This module consists of pictures of a traditional Chinese New Year Lantern Festival and provides exercises on grammar and vocabulary based on the Traditional Character Edition of Practical Chinese Reader Book II. There are 4 types of exercises with 5 multiple-choice questions each. Users get immediate online feedback from each choice of answer.
This module can serve as an example to help instructors design their own supplementary teaching materials.
No special interface or encoding is needed to view the Chinese characters.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
To help users of Practical Chinese Reader Book II and intermediate Chinese learners review grammar, vocabulary, and Chinese characters.
Target Student Population:
Instructors and students with intermediate level of proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Some knowledge of traditional Chinese characters and grammatical structures.
This interactive module is conducive to teaching and learning Chinese language and culture. It is engaging and appealing, and it provides immediate feedback to users. The pictures and character/word choice help students learn grammar and characters easily. The module also reinforces long-term memory of vocabulary and motivates students to learn language in a fun way.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This module is very useful supplementary material for instructors and students of intermediate Chinese as well as for individuals with an equivalent background. The exercises and pictures not only help the students to practice language, but also help them to understand the Chinese culture. Instructors can easily incorporate the exercises into their classes as student activities. They can also follow the material design and develop their own supplementary materials for teaching grammar, vocabulary, and Chinese characters.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The Chinese New Year Lantern Festival website is very easy to use. It is engaging with attractive backgrounds, simple navigation, and clear instructions. On each page, the links to other sections/pages further facilitate the ease of navigation in this site.
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