CHINESE PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The goal of the QISS Chinese program is to assist students’ progress and interests in the understanding of Chinese culture and language. Students are expected touse Chinese to exchange information and to communicate their ideas. Accordingto the Chinese “entrance” tests, Chinese language classes are divided intothree stages, including beginning (low and high), intermediate (low and high) ,and advanced (low and high).The Chinese teachers’ responsibilities and expectations not only requireteaching the language but also bridging and experiencing Chinese culture andcustoms. There are many exciting and entertaining activities in Chineseclasses, such as teaching Chinese geography, literature, customs, holidays,Chinese minorities, Chinese art crafts, Chinese cooking (making moon-cakes anddumplings, etc), Kung Fu, Chinese calligraphy andso on. We’d like students to engage in the study of various aspects of China.