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Mandarin Chinese 7-8 Honors (IM) (2507, 2508)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -
Mandarin Chinese 7-8 Honors (IM) (2507M, 2508M)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Mission Bay High School. Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 Mandarin Chinese 5-6 with a grade of C or higher; recommendation of teacher
 Course duration:
 One year
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 World Language
 UC subject area satisfied:
 e - Language Other than English
Notes:
 Students enrolled in an advanced version of this course as part of dual-language immersion program will see an immersion designator (IM) added to the course number on their transcripts.
Course Description:
 This course is designed for students in the Mandarin Immersion pathway who have successfully completed Mandarin Chinese 5-6. It is a continuation of the preceding course and is intended to increase students’ ability to communicate in the world language. The course includes exposure to and appreciation of classic Chinese literary works and continue to build cultural knowledge and awareness requiring students to speak exclusively in the target language. Students participate in classroom discussions, activities, and conversations. Note: Students enrolled in an advanced version of this course as part of dual-language immersion program will see an immersion designator (IM) added to the course number on their transcripts.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Yuehua Liu et al, Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 2, 3rd Edition, Cheng & Tsui Chinese Language Series, 2009.
http://cheng-tsui.com/store/products/integrated_chinese
Yuehua Liu et al, Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 2, 3rd Edition, Online Workbook, Cheng & Tsui Chinese Language Series, 2009.
https://iconline.quia.com/books/
Common Knowledge about Chinese Culture, Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Higher Education Press, 2006.
Yuehua Liu et al., Ancient Chinese Parables, Cheng & Tsui, 2010.
Supplemental Resources
Huang and Ao, How Far Away is the Sun & Other Essays, Cheng & Tsui, 2017.
Xia, Yun et al., Tales and Traditions Vols. 1,2,3, 2nd Edition, Cheng & Tsui, 2017.