Archive for May, 2012

Procedures for 5/16/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (5/16/12)

 目標 (MùBiāo): I can prepare for my chapter test.

功課: 1) Sight read text passages on page 6 / Listening quiz: Friday, 5/18/12.  2) Study for Lesson One Passage Two chapter test: Tuesday, 5/22/12.  Turn in your character worksheet Tuesday, 5/22/12.  3) WB page 12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.   1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 10.  Go over answer key.  2) ) Get one copy of chapter test study guide.  Go over important terms in the study guide.

2.   Practice reading text passages on page 6.

 

 

Procedure for Chinese III (5/16/12)

目標 (MùBiāo): I can prepare for my chapter test.

功課: 1) Video project due: Friday, 5/18/12.  2) Study for Lesson Seven chapter test: Friday, 5/18/12.  Turn in your Lesson Seven character worksheet Friday, 5/18/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Seven Study Guide.  Room 29 will be used for AP testing tomorrow, please move to Media Center tomorrow.  2) Makeup work (Adam/Kate: WB page 77; Antonio: WB pages 76/80; Caelan: WB page 76; Nate: round robin reading.)  3) Go over study guide.  4) Go over text passages on text pages 82-83.  5) Practice writing samples.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (5/16/12)

Objectives: 1) I can talk about my food preference.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese food.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice reading your PPT.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your PPT printout.  Lesson Eleven vocabulary quiz: Thursday, 5/24/12.  2) Chinese Club meeting: Tuesday, 5/22/12.  Let Ms. Chang know if you plan to come.  3) Makeup work (2P: Colin: Lesson Ten chapter test; Jonah: Lesson Ten character worksheet).
  2. 1) each new character with terms (炒, 饭/飯, 炒饭/飯, 白饭/飯, 炒菜, 筷, 筷子, 做, 做饭/飯 = 做菜, 拿, 拿筷子, 拿书/書,拿笔/筆). 2) Model conversation dialogue (2P: Angel, Lana, Travis; 7P: John, Tyler.  3) Sample traditional Chinese breakfast items/snack (Shao Bing, You2 Tiao2, Shrimp cracker).

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/16/12)

Objectives: 1) (5P) I can count from zero to one hundred.  3) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese martial art.

Homework: (8th graders) Quiz #2: Monday, 5/21/12.  Quiz #3: Friday, 5/25/12.  (7th graders) Quiz #3: Monday, 5/21/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (7th graders) Ms. Chang collects your writing assignment of 12 Chinese characters.  Makeup work (3P: Trevor: Quiz #1).  2) Questions?  3) Quiz #2 / Quiz #1 (3P: Trevor).  4) DVD: Chinese martial arts.
  2. 1) (5P) Count from zero to one hundred.  2) Complete gift box.  Collect as participation grade.

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Procedures for 5/15/12

Procedure for Chinese III (5/15/12)

目標 (MùBiāo): 1) I can create a video about my traveling plan, traveling preparation and itinerary.  2) I can review for my chapter test.

功課:

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one headset.  Ms. Chang checks your WB page 76.  2) Complete recording and upload your audio file for each slide.
  2. Go to P drive and Ms. Chang’s folder.  Click 3rd edition, and Ni Hao 3 interactive game for review.

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (5/15/12)

Objectives: 1) I can review for my semester exam.  2) I can ask and answer simple conversation questions.

Homework: 1) Review learned characters.  2) Print out your PPT for review tomorrow.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (2P: Joy—character worksheet, chapter test; Colin, Jonah—character worksheet; 7P: Justin, Alissa).  2) Go over text page 99 for supplementary terms.  3) Pair activity: Lessons 7 and 9 sentence matching and conversation practice.  Go over answer key.  4) Write sentences about your preferences of food / drink.
  2. Conversation questions.  Q/A session.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/15/12)

Objectives: 1) I can make two origami products: pin wheel and gift box.  2) I can count from zero to one hundred in Chinese.

Homework: 1) Review number table. 2) (7th graders) Study for quiz #2 tomorrow.  Turn in your 12-character writing assignment.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai, ri, yue, mu, san, huo, shui, kou, ren).  2) Review counting principle.  3) Count from zero to one hundred.
  2. Make two origami products.  Collect as participation grade.

 

 

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Procedures for 5/14/12

Procedure for Chinese IV (5/14/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about personality traits.  2) I can sharpen my listening and sight-reading skills.

功课: 1) WB page 10.  2) Sight Reading/Listening comprehension quiz: Friday, 5/18/12.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Ms. checks your WB pages 9/11.  Go over answer key.  2) Practice reading / go over text passages on page 6.

 

 

Procedure for Chinese III (5/14/12)

目标: 1) I can talk about my traveling plan, traveling preparation and traveling itinerary.  2) I can ask and answer simple questions.

