Assignments and In-class Activities

[ISC] = Kubler, Cornelius C, Intermediate Spoken Chinese. Tuttle Publishing, 2018. ISBN: 9780804850490.

[ICSPB] = Kubler, Cornelius C. and Yang Wang, Intermediate Mandarin Chinese Speaking and Listening Practice Book. Tuttle Publishing, 2018. ISBN: 9780804850506.

[IWC] = Kubler, Cornelius C, Intermediate Written Chinese. Tuttle Publishing, 2016. ISBN: 9780804840200.

[IWCPE] = Kubler, Cornelius C. and Jerling Guo Kubler, Intermediate Written Chinese Practice Essentials. Tuttle Publishing, 2018. ISBN: 97880804850520.

SES # BEFORE-CLASS PREPARATIONS CLASS ACTIVITIES AFTER-CLASS HOMEWORKS
1 No assignment Orientation: instructors, materials, procedures, preparations Purchase the required course materials.
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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–6 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.18 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.18–21.

[ISC] Unit 11 Part 1 Do [ISCPE] P.171 and P.189 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 11-1 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 11-1 P.18–19. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 11-1 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 11-1 Reading Exercises Part A on P.18.

[IWC] Unit 11 Part 1;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 11-1 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 11-1 on P.11–12. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.123 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–6 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.24 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.24–27.

[ISC] Unit 11 Part 2 Do [ICSPB] P.172 and P.190 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 11-2 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 11-2 P.25–26. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 11-2 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 11-2 Reading Exercises Part A on P.25.

[IWC] Unit 11 Part 1;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 11-2 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 11-2 on P.13–14. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.124 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–4 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.30 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.30–35.

[ISC] Unit 11 Part 3 Do [ICSPB] P.173 and P.191 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 11-3 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 11-3 P.32–34. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 11-3 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 11-3 Reading Exercises Part A on P.32.

[IWC] Unit 11 Part 3

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 11-3 on P.15–16. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.125 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 4–9 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.38 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.38–41.

[ISC] Unit 11 Part 4 Do [ICSPB] P.174 and P.192 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 11-4 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 11-4 P.39–40 *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 11-4 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 11-4 Reading Exercises Part A on P.39.

[IWC] Unit 1 Part 4;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 11-4 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 11-4 on P.17–18. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.126 A and B.
  3. [ICSPB] P.210

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  1. Read [ISC] P.41–42. Focus on the Major New Grammar Patterns on P.42 and think about where they appear contextually.
  2. Do [ICSPB] P.210 and bring it to class.
  3. Bring any questions you have regarding [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 11.

[ISC] and [IWC] Unit 11 review No assignment
11 Review all the contents of [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 11. Be ready for Review Test 1. Review Test 1: [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 11 No assignment
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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.45 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.46–48. Be sure to know how to say your major in Chinese.

[ISC] Unit 12 Part 1 Do [ICSPB] P.175 and P.193 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 12-1 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 12-1 P.49–50. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 12-1 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 12-1 Reading Exercises Part A on P.47.

[IWC] Unit 12 Part 1;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 12-1 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 12-1 on P.19–20. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.127 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–8 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.51 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.52–55.

[ISC] Unit 12 Part 2 Do [ICSPB] P.176 and P.194 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 12-2 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 12-2 P.55–56. *Do work with audio files. For C Narratives, focus on 一 and 三.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 12-2 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 12-2 Reading Exercises Part A on P.53.

[IWC] Unit 12 Part 2;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 12-2 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 12-2 on P.21–22. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.128 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–8 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.58 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.58–60.

[ISC] Unit 12 Part 3 Do [ICSPB] P.177 and P.195 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 12-3 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 12-3 P.62–63. *Do work with audio files. For C Narratives, focus on 二.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 12-3 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 12-3 Reading Exercises Part A on P.60.

[IWC] Unit 12 Part 3;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 12-3 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 12-3 on P.23–24. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.129 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1- 8 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.63 (especially B. General) and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.64–65.

