Unit 1

The following resources cover the topics included in Unit 3 of Easy Steps to Chinese and have been created at Anglo European School. Some resources refer to exercises and page numbers, these can all be found in Easy Steps to Chinese 1.

Introduction to Chinese Characters – this presentations introduces students to Chinese characters looking at the evolution of some basic characters.

Classroom Phrases – A list of useful classroom phrases that can be hung up around the classroom and accompanying quiz activities.

Using a Chinese dictionary – Activity explaining how to look up words in a Chinese dictionary.

Greetings and Introduction – presentation on basic greetings 你好/你好吗? and introducing oneself  我叫。。。

Greetings and Introduction flashcards – flashcards for reviewing greetings and introductions.

Counting 1 to 10 – introduction to counting 1 to 10, including characters, pinyin and hand gestures.

Pinyin and Tones – short guide of how to pronounce pinyin initials and the four tones.

Number tongue twister – a fun tongue twister using 四 and 十 for students to practice pronunciation.

‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ (review quiz) – an interactive ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ quiz reviewing Unit 1, greetings and numbers.

Numbers Quiz – a quiz on numbers 1 to 10, accompanying answers found here.