Soddy Daisy High School


Foreign Language

Teacher Information about the Foreign Language Department will be coming soon.
Mr. Selbo 

Chinese 1 

Course Description 
Level 1 of Chinese is a generalized view of the Chinese culture and language. Students begin their studies with no prior knowledge of the language very gradually increasing speed and ability. The student will explore the language from all aspects: reading, writing, speaking and listening. A number of projects will enhance the student’s understanding of grand history and culture of China. Students will learn approximately 180 characters (~250 words).

Chinese 2

Course Description 
Level 2 of Chinese is a continuation of Chinese 1 and will begin at the pace Chinese 1 left off at. Reading, writing, listening and speaking begin to take stronger roles with less concentration on the Chinese culture. Students will learn continue knowledge growth through skits, narrations, shorts stories, projects and daily work in sentence structures and vocabulary. Students will learn approximately 150 more characters (total vocabulary now at ~600 words).

Chinese 3 

Course Description 
Chinese 3 will be a continuation of Chinese 2. The course will continue with interactive TPR, storytelling, acting, dialogues, culture and daily used material. Students will gain a further 400+ characters of vocabulary. This course is designed for students seeking advanced placement in college Chinese. Topics will include: Travel, diet, environment, medicine, careers, health, etc…

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