[ISC] Unit 12 Part 4 Do [ICSPB] P.178 and P.196 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 12-4 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 12-4 P.68–70 *Do work with audio files. For C Narratives, focus on 一 and the first half of 二 (until 要是你學過語言學你就知道這些小方言也叫“次方言”).
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 12-4 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 12-4 Reading Exercises Part A on P.66.

[IWC] Unit 12 Part 4;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 12-4 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class.

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheet for 12-4 on P.25–26. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.130 A and B.
  3. [ICSPB] P.211.

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  1. Read [ISC] P.66. Focus on the Major New Grammar Patterns on P.66 and think about where they appear contextually.
  2. Do [ICSPB] P.211 and bring it to class.
  3. Bring any questions you have regarding [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 12.

Review [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 12 No assignment
21 Review all the the contents of [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 12. Be ready for Review Test 2. Review Test 2: [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 12 No assignment
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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 4–9 (from Hái yào biéde ma to the end) for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.70 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.70–72.

[ISC] Unit 13 Part 1 Do [ICSPB] P.179 and P.197 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 13-1 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 13-1 P.74–75. For C Narratives, focus on 一. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 13-1 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 13-1 Reading Exercises Part A on P.74.

[IWC] Unit 13 Part 1;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 13-1 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class.

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 13-1 on P.27–28. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.131 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 3–6 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.75 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.75–80.

[ISC] Unit 13 Part 2 Do [ICSPB] P.180 and P.198 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 13-2 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 13-2 P.80–82. For C Narratives, focus on 一 and 三. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 13-2 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 13-2 Reading Exercises Part A on P.80.

[IWC] Unit 13 Part2;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 13-2 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 13-2 on P.29–30. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.132 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 2–6 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.83 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.84–88.

[ISC] Unit 13 Part 3 Do [ICSPB] P.181 and P.199 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 13-3 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 13-3 P.87–88. For C Narratives, focus on 一. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 13-3 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 13-3 Reading Exercises Part A on P.87.

[IWC] Unit 13 Part 3;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 13-3 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 13-3 on P.31–32. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.133 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 2–8 (from Xiăoháir jĭsuì le) for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.91–92 (especially 8-11) and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.92-95.

[ISC] Unit 13 Part 4 Do [ICSPB] P.182 and P.200 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 13-4 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.

  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 13-4 P.94–96. For C Narratives, focus on 一. *Do work with audio files

    Did you get the Chinese joke in Part D?

  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 13-4 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 13-4 Reading Exercises Part A on P.94.

[IWC] Unit 14 Part 4;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 13-4 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 13-4 on P.33–34. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.134 A and B.
  3. [ICSPB] P.212.

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  1. Read [ISC] P.95–96. Focus on the Major New Grammar Patterns on P.96 and think about where they appear contextually.
  2. Do [ICSPB] P.212 and bring it to class.
  3. Bring any questions you have regarding [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 13.

Review [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 13 No assignment
31 Review all the contents of ISC and IWC Unit 13. Be ready for Review Test 3. Review Test 3: [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 13 No assignment
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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–4 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.99–100 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.100- 103.

[ISC] Unit 14 Part 1 Do [ICSPB] P.183 and P.201 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 14-1 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 14-1 P.105–106. *Do work with audio files.

For Part C Narratives, focus on 一 and 二.

  1. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 14-1 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 14-1 Reading Exercises Part A on P.103.

[IWC] Unit 14 Part 1;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 14-1 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 14-1 on P.35–36. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.135 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–7 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.106 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.106–109.

[ISC] Uint 14 Part 2 Do [ICSPB] P.184 and P.202 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 14-2 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 14-2 P.112–114. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 14-2 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 14-2 Reading Exercises Part A on P.110.

[IWC] Unit 14 Part 2;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 14-2 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 14-2 on P.37–38. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.136 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–5 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.111 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.112.

[ISC] Unit 14 Part 3 Do [ICSPB] P.185 and P.203 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 14-3 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 14-3 P.120–121. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 14-3 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 14-3 Reading Exercises Part A on P.118.

[IWC] Unit 14 Part 3;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 14-3 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 14-3 on P.39–40. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.137 A and B.

