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Pre-K Mandarin – Mr. Maverick Arenas

Pre-K students focused on the topic “Daily routine” this month. We learned different words about the topics such as, 洗澡、洗手、洗头、洗头发、洗脸、洗脚、起床、上学、刷牙、回家、睡觉、吃早饭、放学. Every Mandarin class, students were tasked to identify Chinese characters, and read aloud words presented in class. Different sentence patterns are also introduced in class to help them apply and use these words in a variety of situations.

Please find below, the summary of lessons we’ve taken up this month. You are welcome to use this as a reference for reviewing Chinese lessons in preparation for future lessons and for upcoming assessments:

Topic: Daily Routine
Learning outcomes:

• Pronounce the words correctly
• Identify Chinese characters
• Answer the questions correctly
• Recite sentences related to the topic
Vocabulary Vocabulary:
洗澡、洗手、洗头、洗头发、洗脸、洗脚、起床、上学、刷牙、回家、睡觉、吃早饭、放学

Sentence pattern:
• 我要洗澡、洗手、洗头、洗头发…… ; 我每天洗澡、洗手、洗头、洗头发……

Review material • Easy steps to Chinese for kids 1a – 1b

Teacher Mavi

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ES2 – Making Phone Calls 打电话

ES2 students has been learning vocabulary words, grammar points related with making phone calls.

Here are some vocabulary/grammar points -

打电话 make a phone call

接电话 receive a phone call

回电话 return a phone call

你找哪一位?Who are you looking for?

我打电话问一下吧。I will call to ask.

给。。。打电话。。。give someone a call

Conversation practice -

您好!小明在家吗?

他不在。谢谢您!

不客气。

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白先生在吗?

在。

请问,你是哪一位?

我叫王东。

请等一等,我去叫他。

To practice the vocabulary and pronunciation, see the attached video.

打电话 dǎ diànhuà – to call / to make phone calls / to talk on the phone

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日常生活 Daily Routines

For this month, Kinder students focused on the topic ” Daily Routines.” Students discussed their daily routines in class and had fun acting them out as they learn the following Chinese words: 起床, 刷牙, 洗脸, 洗手, 洗头发, 洗澡, 吃早餐, 上学, 上课, 吃午餐, 玩游戏, 放学, 回家, 吃晚餐, 睡觉. Students were asked to identify Chinese characters by matching pictures and words with pinyin. Students play a variety of games like Pass the Message for retaining words.

Daily Routines Poster

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Welcome back!

Four weeks ago, the grade 5 students focus on the topic about Stationary文具. Students have reviewed the words and sentences structures of Text 1. At the same time, they studied the words of Text 2, learned how to write , memorize words and construct sentences with these words and sentence structure.

Each mandarin student learned the words and review the words.

Words: 里边,外边,文具盒,就,忘记,借,行,计算,别,同学

Sentence structure: 一…….就, 我可以借……, 还给……., 行/不行13

And also students have prepared for Chinese New Year, they are much passionate to perform. Teachers guide them to practice the script and dance.1

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Grade 2 Mandarin class (January 30)

Grade 2 Mandarin – Mr. Maverick Arenas

Grade 2 students focused on the topic “Request/Asking permission” this month. We learned different words about the topics such as, 可以、不行、去、厕所、喝水、吃饭. We also reviewed words learned last year regarding Christmas activities such as 堆雪人、喝热可可、吃冰淇淋、溜冰、滑冰、度假、铲雪、打雪仗. Every Mandarin class, students were tasked to identify Chinese characters, and read aloud words presented in class. They were also given opportunity to use these words in class by using sentence patterns and situations discussed in class.

