• NCHS World Language Department: Mrs. Linda Rosenthal 
  • CHINESE 4

    Grades: 9-12

    Duration: 2 Semesters

    Prerequisite: Chinese 3 and see Program of Studies for additional criteria

    Credit: 0.5 per semester

    Level Four Mandarin continues to build on an ever-expanding base of vocabulary, expressions and character recognition. Level four includes such topics as technology, entertainment, travel, the environment, and festivals. Students will complete the school year with knowledge of approximately 1,700 characters and several thousand phrases. Using the language lab, students will explore Chinese culture and language through the use of software, Chinese Podcasts, Chinese Word and other online tools.

    Text: Chinese Made Easy, Levels 4 and 5, Chinesepod.com and other online resources

     

    CHINESE 4 HONORS

    Grades: 9-12

    Duration: 2 Semesters

    Prerequisite: Chinese 3/3H and see Program of Studies for additional criteria

    Credit: 0.5 per semester

    Chinese 4 Honors provides an accelerated experience in the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Additional characters and sentence structure patterns are reinforced. Students must also keep up with expanded character dialogues, as well as complete more speaking and writing activities. Active class participation in the target language is required. Subjects covered are more in-depth and include technology, environment, commerce, government and politics, education, the law, personality, travel, family tree, geography and more.

    Using the language lab, students will explore Chinese culture and language through the use of software, Chinese Podcasts, Chinese Word and other online tools.

    Text: Chinese Made Easy, Levels4 and 5, Chinesepod.com and other online resources as well as some AP materials