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Science words and activities for Chinese students learning English as a second language (14-18 yrs)

Science words and activities for Chinese students learning English as a second language (14-18 yrs)

Thank you to all those who have bought this resource. Please leave feedback as it helps me better align the material to student needs. This resource bundle (85) combines material from multiple resources focused on Science for Chinese students learning English as a second language. The purpose of the bundle is to provide material for teachers who have native Chinese speakers in their class. The students are regularly put into other subjects (eg Science) as part of the experience yet often with limited material that targets both language and content knowledge. This material has been trialed on 20 students over 12 months and refined over the year. This bundle includes material in biology, physics, chemistry and astronomy. Specifically, * A list of translated general science question phrases typically asked in worksheets and exams * A list of useful describing words when filling out worksheets and exams * Chemistry: translated list of words (fill in Chinese or English versions), works sheets covering periodic tale, electron configuration, acid/base, PT trends, fun worders, cross word puzzles, cloze-style activities, short answer questions, True/False activities, 15-20 minute tests, PT, who am I activities and a metal-non metal practical activity. * Biology: translated list of words (fill in Chinese or English versions), anatomy diagrams for labeling, plants/flower diagrams for labeling, short answer questions, ecology x-wrds, poster activity, classification activity. * Physics: translated list of words (fill in Chinese or English versions), light and sound x-word, graph w/s, calculation w/s, forces w/s, pressure w/s and power w/s, mechanics w/s * Astronomy: translated list of words (fill in Chinese or English versions), short answer questions, word finder. Admittedly, there is slightly more chemistry resources than physics. The students told me that chemistry and biology (and the associated terms) were their biggest issue. Please leave me feedback to let me know what and how I can improve the bundle or tell me of material you are searching for.

By Drogchem

Astronomy: English science words for Chinese students

Astronomy: English science words for Chinese students

This resource contains material that would suit a Chinese student learning English language as a second language. The focus is on aspects of astronomy, namely: phases of the moon, seasons, tides and the relationship between the sun and Earth, and the Earth and the moon . It contains * A 3 page list of key astronomy terms requiring English or Chinese words filled in, * Cloze activities (w/s 3 pages contains 5 cloze activities with pictures ) * A word finder.

By Drogchem

Human anatomy:  learn and use science words: for native Chinese speakers wanting to learn English

Human anatomy: learn and use science words: for native Chinese speakers wanting to learn English

This resource consists of 5 pages of terms and expressions in Chinese and English that relate to the human body. Separate version require filling in the Chinese or the English word. Additional resources (and answers) specific to the heart, lungs, digestion, the hormone system such as as cross word puzzles, cloze style activities, diagram labeling are also given. Although these resources have been checked by a native Chinese speaker mistakes do happen. Please get back to me if you find an error. The feedback from my international class has been positive and these notes help the students.

By Drogchem

Food Chain食物链

Food Chain食物链

This is an example of CLIL program, delivering the science topic-Food Chain in Chinese language. This PPT has adopted an unique way to present Chinese language to beginners. Vividly and colorfully demonstrated, this PPT becomes very popular with my students. It provokes cognitive thinking to a great extent besides Chinese language learning.

By Victoria_zyq

Mantis stalks cicada

Mantis stalks cicada

This video is a very good teaching resource either used as a tool to introduce Chinese idiom" The mantis stalks cicada"螳螂扑蝉,黄雀在后" and explore its profound cultural implications, or used as a component to introduce the concept of "food chain"食物链.

By Victoria_zyq

Physics: Scientific English  for Chinese students learning  physics (yrs 14-17)

Physics: Scientific English for Chinese students learning physics (yrs 14-17)

This resource focuses on the scientific words used in a typical physics class as well as a number of related worksheets (eg. calculations, a crossword, cloze style activity, English short answers). These will be useful for Chinese students studying abroad as international students or teachers in China who wish to teach their students the English words typically used in a physics lesson. Answers are also provided. The feedback from the classroom has been very positive and some colleagues from other schools have asked to use these resources for their Chinese International students. If there are specific topics you would like please tell me as it is likely they are currently being developed / or used.

By Drogchem

Biology: Scientific English for Chinese Students - Ecology

Biology: Scientific English for Chinese Students - Ecology

This resource consists of * 2 worksheets with 3 pages of science terms we use to discuss and describe aspects of ecology. The student is asked to either fill in the correct English word or Chinese word when the opposite word is given. * A crossword (and answers) that uses some of the English words in the above worksheets * A worksheet in English with missing words that the student must fill in (answers are provided). My students tell me they enjoy using these resources because they can use them as references afterwards rather than gluing in their book and forgetting about them. The students also enjoy drawing pictures to help them learn these words. If you find any mistakes please contact me. The Chinese words have been checked by a native speaker though he is does not have a science background.

By Drogchem

Biology: Scientific English for Chinese Students - flowering plants, leaves and plant cells

Biology: Scientific English for Chinese Students - flowering plants, leaves and plant cells

This resource consists of 8 worksheets (and answers) that focus on the key words that are used when describing plants: cells, leaves and flowers. There are two versions of each resource requiring either a Chinese word or an English word (usually 1-2 pages of words). There are also resources that require the student to label the diagram using English words. The feedback from the classroom has been very positive and the resources are being reviewed for use in other schools. If there are specific topics you would like please tell me as a number of other resources are currently under development and review.

By Drogchem