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Mandarin Chinese Year 1 (lower level version): Activity 2-1: Animals and Numbers 1-5

Mandarin Chinese Year 1 (lower level version): Activity 2-1: Animals and Numbers 1-5

Unit 2: AnimalsActivity 2-1: Animals and numbers 1-5This activity is designed for children in their first year studying Mandarin ChineseListening: Listen and circle three items as they are called out and listening comprehension (for the listening comprehension, you will need to create your own voice recording as this website won't allow me to upload a sound file) : 狗, 猫,鸟,有,没有Writing: Write and repeat several times the following vocabulary: 狗, 猫,鸟,有,没有, 一, 二, 两, 三, 四, 五Writing extension: Write the vocabulary associated with the pictures aided/unaidedIf there are any students (i.e. Cantonese speaking students, mother-tongue students, gifted and talented) who you deem capable of going beyond this range of vocabulary, there is a differentiated work book available.

By KRIS240680

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Activity 2-1 (higher level version): Animals and numbers 1-5

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Activity 2-1 (higher level version): Animals and numbers 1-5

Unit 2: AnimalsActivity 2-1: Animals and numbers 1-5This activity is designed for children in their first year studying Mandarin Chinese. This is a higher level version geared towards gifted and talented students, native Mandarin speakers and students whose mother tongue is Cantonese.Listening: Listen and circle three items as they are called out and listening comprehension (for the listening comprehension, you will need to create your own voice recording as this website won't allow me to upload a sound file) : 狗, 猫,鸟,绵羊,山羊,有,没有Writing: Write and repeat several times the following vocabulary: 狗, 猫,鸟,有,山羊,绵羊,没有, 一, 二, 两, 三, 四, 五Writing extension: Write the vocabulary associated with the pictures aided/unaidedHappy teaching and learning!

By KRIS240680

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Lesson 2-2: Animals, numbers 1-10 and age

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Lesson 2-2: Animals, numbers 1-10 and age

Unit 2: AnimalsLesson 2-2: Animals, numbers 1-10, ageVocabulary: 岁 (measure word for age),兔子 (rabbit),鸡 (chicken),鱼 (fish),六 (6),七 (7),八 (8),九 (9),十 (10) (total: 39 words) (total number of characters: 41)Differentiation: 牛 (cow), (total: 42 words) (total number of characters: 53)Objective 1: Recall a total of six animals studied (seven for more able speakers)Objective 2: Recall the numbers from 1-10 in Mandarin ChineseObjective 3: Recall how to express one's age in Mandarin ChinesePresent each item of vocabulary and the students repeat each item. There are games and exercises which follow.Happy teaching and learning!

By KRIS240680

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Lesson 2-1: Animals, numbers 1-5

Mandarin Chinese Year 1: Lesson 2-1: Animals, numbers 1-5

Unit 2: AnimalsLesson 2-1: Animals and numbers 1-5Vocabulary: 狗 (dog),猫(cat),鸟(bird),没(negative of '有'),有 (to have),只 (measure word for various animals), 一 (1),二 (2),两 (a couple of),三 (3),四 (4),五 (5) (total: 30 words) (total number of characters: 31)Differentiation: 山羊 (goat), 绵羊 (sheep) (total: 32 words) (total number of characters: 46)Objective 1: Recall the three animals studied (five for more able speakers)Objective 2: Recall the numbers from 1-5 in Mandarin ChineseObjective 3: Familiarisation with the distinction between '二' and '两'Objective 4: Awareness of the use of measure wordsPresent each item of vocabulary and the students repeat each item. There are games and exercises which follow.Happy teaching and learning!

By KRIS240680

Using Constructions + Translation

Using Constructions + Translation

PPT introducing a couple of useful sentences structures with translation activities. This is a first draft and may need editing as the teacher sees fit- any improvements would be gratefully received! Images sourced from the internet, not intended for commercial use, no copyright infringement intended.

By linboyuan