PY6’s textbook is Zhongwen (Mandarin Chinese Language) Level Six. The first semester will be spent studying chapters 1-6; the second semester will be spent studying chapters 7-12. Students will learn to read and write new vocabulary from the text and how to use them to form phrases and sentences. Students will learn to read texts fluently with comprehension.
While there is an emphasis learning the language, students will also learn about Chinese culture and to appreciate its unique qualities; including daily life in China; and some of the traditional Chinese holidays - Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, etc.
This course requires each student to read and write new vocabulary in the text and use them to form phrases and sentences. Students also should complete the homework biweekly using the two workbooks, A and B, that contain various sets of exercises. According to the student's existing ability, every student should complete one to two simple es