Please find below, the summary of lessons we’ve taken up this month. You are welcome to use this as a reference for reviewing Chinese lessons in preparation for future lessons and for upcoming assessments:

Topic Requests and asking permission
Learning outcomes • Pronounce the words correctly
• Identify Chinese characters
• Answer the questions correctly
• Recite sentences related to the topic
Vocabulary Vocabulary:
可以、不行、去、厕所、喝水、吃饭

Additional Vocabulary:
堆雪人、喝热可可、吃冰淇淋、溜冰、滑冰、度假、铲雪、打雪仗

Sentence pattern:
• 我可以去厕所吗?
• 你可以堆雪人吗?
• 你可不可以打雪仗?
Review material • Easy steps to Chinese for kids 3a – 3b

Teacher Mavi

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Telling Time and Date

新年快乐!!!After the long Christmas break, Grade 1 students came back to school learning the Chinese days of the week and months of the year. We are also learning to tell the time by the hour, half hour and minutes. Young students are more engaged and interested in learning a topic through singing songs. Here are some songs we’ve been singing in class for the past few weeks.

时间歌 Time Song

What Time Is It? (现在几点了?)

Days of the Week Song in Chinese

月份歌 Months of the Year

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ES2 – School Subjects

After winter break, ES2 students continue to learn vocabulary words related with school subjects such as 数学、体育、美术、音乐、电脑、科学、历史、地理、戏剧、门、节。

Using a song to learn a language is helpful especially with young students.

Let’s continue to learn the subjects and sing with us!

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For past few weeks, grade 4&5 students pay more attention to Lesson 8 & Lesson 9: School Facilities(学校设施)and Stationary(文具). Students they have reviewed the words and sentences structures of Lesson 8. Meanwhile, they studied the words of Lesson 9, learned to listen, speak, read and write. They try their best to make the sentences with the sentence structures. And also teacher grades the students ‘videos of introduction for Our School. During the class, students they had fun playing games: Drawing the School Facilities, Match words with pictures. 121 Vocabulary for reviewing:

  • 教学,图书馆,礼堂,学校,操场,体育馆,篮球场,游泳池,停车场,校长办公室 ,教室

Vocabulary for learning:

  • 里边,铅笔,橡皮,练习,练习本,文具盒,小说,卡片,进,看见

Sentence Structure:

  • 一……就
  • 一进……就看见……
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Pre-K Chinese Class (Countries and Nationality)

Pre-K Mandarin – Mr. Maverick Arenas

Pre-k students focused on the topic “Countries and Nationalities” this month. We learned different words about the topics such as,中国人、菲律宾人、印度人、韩国人、以色列人、瑞典人、美国人、日本人、德国人. Every Mandarin class, students were tasked to identify Chinese characters, and read aloud words presented in class. They were also given opportunity to use these words in class by using sentence patterns and situations discussed in class.

Please find below, the summary of lessons we’ve taken up this month. You are welcome to use this as a reference for reviewing Chinese lessons in preparation for future lessons and for upcoming assessments:

Topic Countries and Nationality
Learning outcomes • Pronounce the words correctly
• Identify Chinese characters
• Answer the questions correctly
• Recite sentences related to the topic
• Sing songs and rhymes
Vocabulary Vocabulary:

Country: 中国、菲律宾、印度、韩国、以色列、瑞典、美国、日本、德国
Nationality: 中国人、菲律宾人、印度人、韩国人、以色列人、瑞典人、美国人、日本人、德国人

Sentence pattern:
你是哪国人?我是XX中国人。
Review material • Easy steps to Chinese for kids 1
• Youtube videos
• Core subjects (Social studies)

Teacher Mavi

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Kinder Mandarin- 我的身体

November 29, 2018

For the past few weeks, Kindergarten students focused on the topic: My Body Parts 我的身体. Students learned to listen, speak, read and identify the different body parts. They were also guided to write some words with the proper stroke order. Students learned to recite sentence patterns like:

a. 我用眼睛看书。

b. 我用鼻子闻东西.

c. 我用耳朵听音乐.

d. 我用嘴巴吃东西.

e. 我用手写字.

f. 我用脚走路.

Image result for 我的身体图

Students enjoyed singing and dancing with these songs:

我的身体儿歌

身体歌

My Head

我的头我的肩 My Head My Shoulders

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