Shopping in Beijing

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Title:

Shopping in Beijing

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https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/53942-shopping-and-bartering-mandarin-chinese-novice-mid/view

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Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This novice mid to novice high Chinese activity allows students to simulate shopping experiences in China. An included powerpoint clearly identifies the can-do statements and links to an English language video that identifies the key shopping locations in Beijing. After an introduction to the cultural aspects of shopping, students simulate a shopping experience in the classroom. Fake Chinese money is included in the provided link, teachers should print numerous copies to pass out to students. Students will use this money to negotiate the prices of the items that are identified on the included shopping cards. 

Content Standard(s):
World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
1) Communicate and share on familiar topics with a variety of words, phrases, and simple sentences in the present time frame.

a. Greet and leave people in a polite way.

b. Exchange basic information about self and others.

c. Exchange basic information about their everyday lives.

World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
6) Connect with other disciplines while using the target language.

a. Use math skills to convert English measurements to metric system and to convert currencies.

b. Locate cities, states, and countries where the target language is spoken.

c. Describe weather in different locations around the world.

World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
9) Identify products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture.

a. Identify daily routines in the target culture and the native culture.

b. Identify celebrations in the target culture and the native culture.

c. Identify games, stories, songs, and rhymes from the native culture and those from the target culture.

World Languages
WLAN (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level II
9) Compare products, practices, and perspectives of the target culture and the native culture.

a. Compare daily routines in the target culture and the native culture.

b. Compare celebrations in the target culture and the native culture.

c. Compare games, stories, songs, and rhymes from the native culture and those from the target culture.

Tags: Beijing, Chinese, Communication, Connections, Culture, Interpersonal Conversations, Money, Negotiation, Novice Low, Novice Mid, Numbers, Shopping, Simulation
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Author: Chrissy Roe