The goal of the workbook is to extend learning outside of the class. Students’ learning is therefore cyclical, so that every workbook took interweaves listening, speaking, reading and writing, and is interrelated with class activities.
Two CDs are included for the workbook. The CDs provide students with a review of class learning and practice for listening and conversations.
Chinese Wonderland is a six-volume text designed for young students of Chinese as a Foreign Language classes. The concept and content both comply with the standard of ACTFL and World Language Content Standards for California Public Schools. Students are enabled to continue the study of Chinese language at an intermediate level of middle school curriculum after completing six volumes. In addition, students are equipped with communicative skills and the ability to process their thinking in Chinese.
Chinese Wonderland volume one consists of seven units including twenty-one lessons. Topics include:
- family, daily activities
- Pets, sports, hobbies
- Clothing, colors food
- Stationary and toys
The content contains unit introduction, dialogues, vocabulary, sentence structures, classroom expressions, readings, culture notes, communicative and task-based activities, and picture this.
Description in Chinese:
《华语小学堂》系列教材共分六册，对象为家里不说华语的儿童，其编辑理念与内容均参照美国外语教学指导原则，以及加州外语学习标准。本系列所选用的主题， 包含了加州公立学校外语学习标准第一与第二阶段所涵盖之内容，都是与儿童的年纪与现阶段生活有关的主题，采用对话，词汇，句型，阅读以及文化小知识等丰富 的内容形式，让这些毫无中文背景的孩子能够把在课堂所学运用到实际生活，并开启他们与中国族裔及中国社区的接触。学生学习六册後，应可衔接至中学之中级程 度，并期望他们能在适当的环境下，使用华语沟通，并建立用中文思考的习惯。