PY7C Course Description
Textbook: Ma Liping Chinese 7th Grade
This textbook consists of three units. The first unit focuses on practicing how to write a story while the second unit switches to how to describe a character. The third unit’s theme is “Travelling China”, through introducing famous places to visit in China along with Chinese geographic and cultural knowledge. In the first two units, students will learn a new essay and its new vocabulary and grammar in a week, and learn sample writing and how to write using particular technique in the following week. Workbooks are basically used as homework.
Students are expected to actively participate all class activities and complete all assignments on time. Student’s learning objectives include 1) can read loud essays in the textbook fluently; retell the main idea of essays; understand and use key vocabulary and grammar; 2) can write a structured and complete story over 350 characters; 3) have a basic knowledge of Chinese history, geography and cultural knowledge that are introduced in the textbook. Assessment methods include in-class performance, weekly homework, mid-term and final tests or projects.