Updates for 6th period Class

These announcements are relevant only to Chinese 10 graders’ class (6th Period) at BHSEC (Spring 2020).

Here are the Audio recordings for all the Integrated-chinese-level-1-part-1-workbook this semester

April 6 , 2020, Monday



Revised Syllabus for 10th Grade Chinese

Check the above the syllabus to see what is due each day.


Dear Students,

Hope all of you are well.  Starting from this week, I will hold two office hours each week, and one virtual class each week for every class.  These meetings will be done via Zoom.  To have zoom meetings, you just need to click on the above link and provide the password given above. Please take advantage of the office hours to get additional help. Anyone who is willing to make a consistent effort these following 6 weeks still has opportunities to improve their grades. I also encourage everyone to attend the virtual class to get some oral practice with the language and some instructions from me. (I will record the weekly classes and make them available to students who can’t attend.)

 Here are  my weekly office hours and weekly virtual class meeting. 

Office Hours: Zoom Meeting at 1:00-2:00 pm, Tues & Thurs

Virtual Class Time: 1:00-2:00, Friday for Year 2 Chinese Course


(Weekly Virtual Classes will be recorded for students who can’t attend and recordings will be made available at my website.)

In my  revised Syllabus, I have already provide most of the materials which you can access with a click of mouse, but some links will be provided to give you easy access to all the homework materials right on the syllabus.

It is important that you keep up with all your work and extensions can be made for special circumstances, but you must keep me informed. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you need any help.  Again, please submit all the assignments in Jupiter by clicking on the green circle on the grades page and it will take you to a page where you can download your completed work for each assignment; there you can also share google doc link with me. It also has a window for me to see your work and at the same time, a box for me to give you feedback. Most of students are able to submit without trouble. If you really can’t make it work, then you can email me your work. 




Tuesday, March 31, 2020

  1. L5D1 Quiz due tomorrow (April 1st): Study your vocabulary really well, and complete this vocabulary Quiz: L5D1 Quiz E to Ch & P (You should have gotten the handouts in class). If not, just submit the answers online through Jupiter). Or you can just email me the answer via lshih@bhsec.bard.edu.

Instruction for this open-book character quiz: Please study L5D1 vocabulary well before taking this quiz. You can use dictionary to look up words you don’t know. Really make an effort to know their meaning and how to pronounce each word.

Here is the link to hear the vocabulary recording for L5D1 Vocabulary:




2. L5D1 Workbook Part I, Part II A, and Part III due tomorrow too (April 1st):

Instruction for this homework:

Do the following sections of L5D1 Workbook (https://chi101linglingshih.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/integrated-chinese-workbook-l5d1.pdf) : Part I, Part II A and Part III, please write the answers on a google doc, if possible, and share link with me, that way I can edit your answers.

Here is the recordings for L5D1 Workbook  Part I B and C:

esson 5 75 38 Lesson 5 Part 1_ Workbook Dialogue I


Lesson 5 75-76 39 Lesson 5 Part 1_ Workbook Dialogue II


Lesson 5 76 40 Lesson 5 Part 1_ Workbook Dialogue III


For Part II A. Based on L5D1 dialogue, please write down your answer in Chinese of the following questions:

I have translated the workbook Part II A questions, please answer them in Chinese characters.


2. 王朋和李友见过(jian3guo4)高文中姐姐吗?

3. 高文中的家怎么样?

4. 高文中的姐姐在哪儿工作?

5. 王朋想喝什么?

6. 为什么李友要和一杯水?


Wednesday, March 18, 2020


Kudos to those who have kept up with the assignments! Those who have kept up are going to learn well and not be left behind further.  I would like all of you to take advantage of extended spring break to stay ahead.  Remember, it will only make us more resourceful to acquire skills in life. Opportunities in life are for those who make themselves ready with all kinds of good skills. Take efforts to learn useful skills are the sure way to secure your future!!

Today I would like you to watch the videos in this post:


The following homework is due tomorrow (3/19, Thursday):L5D1 Diagloue in Chinese characters, Pinyin, and English Translation:

Instruction for this Homework: Please write L5D1 dialogue in Chinese characters, Pinyin on top words you don’t know, and English translation. The main purpose of this assignment is to try to understand this dialogue: learn how to say, write and comprehend this dialogue.  Study them to the point that you can actually use them in a real-life situation.

Take a photo of your completed work and send it to me as an attached file via Jupiter.  Thanks.

