World Languages in Grade 8 | 4ème

World Langueages Class in Grade 8 Meets Three Times / Week

Content:
  • Listening comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Reading 550-650 and writing 250- 300 Chinese characters (Man.)
  • Geographical and Cultural Studies: Dominican Republic, Peru (Spa.)
  • China geography, ethnic groups, martial arts, traditional medicine and calligraphy writing (Man.)
Objectives:
  • Deepen expression and expand interpretation
  • Concepts of cultural identity
Assessment:
  • Long-term projects: Trip to Costa Rica / documentary (Spa.); Trip to China (Man.); Chinese Drama/Play (Man.)
  • Tests / quizzes
  • Oral presentation
  • Analysis of texts and oral presentations
  • Projects / portfolios
Resources (Spanish):
  • Expresáte
  • Cuaderno de Vocabulario y Gramática
  • Cuaderno de Actividades
  • Cuetos y Cultura
  • Authentic Materials
  • OneNote
Resources (Mandarin):
  • Easy Steps to Chinese, Book 3
  • IQ Chinese Go 300
  • Games, poems, songs, videos
  • OneNote
Teachers
 
Sr. Charles Sisson
Ms. Wenjun Tang, PhD