功课: 1) Complete WB page 76, if not completed in class.  2) Culture reading: text pages 84-85.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Finish up round robin reading (Ryan, Nate, Claire, Adam, Wyatt, Colin) after class.  Work at Red Lab tomorrow.  International Cultural Festival: 5:30 to 8 PM this Friday, 5/18/12 at HS Cafeteria.  $2 admission for food and performance.  Senior Cook-out – Friday, during the lunch periods, on the lower-level patio, outside of the Athletic Office. All seniors are invited.
  2. 2) Pair activity: WB page 76.  Go over the answer key.  3) Teach enrichment characters/terms (港, 香港, 海港, 香水, 龙/龍眼).
  3. Conversation questions practice.  Q/A.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (5/14/12)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my semester exam.  2) I can create a PPT file to introduce myself.

Homework: 1) Write new characters.  2) Practice conversation questions.  3) Add new sentences to your PPT.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Welcome back.  Work at Media Center (2P: Lab 2; 7P: Lab 1) on 5/23/12 to finish up your PPT.  International Cultural Festival: 5:30 to 8 PM this Friday, 5/18/12 at HS Cafeteria.  $2 admission for food and performance.  2) Makeup work (2P: Angel, Lance, Joshua, Jonah—character worksheet; 7P: Justin, Michael, John, Alissa—character worksheet).  3) Quick review of all learned vocabulary.  Return papers (chapter test / character worksheet).
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (淇, 淋, 冰淇淋, 菜, 中国/國菜, 美国/國菜, 春, 卷/捲, 春天).  2) Class activity: practice conversation questions.  Q/A.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/14/12)

Objectives: 1) I can count from zero to one hundred in Chinese.  2) I can explore Chinese folk art of folding paper.

Homework: Review number table.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Trevor—quiz #1 + 8 character worksheet + ??; 5P: Lexi, Nick—quiz #1 + ??).  International Cultural Festival: 5:30 to 8 PM this Friday, 5/18/12 at HS Cafeteria.  $2 admission for food and performance.  2) 7th graders coach 8th graders 12 characters (pronunciation and writing strokes).  3) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai).
  2. 1) Pass out/go over number table handout.  2) Teach Chinese counting principle.  3) Count from zero to one hundred.
  3. Prepare origami.  Learn to fold pin wheel.

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Procedures for 5/11/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/11/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about my traveling plan, traveling preparation and traveling itinerary.  2) I can gain fluency on sentence patterns through unscrambling sentences.

功课:  1) Study for your Lesson Seven chapter test.  2) Round Robin reading on Monday, if not done today.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Practice reading text passages on pages 77-78.  2) Round robin reading.
  2. 1) Pair activity: WB page 78.  Go over answer key.  2) Pair work: WB page 76.  3) Game time.

 

 

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/11/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese number terms.  2) I can gain cultural knowledge about Chinese tea and Chinese signature animals—pandas.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  Move  quiz #2  (7th graders) from Monday, 5/14/12, to Wednesday, 5/16/12.  2) Chinese writing assignment due next Wednesday, 5/16/12.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi, ling, bai) + 8 picture characters.  2) (2P) Teach new characters (bai).
  2. 1) (2P) Culture reading: Chinese tea + Audio file + DVD: Chinese yo-yo.  2) Showcase Chinese artifacts—tea sets + DVD: Chinese tea.  3) Movie time: The Adventure of Giant Pandas.

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Procedures for 5/10/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (5/10/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can introduce my name in authentic way.  2) I can talk about personality traits.

功课: 1) 寫生字.  2) Practice reading text passages on page 6.

程序 (ChéngXù):

1.  1) Quick review.  Return papers (movie discussion questions).  2) Learn new characters with terms (興/兴, 吳, 呂, 陳/陈, 向, 外向, 內向).  3) Go over text pages 6-7.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/10/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about my traveling plan, traveling preparation and traveling itinerary.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese scenic spots.

功课: 1) Round robin reading (pages 77-78) tomorrow.  2) 写/寫生字.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 80.  Go over answer key.  2) Quick review.  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 77-78.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (秦, 始, 皇, 皇家, 雁, 塔, 大雁塔, 水塔, 兵, 俑, 兵馬俑).  2) Pair activity: WB page 78.  3) DVD: 頤和園 Summer Palace.
  3. Listening activity: WB page 79.  Go over answer key.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/10/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese number terms.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese leisure activities.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete rows of writing Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba).  2) Teach new terms and Chinese characters (jiu, shi, ling, bai).
  2. 1) (3P) Finger Guessing Game tournament + chopstick relay game.    2) (5P) movie: The Adventure of Panda + culture reading: Chinese tea.

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Procedures for 5/9/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/9/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can create a movie to describe my travel plan, traveling preparation and itinerary.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese scenic spots.  3) I can play interactive game to review learned materials.

