My Teaching Solutions

Learner Type

Complete beginners who would like to follow a native teacher to learn the language comprehensively (including the characters).

Materials

  1. HSK 1 Standard Course Textbook

  2. HSK 1 Standard Course Workbook

Class Activities

  • Make sentences or mini dialogues with the new words or grammar

  • Listen to the text and answer questions

  • Read the text and get correction on the pronunciation

  • Read the dialogues in roles and modify the conversation

  • Blind listening and repeating

  • Associate the characters or components in characters

  • Do exercises in the textbook and workbook

  • Do the application activities, such as interview some friends and report in Chinese

  • ​Get correction for the written homework in the beginning of each lesson

Other Resources

  • Games for reading and typing the characters in our book (made by Helen)

  • Audio and written files for differentiation of similer sounds (made by Helen)

  • Audio for HSK 1 Vocabulary on Castbox (made by Helen)

  • HSK 1 online test

  • Open course of HSK 1 on Coursera

  • Exercises for HSK 1 vocabulary on Quizlet 

 

Learner Type

Further learners who have some skill and would like to keep on improving and also have a way to know the real China.

Materials

  1. HSK 2/3 Standard Course Textbook or others that the students are using 

  2. News of HSK 2/3 (from the Chairman's Bao)

Class Activities

  • Describe pictures in the book

  • Make sentences or mini dialogues with the new words or grammar

  • Listen to the text and answer questions

  • Read the text and get correction on the pronunciation

  • Read the dialogues in roles and modify the conversation

  • Talk about something related with the topics

  • Associate the characters or components in characters

  • Do exercises in the textbook and workbook

  • Do the application activities, such as interview some friends and report in Chinese.

  • Read simplified news articles of HSK 2/3 in certain classes

  • ​Get correction for the written homework in the beginning of each lesson

Other Resources

  • Audio for childhood diaries on CastBox (made by Helen)

  • Audio for Fun Facts on Chinese Charaters on CastBox (made by Helen)

 
 

Learner Type

Advanced learners who would like to keep on learning something related with everyday life.

Materials

  1. 《话题汉语》

  2. News of HSK 4/5/6 (from the Chairman's Bao)

Class Activities

  • Make sentences or mini dialogues with unfamiliar words

  • Associate the characters or components in characters

  • Read the text and talk about the details

  • Discuss something related with the topics

  • Do exercises in the textbook

  • Read news articles of HSK 4/5/6 every second lesson

  • ​Get correction for the written homework in the beginning of each lesson

Learner Type

Adults of Chinese descent who would like to enrich their vocabulary and improve their reading ability.

Materials

  1. 《话题汉语》

  2. News of HSK 4/5/6 (from the Chairman's Bao)

Class Activities

  • Read the text and find out the unfamiliar words

  • Associate the characters or components in characters

  • Discuss something related with the topics

  • Do exercises in the textbook

  • Read news articles of HSK 4/5/6 every second lesson

  • ​Get correction for the written homework in the beginning of each lesson

 

Learner Type

Learners who are fans of characters (like to know the formation and logic behind them) and who already have the communicative ability in Chinese

Materials

  1. Yellow Bridge website

  2. HSK Vocabulary List

Class Activities

  • Follow the HSK1 Vocabulary list, learn 3-6 characters each time

  • Learn the etymology of each character and associate the components

  • Learn some common words for each character and try to use them

  • ​Get correction for the written homework in the beginning of each lesson

 

Resources

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