CHINESE MANDARIN 1ST LEVEL
(a-g) / Elective
Grade Level: 9-12
Grade Level Restrictions: None
(Satisfies the Foreign Language Graduation Requirement)
Students develop cultural awareness and communication skills involving reading, writing, listening and speaking. The emphasis is on comprehension and production of frequently used language. Students will meet the expectations of the communicative functions within the context of familiar vocabulary and structures. Phonological and grammatical errors are to be expected and addressed in a way that promotes communication and student confidence. Students practice extensively in oral and written communication using the learned vocabulary and grammar. Classroom activities are related to the real world and include developing an awareness of acceptable behavior in the foreign culture.