功课: 1) Complete audio recording.  2) WB page 80.  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 76-77.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Take one headset.  Ms. Chang checks your WB page 77 Section L assignment.  2) Make recording and upload audio file for each slide.
  2. Go to 1) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/25/content_316833.htm for introduction to Macao.  2) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316836.htm for introduction to Taipei.  3) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316846.htm for introduction to Shanghai.  4) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316845.htm for introduction to Guangzhou.  5) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316844.htm for introduction to Shengzhen.  6) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/25/content_316843.htm for introduction to Hangzhou.  7) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316842.htm for introduction to Suzhou.  8) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316841.htm for introduction to Tsingdao.  9) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2011-03/09/content_316840.htm for introduction to Xi’An.  10) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/25/content_316839.htm for introduction to Kunming.  11) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/25/content_316838.htm for introduction to Luoyang.  12) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316975.htm for introduction to Ming Tombs.  13)  http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316977.htm for introduction to the Summer Palace.  14) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316978.htm for the introduction to the Temple of Heaven.  15) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/article/2009-08/24/content_316979.htm for the introduction to the Imperial Palace in Beijing.  16) http://english.chinese.cn/chineseculture/node_23297.htm for the introduction to the Great Wall.
  3. Go to P drive and Ms. Chang’s folder.  Click Ni Hao 3 for interactive games.

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/9/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese number terms.  2) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese version of rock, scissors and paper game and Chinese yo-yo.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Complete writing rows of Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Quick review (yi, er, san, si).  2) Teach new terms and Chinese characters (wu, liu, qi, ba).
  2. 1) (3P) Culture reading: Finger Guessing Game + class tournament activity + DVD: Chinese yo-yo.  2) (5P) Culture reading: DVD: Chinese yo-yo + finger guessing game class activity + chopsticks relay game.

 

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Procedures for 5/8/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/8/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can sharpen my listening and speaking skills through viewing video clips and listening to audio files.  2) I can acquire geographical and cultural knowledge about Chinese scenic spots.

功课: 1) Round robin reading passages on pages 76-77.  2) WB page 77 Section L.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB page 75.  2)  Practice reading text passages on pages 76-77.
  2. 1) Video clips: http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/mandarin1/4231 Q/A session.  2) DVD clips.
  3. Audio files.  Q/A. 1) #758 (林青, 漢生, 云/雲南, 路线/線, 宾/賓館), 2) #1259 (安排, 海边/邊), 2) 3) #1022 (之中, 特别), 4) #972  (次),  5) #1017 (各有千秋), 6) #970 (生鱼片, 巴黎)。
  4. 1) Pair activity: WB page 77 Section K.   Go over answer key.  2) Conversation practice.  Q/A session.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/8/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese number terms.  2) I can explore Chinese children game: tangram pieces.  3) I can play rock, scissors, and paper Chinese version game.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  2) Write Chinese characters.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (2P) DVD: Paper-cuts.  2) Teach new terms (yi, er, san, si) with Chinese characters.
  2. 1) Culture reading—rock, scissors and paper game / Chinese tea.  2) Class activity—rock, scissors and paper game.  3) Pass out tangram pieces.  Individual activity.

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Procedures for 5/7/12

Procedure for HS Chinese IV (5/7/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): I can talk about my personality and school activities.

功课: Practice/Review oral comprehension questions.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Lesson One Passage Two chapter test: Monday, 5/21/12.  2) Listening comprehension test by Friday, 5/18/12.  3) Quick review (知道, 導師/导师, 好像, 聽說/听说, 認/认真, 關/关心, 過/过, 還/还沒有, 開班會/开班会, 對/对了, 選/选, 當/当, 為什麼/为什么).
  2. Conversation questions Q/A.

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/7/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can talk about my traveling itinerary.  2) I can sharpen my listening and speaking skills through Q/A session.

功课: 1) Round robin reading (pages 76-77): Friday, 5/14/12.  2) WB page 75.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Pass out senior papers.  Lesson Seven chapter test: Friday, 5/18/12.  2) Makeup work (Colin, Wyatt, Melissa).  3) Practice reading text passages on pages 76-77.
  2. 1) Teach new characters with terms (从, 禁, 紫禁城, 坛, 天坛, 颐和园, 陵).  2) Conversation Q/A session.

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (5/7/12)

Objectives: I can talk about sports and my preferences of sports items.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

1.   1) Turn in Lesson Ten characters worksheet.  Return papers.  2) Lesson Ten chapter test.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P/5P (5/7/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can explore Chinese folk art of paper-cuts.  3) I can hold chopsticks to pick up food.