Watch the video again to reinforce what you have learned:

video for L5 dialogue 1: https://sfsu.box.com/s/vh8wy6p0yaduaxkq57a2wdvokkbi08dl


Tuesday, March 17, 2020


Please complete L5D1 Character worksheet. If you don’t have the hard copy of this assignment and can’t print it out, then just write on a separate sheets of paper. Please make sure to provide the English meaning for each individual character and also the English meaning for each vocabulary on the combined characters.
Click here to print the assignment, if you have not gotten it in class or click on the attached file.

Please also listen to the following recordings (10 points)–To receive 10 additional points, please after listening to these recordings, write “I have listened to L5D1 Vocabulary and Dialogue recordings” on your L5D1 character worksheets. Take a photo of your completed work and upload to the class folder.

Audios for L5D1 Vocabulary:



video for L5 dialogue 1: https://sfsu.box.com/s/vh8wy6p0yaduaxkq57a2wdvokkbi08dl

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020


The entire L4D1 Workbook due on Tuesday.

L4D1 written vocabulary on Tuesday.  星期二考第四课会话一生词


You should have completed L4D1 vocabulary flashcard quiz by now. If you haven’t done so, do it by tomorrow

Jan 13, 2020


L4D1 Flashcard quiz should be completed no later than Monday.



Thursday, Nov 21 , 2019


  • Tomorrow L3D2 Grammar Worksheet due.
  • Tomorrow L3D2 Written Vocabulary Quiz
  • Monday L3D2 Workbook due
  • Tuesday Test on Lesson 3 including both L3D1 and L3D2 –the entire lesson.

Monday, Oct 14 , 2019


Finish all the Character and vocabulary worksheets by Thursday.

Finish Flashcard quiz by Thursday.

Sunday, Oct 6 , 2019


Test on L1 and L2 on Monday

Oral Performance on L2D2 due by Tuesday.

Sunday, September 22, 2019


Do Workbook L2D2,  Part III. Reading Section prior to class on Monday.

Finish flashcard quiz on L2D2 on Monday.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


L2D1 Take-Home quiz –> due on Thursday. (I will give the quiz sheet to you on Wednesday).

L2D1 Oral performance due by tomorrow no later than 3:30 pm (I am available at 1st, 4th, 5th, and 7th period): Ask about each other’s family (every one needs to write out the entire script out and give it to me along with a self-evaluation sheet). Also turn in the oral performance questions I gave you (write all the answers).

L2D2 character and vocabulary worksheets due on today.

L2D2 Vocabulary flashcard quiz due by Friday

Friday, September 13, 2019


Turn in the vocabulary written quiz for L2D1 on Monday at the beginning of class.(Please make sure to be well-prepared before taking your quiz. Please do not look at the quiz paper before taking the quiz. You can use the character bank along with the quiz, but do not look at the character bank before taking the quiz).

Work on the L2D1 oral performance sheet by completing the answers to all questions. Please write in Chinese characters.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


L2D1 Written quiz on Friday.

Monday, September 9, 2019


Finish L2D1 Workbook due on Wednesday. (You don’t have to do Part II speaking).

L2D1 Flashcard Quiz completed by lunch time tomorrow.

Friday, September 6, 2019


Flashcard Quiz for L2D1 on Monday.

Do HW Workbook L2D1 Part III  & Part IV A, B, C (p.30-33) this weekend.

HW Workbook L2D1 (You don’t need to do part II speaking)– ENTIRE package due on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 5, 2019


L2D1 Chinese character worksheet due today

L2D1 Chinese vocabulary worksheet due on Friday

L2D1 flashcard Vocabulary Quiz on Friday. (I will give you time to prepare for this quiz in class, but I encourage you to study before class.)

Wednesday, August 28, 2019


  • Finish the oral performance on L1 before tomorrow’s class, if you haven’t done so.
  • Workbook L1D2 no later than Friday (turn it in at the beginning of the class–(Do everything except for Part II speaking section). If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me before it is due.

Monday, August 26, 2019


Due on Wednesday: Workbook L1D2 Part I A, and Part III, A, B, C

Get the Oral Performance completed for Lesson 1: Create a dialogue based on L1D1 & L1D2. You can use sentences you have come up with from L1D1 and L1D2. Try to use words you have learned from this lesson.  Get this done no later than Wednesday 12:50 pm.

Due on Thursday: Vocabulary Quiz on L1D2

Thursday, August 22, 2019


L1D2 character worksheets due  on Friday.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019


These HW due on Thursday:

  • Workbook HW L1D1 Part 1, Part III, and Part IV due (some of you have turned it in already).
  • L1D1 Scrambled Workwork: unscramble the sentences due

Monday, August 19, 2019


Tomorrow L1D1 flashcard quiz (Textbook p. 22), please use your own set of flash cards. Put the characters on one side, and pinyin and English on the side.)

L1D1 vocabulary worksheet due tomorrow


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