based on different culture (D3.2)
  • U4L20 Conventions in different communities while listening (A3.2)
  • U4L21 Importance of communication to others with different culture (B3.2)
  • U4L22 Reading complex texts from different culture background (C3.2)
  • U4L23 understand the traditions and social behavior in Chinese communities (A3.2 D3.1)
  • U4L24 Review this course and give mini presentation (B3.2 D3.1)
  • Finish and Hand in LKMDU Unit4 Assignment at the end of lesson
  • LKMDU Unit4 Online Test
  • LKMDU Final Project
  • LKMDU Final Exam
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