Homework: N/A

Procedure:

  1. 1) Makeup work (3P: Justin, Trevor, Michael, Evan)—Chinese character writing assignment.  2) Return Chinese character writing papers.  Quiz #2: (7th graders): Monday, 5/14/12.  (8th graders): Monday, 5/21/12.  3) Quick review (Ni Hao, Hi Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zhang Lao Shi, Zai Jian,  Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo, Dong Le ma, Dong le, Bu Dong, Tong Xue Men Hao).
  2. 1) Quiz #1.  2) (2P) Pass out longevity paper pattern.  Collect as participation grade.  3) (7P) Finish up longevity paper pattern.  Pass out double happiness paper pattern.  Collect both as participation grade.  4) Pass out chopsticks, cereal, and napkin to practice holding cereal with chopsticks.

 

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Procedures for 5/4/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/4/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can learn to use Movie Maker or Photo Story software to create a video about my travel plan.  2) I can describe my travel plan.  3) I can review learned material through playing interactive games.

功课: Review all learned terms.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB pages 72-73.  2) Click the following 2 links, www.travelchinaguide.com, http://www.chinafocustravel.com,  for tourist information.  Start writing your itinerary and script.  We will work in Red Lab on Wednesday to, 5/9/12, record your narration and type your script.  Ms. Chang will be more than happy to proofread your script.
  2. Google information about terms, pictures/images, etc. you need for your travel video project.
  3. If you are done, 1) open a WORD document, toggle between English and Chinese mode (lower right corner) to type in Chinese characters directly, 2) go to P drive and Ms. Chang folder, if you are done.  Click Ni Hao 3 for any lesson.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Chinese I 2P/7P (5/4/12)

Objectives: 1) I can prepare for my chapter test next Monday.  2) I can acquire terms about food.

Homework: Study Lesson Ten.

Procedure:

  1. 1) Take one copy of Lesson Ten Study Guide.  Turn in your Lesson Ten character worksheet next Monday.  2) Go over study guide.
  2. 1) Practice writing problems.  2) (2P) Take one copy of Lesson Ten supplementary terms handout.  Go over the handout for Chinese breakfast items.  (7P) Browse through Chinese cook books for ideas about your preference of Chinese food.

 

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 3P (5/4/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can write Chinese characters.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese folk of paper-cuts.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  Quiz #1: Monday, 5/7/12.  2) Complete writing Chinese characters.  Due next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) (3P) Helpers coach your 8th peers with terms learned yesterday (Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Tong Xue Me Hao).  8th graders report to Ms. Chang at regular time, please.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Hi Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zai Jian,  Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo, Dong Le Ma, Dong Le, Bu Dong, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Tong Xue Me Hao).  3) Teach new terms (Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).
  2. 1) Quick review (日, 月, 山, 木, 人).  2) Teach new characters (口, 水, 火).  Collect if done.  3) DVD: Paper cuts.

 

 

Procedure for MS Exploratory Chinese 5P (5/4/12)

Objectives: 1) I can say simple Chinese greeting terms.  2) I can learn to write Chinese characters.  3) I can acquire cultural knowledge about Chinese folk art of paper-cuts.

Homework: 1) Review learned terms.  Study for your quiz #1 on Monday.  2) Complete writing Chinese characters.  Due next Monday.

Procedure:

  1. 1) 8th graders report to Ms. Chang at regular time, please.  2) Quick review (Ni Hao, Hi Shi, Wo Shi, Lao Shi, Zai Jian,  Zao, Zao An, Ni Zao, Zao Shang Hao, Xie Xie, Bu Xie, Bu Ke Qi, Wu An, Wan An, Qi Li, Jing Li, Zuo Xia, Qing Zuo, Dong Le Ma, Dong Le, Bu Dong, Shang Ke, Xia Ke, Tong Xue Me Hao, Dui Bu Qi, Mei Guan Xi).
  2. 1) Quick review (日, 月, 山, 木, 人, 口).  2) Teach new characters (水, 火).  Collect, if done.  3) DVD: Paper cuts.  4) Pass out Longevity paper pattern.  Cut out the pattern.

 

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Procedures for 5/4/12

Procedure for HS Chinese III (5/4/12)

目标 (MùBiāo): 1) I can learn to use Movie Maker or Photo Story software to create a video about my travel plan.  2) I can describe my travel plan.  3) I can review learned material through playing interactive games.

功课: Review all learned terms.

程序 (ChéngXù):

  1. 1) Ms. Chang checks your WB pages 72-73.  2) Click the following 2 links, www.travelchinaguide.com, http://www.chinafocustravel.com,  for tourist information.  Start writing your itinerary and script.  We will be work in Red Lab on Wednesday to, 5/9/12, record your narration and type your script.  Ms. Chang will be more than happy to proofread your script.
  2. Google information about terms, pictures/images, etc. you need for your travel video project.
  3. If you are done, 1) open a WORD document, try toggle between English and Chinese input mode and type Chinese characters, 2) go to P drive and Ms. Chang folder, if you are done.  Click Ni Hao 3 for any lesson.

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