Progressive Chinese: Intermediate Course 1
Hsin-fu Chiu (Author)
Yu Wu (Author)
Yusheng Yang (Author)
Hsin-hung Yeh (Author)
The learning goals that center on the thematic units are set in accordance with the language proficiency levels, established by the ACTFL ˙To Comply with the pedagogical principle of backward design to establish the teaching/learning goals for the intermediate learner of Chinese ˙Integrates into its thematic contents the ACTFL-defined, three mores of language uses as well the 5C concepts ˙Assist the learner to achieve holistic progress and to cultivate specific linguistic abilities of Chinese ˙The selecting of keywords/phrases in thetextbooks is greatly in line with vocabulary levels defined by the HSK and by the TOCFL. The regional difference in language uses between the two sides of theTaiwan Strait are also meticulously annotated in the textbooks “Progressive Chinese: Intermediate Course” complies with the pedagogical principle of backward design to establish the teaching/learning goals for the intermediate learner of Chinese. Through various forms of formative and summative assessment, every lesson and every thematic unit constantly provides the learner with chances to re-consolidate their developing Chinese proficiency. As standardized ways of ensuring successful learning, “Progressive Chinese” integrates into its thematic contents the ACTFL-defined, three mores of language uses as well the 5C concepts. In addition to the overall progress in Chinese, it attempts to cultivate the following specific linguistic abilities of Chinese: 1. To ask questions, to answer questions, to deal with simple social transactions, (forthe high potential learner) to narrate, to compare, and to describe. 2. To process and to produce Chinese texts in paragraphs. 3. To develop strategies to comprehend audio and textual input: to put up with unfamiliar language units, to skim through materials, to infer information from co-texts. 4. To develop and apply language learning strategies to gradually become independent Chinese learners to achieve the purpose of lifelong learning
Cheng Chung Book Co., Ltd.
Chiu, Hsin-fu; Wu, Yu; Yang, Yusheng; and Yeh, Hsin-hung, "Progressive Chinese: Intermediate Course 1" (2022). Faculty Book Gallery. 578.