Welcome to the Adult Chinese Mandarin Class Page, Fall 2014


Upcoming Event

Field Trip: Wednesday, May 6 at 3:00-5:00pm.

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Textbook:

五百字說華語系列(下載版) Download Speak Mandarin in Five Hundred Words
Interacting Lessons
Better Chinese online learning
Better Chinese Online Learning Login
K-1:
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!-5:
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Google Translate Stroke order -Simplified Character Stroke Order- Traditional
Visual Mandarin stroke order Yellow Bridge Chinese - English Dictionary

Class Location::Stonebrae School, Room 17

Time: 3:00- 4:00pm instructional time. 4:00-4:30pm Chinese Mandarin Lab hour

Instructor: Mrs. Deborah Murayama, Mandarin Coach
Mrs. Murayama was a kindergarten teacher and school director in Taiwan for many years. She came to the US in 1990 for higher education. Mrs. Murayama joined HUSD in 1996 as a music teacher. She served as the FLAP Grant Mandarin Specialist from 2011-2013. Currently, she is the part-time Mandarin Coach at Stonebrae School.

Classroom syllabus:
This is an introductory Chinese culture and language class. The class will include Chinese Mandarin listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will learn basic daily Chinese Mandarin through conversations such as greeting, thank you, goodbye and how to introduce yourself to other people. Students will also receive their Chinese names during this course study. The class will cover basic Chinese phonics, stroke order and intonation. There will be a half hour Language Lab time from 4:00-4:30pm. Student may choose to do the Lab hour in class or at home. This class is designed for adults; therefore, homework and tests are optional. However, there are classroom rules: bring your positive attitude, laugh and have fun!

Mei Zhou Hua Yu

10/15/2014

Lesson 1 - A

Greeting! 您好!

Vocabulary 生字: Mr. 先生, Mrs. 太太, morning 早 good 好 you 你 honorific term for you 您
Lesson 1 Vocabulary stroke order
Phrases: Mr. X, How are you! Mrs. Y How are you?
Chinese Phonics: b p m f
Mandarin Lab Hour: Better Chinese Online
Adult Mandarin How Are You?



You Are My Sunshine
Chinese Newsletter

10/22/2014

Lesson 1 - B



10/29/2014 Happy Halloween!


Lesson 1 - C

11/5/2014

California Voter Guide in Chinese

Lesson 1 - D

11/12/2014

Lesson 1 - E


11/19/2014

Lesson 2 - A
文字由來動畫 Chinese character animation
Story of Thanksgiving in Chinese

11/26/2014

Thanksgiving Break
No class!

12/3/2014

Parent Teacher Conference Week
No class!

12/10//2014


Lesson 2 - B

12/17/2014


Merry Christmas!
Last day of Fall section
12/24/14-12/30/2014 Winter Break

1/7/2015

Winter section begins
Happy New Year!
Lesson 3 -A

25 high frequency Chinese Characters Quizlet Chinese High Frequency lists The most common Chinese characters in order of frequency Cozy Chinese- High Frequency Chinese Words

1/14/2015

新年快樂! 新年快乐!Happy New Year!

Calendar: Today is _ 今天是二〇一五年( )月( ) 日。 星期 ( )

Numbers: 1- 10 一二三四五六七八九十 One hundred: 一百 One thousand:一千 Ten thousand:一萬/一万

Telephone numbers:

Parts of plant: seed: 種子/种子 roots:根 stem: 莖/茎 leave: 葉/叶 flower: 花 fruit: 果

Lesson 3 - B

1/21/2015

Family Tree Body parts
Lesson 3 - C

1/28/2015

Lesson 3 - D
Body parts

2/4/2015

Lesson 4 -A
Chinese Red Envelope
Review body parts
Newspapers

2/11/2015

Lesson 4-B
Happy Valentine


2/18/2015

Lesson 4-C
Happy Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year Story in Chinese Chinese New Year Story in Mandarin
Chinese New Year Story in English (5 minutes)
Chinese New Year - Chinese culture about how Chinese people prepare and celebrate Spring Festival
Learn How To Sing the Chinese New Year Song - Wish You All a Happy New Year 2015
Chinese Zodiac Story in English (6 minutes)
漢字動畫 十二生肖 12 Chinese Zodiac Animals(music only)
Lunar New Year Stories (multicultural 15 minutes)

2/25/2015

Lesson 4-D
Chinese Zodiac Explained (bilingual 4 minutes)

3/4/2015

Lesson 5-A
San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade

3/11/2015

Lesson 5-B

3/18/2015


3/25/2015

Solar eclipse: 2015 - Stargazing Live - BBC One

Total Lunar Eclipse can be a Blood Moon

4/1/2015

Spring break- No School

4/8/2015

[東森新聞]500年僅3次! 連環四「血月」 明天降臨
[東森新聞HD]月亮被吃掉了! 驚艷 「血月」全紀錄
罕见月全食今晚登场:阔别三年再现“红月亮”blood moon
Luna Eclipse April 4, 2015
2015 04 04~月全食~血月

4/15/2015

Lesson 6

4/22/2015

Lesson 6

4/29/2015

Review Lessons 1-6

5/6/2015

Field Trip
Meet at Marina Food Market in Union City at 3:00pm
1791 Decoto Rd, Union City, CA 94587
House of Dumplings
109 Appian Way, Union City, CA 94587
510-324-8868

5/13/2015

Lesson 7

5/20/2015

AdTech Ad South Africa scores second last in global school rankings, Singapore takes first prize
Lesson 7

5/27/2015

Lesson 7

6/3/2015

Last day of the Adult Mandarin Class

6/10/2015

School ends!