Chinese for Children and Youth 20 session course package
Class time: 45 minutes per class; Total 20 class hours.
Main textbook: <Easy Steps to Chinese > ; Electronic textbooks are provided;
Teaching content: Textbook can be taught within any time span according to the students’ levels of Chinese proficiency.
Teachers: Bachelor degree; Rich experience in Chinese teaching;
Teaching method: one-to-one live class online;
Course validity: within 120 days after purchase;
The primary goal of this series Easy Steps to Chinese is to help the students establish a solid foundation of vocabulary, knowledge of Chinese and communication skills through the natural and gradual integration of language, content and cultural elements.
Chinese for Children and Youth series adopts a holistic approach, and is designed to emphasize the development of communication skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.
教材共八册，分为三个阶段。第 一阶段为第一、二册；第二阶段为第三、四、 五、六册；第三阶段为第七、八册。
Easy Steps to Chinese comprises 8 colour textbooks, each of them supplemented by a CD, a workbook, a teacher’s book with a CD and unit tests. Books 1-3 are also accompanied by word cards, picture flashcards and posters.
因为第 一册从最基本的汉语知识教起，所以学生 不需要有任何汉语知识背景。学生可以从 小学五、六年级开始使用第一册，也可以从 中学一年级开始使用第一册。教师可根据学生 的水平来决定教学进度。
Book 1 starts with basic knowledge of Chinese. Students at primary 5 or 6, or Year 7 students at secondary level can start with Book 1.Each book can be taught within any time span according to the students’ levels of Chinese proficiency.
|Volume||Class Hours||Objective Vocabulary|
|Book 1a||45-50||Stage 1 (Books 1 and 2): ♦ pinyin ♦ strokes and stroke order ♦ the structures of Chinese characters ♦ tracing of characters ♦ radicals and simple characters ♦ dictionary skills ♦ typing skills ♦ listening skills ♦ speaking skills ♦ reading skills ♦ writing skills: guided written assignments around 100 characters
第一阶段（第一、二册）:♦拼音♦笔画和 笔顺♦字形结构♦描红♦偏旁部首和简单汉 字♦查字典♦打字♦听力♦口语♦阅读♦写作 （100个字左右)
|Book 2a||45-50||Stage 2 (Books 3, 4, 5 and 6): ♦ radicals and simple characters
formation of phrases ♦ expansion of vocabulary ♦ simple grammar and sentence structures ♦ dictionary skills ♦ typing skills
classroon instruction in Chinese ♦ listening skills ♦ speaking skills ♦ reading skills ♦ writing skills: guided written assignments between 100-300 characters ♦ exposure to modern China and Chinese culture 5,000 and above
第二阶段（第三、四、五、六册）：♦偏旁 部首和简单汉字♦词语构成♦词汇扩展♦语 法及句型结构♦查字典♦打字♦课堂用语 ♦听力♦口语♦阅读♦写作（100-300字）♦接触 现代中国和中国文化
|Book 4a||45-50||•Stage 3 (Books 7 and 8): ♦ classroom instruction in Chineseexpansion of vocabulary ♦ grammar and sentence structures dictionary skills ♦ typing skills ♦ listening and speaking skills through spontaneous interaction ♦ reading practice on a daily basis ♦ writing skills: independent written assignments between 300- 500 characters ♦ exposure to modern China and its culture ♦ contemporary topics: current issues around the world
第三阶段（第七、八册）：♦课堂用语♦词汇 扩展.语法及句型结构.查字典.打字.听力 ♦ 口语♦阅读♦独立写作（300-500字）♦时事