 

Additional Assignment:

  1. Start to work on your essay.
  2. Watch these two videos about 主食, “ 舌尖上的中國—主食的故事 ” (with narration in Chinese) and Chinese subtitles and “ A Bite of China—The Story of Staple Food ” (with narration in English and Chinese subtitles.)
  3. Write down five terms of 主食 you learn from this video, both in Chinese characters and in English (e.g. 面 noodles) and turn in in next class. You can use an online dictionary to complete this assignment.

     
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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–4 for in-class performance.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.114 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.115–117.

[ISC] Unit 14 Part 4 Do [ICSPB] P.186 and P.204 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 14-4 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the TRADITIONAL CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 14-4 P.127–128. *Do work with audio files.

For Part C, where do you think the narrative takes place and who is the speaker?

  1. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 14-4 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 14-4 Reading Exercises Part A on P.125.

[IWC] Unit 14 Part 4;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 14-4 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 14-4 on P.41–42. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.138 A and B.
  3. [ICSPB] P.213.

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  1. Read [ISC] P.117–118. Focus on the Major New Grammar Patterns on P.118 and think about where they appear contextually.
  2. Do [ICSPB] P.213 and bring it to class.
  3. Bring any questions you have regarding [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 14.

Review [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 14;

Essay due in class

No assignment
41 Review all the contents of [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 14. Be ready for Review Test 4. Review Test 4: [ISC] and [IWC] Unit 14 No Assignment
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  1. Memorize your assigned part of the Basic Conversation for in-class performance (consult your instructor).
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.121 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.122–125.

[ISC] Unit 15 Part 1 Do [ICSPB] P.187 and P.205 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 15-1 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 15-1 P.133–134. *Do work with audio files. For Part C Narratives, focus on 一 and 二.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 15-1 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 15-1 Reading Exercises Part A on P.133.

[IWC] Unit 15 Part 1;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 15-1 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 15-1 on P.43–44. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.139 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 4–9 for in-class performance. Be sure to know who says the line.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.128 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.128–131.

[ISC] Unit 15 Part 2 Do [ICSPB] P.188 and P.206 and hand it in in next class.
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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 15-2 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 15-2 P.139–141. *Do work with audio files.
  3. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 15-2 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 15-2 Reading Exercises Part A on P.139.

[IWC] Unit 15 Part 2;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 15-2 and sentence dictations from Part A.

Hand in the following homework in next class:

  1. [IWCPE] Character Practice Sheets for 15-2 on P.45–46. Write either simplified or traditional characters. DO NOT mix both.
  2. [IWCPE] P.140 A and B.

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  1. Memorize [ISC] Basic Conversation Exchange 1–4 for in-class performance. Be sure to know who says the line.
  2. Be familiar with all the Supplementary Vocabulary on P.134 and read the Grammatical and Cultural Notes on P.134–137.

[ISC] Unit 15 Part 3

  1. Do [ISC] Unit 15 Part 3 Listening Comprehension Exercises and hand it in in next class.
  2. Open the [ICSPB] on the back cover page:
    • Complete the question sheet (under “Printable PDFs” > 5. Listening comprehension_Unit15-24.
    • Listen to the audio recordings: under “Audio Files” > Unit 5 Audio Listening Comprehension.

*These files are also available on the Tuttle Publishing website .

  1.  [ICSPB] P.207.

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  1. Read the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Basic Conversation of [ISC] 15-3 in the accompanying DVD. You are required to be able to read all the characters.
  2. Memorize the new characters (be sure to know how to write them correctly) and go through the SIMPLIFIED CHARACTER version of the Reading Exercises for [ISC] 15-3 P.146–147. *Do work with audio files.

You don’t don’t need to prepare for Part C Narrative and Part D: A Chinese joke.

  1. Prepare for a quiz on the new characters introduced in [IWC] 15-3 and sentence dictations from [IWC] 15-3 Reading Exercises Part A on P.146.

[IWC] Unit 15 Part 3;

Quiz: the six characters introduced in 15-3 and sentence dictations from Part A.

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