World Language Chinese I

Grades: 9-12

Semesters: Fall & Spring

Length: Year-long

Prerequisite: None

This beginners course focuses on learning the Mandarin phonetic systems (pinyin), reading and writing simplified Chinese characters, as well as using Mandarin to conduct simple conversations. Various projects and hands-on activities will allow students the opportunity to explore Chinese culture, holidays, festivals, cooking, and calligraphy.