CHIN101-05 FALL 2014
assignments
Assignments Practical Chinese Reader - 實用漢語
 
PCR Lesson 8 Assignments
 
1. Vocabulary & Grammar Survey:
After reading and reflecting on the information introduced in your textbook and in the Study Guide section for this lesson, answer the following questions:
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I have reviewed the new vocabulary introduced in lesson 8 using one or more of the following strategies:
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Answer the following questions based on your reading and review of your textbook and the Study Guide section for lesson 8.
1. In Chinese, personal titles are placed after the surname, so instead of saying Dr. Xie we say 謝大夫.
   
2. What is an appropriate response after someone thanks you, or offers you a compliment.




3. 她爸爸,媽媽都
茶。




4. 我的中國朋友
煙。




5. 你們都
漢語書嗎?




(5 pts) due: Monday, Sep 29th
2. Writing:
Use the calligraphy practice sheet to practice writing the characters introduced in this lesson. Fill-in the empty columns with characters of your choosing.
As an alternative you may write one complete Chinese sentence in pinyin or characters for each character introduced in lesson 8.
(10 pts) due: Wednesday, Oct 1st
3. Exercises:
  1. Work with a classmate to unscramble the sentences on the L7-9 Dialogue Practice worksheet and arrange them into a coherent dialog. Get an extra point for presenting your dialog to the class. (answers)
    (0 pts) due: Wednesday, Oct 1st
  2. Complete the homework practice sheet (plain text). (answers)
    (10 pts) due: Monday, Oct 6th
4. Cultural Questions:
The following questions relate to the cultural section of this lesson. Generally you will be able to find the answers by reading your textbook.
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1. What was the ultimate aim of the reform of Chinese writing system?




2. The two basic strategies used to accomplish the simplification of Chinese characters was to reduce the number of characters and number of strokes.
   
(2 pts) due: Monday, Oct 6th
5. Classroom Activities:
  1. Chinese Tea Culture -
    date: Monday, Oct 6th
  2. Asking 哪, 什麼 and 誰 Questions - Ask three people three questions. One question each using 哪, 什麼 and 誰
    date: Monday, Oct 6th
  3. Asking 那是什麼?是誰的? - Ask a classmate 什麼 and 誰的 questions following the sample:
    Q: 那是什麼?
    A: 這是書。
    Q: 那是什麼書?
    A: 這是漢語書。
    Q: 那是誰的漢語書?
    A: 這是我的漢語書。
    date: Monday, Oct 13th