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Find curricula, resources, and links for teaching Chinese on this page. If something is underlined, click on it to go there.

NHPS Teachers Find All new Curricula for 6th grade, Level I and Level III here.

Chinese Language Learning and Teaching Links

Here is the website that Shinn uses for creating character writing pages.


Lots of great pre-made Chinese games on Quia.

This is an amazing website with lots of resources for teaching characters:


The Confucius Institute online has resources for both teachers and students.

The UCLA Less Commonly Taught Languages project has lots of lesson plans and resources - search "Mandarin" from the drop-down menu.

Cute new website incorporating audio pronunciation practice!

Great website for resources in Spanish, French, Chinese and English (ELL) by awesome teacher Lori Langer de Ramirez!

This is the website for the Yale East Asian Studies library. From the website: The East Asia Library collects the Chinese-language resources in all formats for research, learning, and teaching needs on Yale campus with an emphasis in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Primary sources and scholarly works published in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other areas are regularly collected.

Here is CLTA's list of internet resources for teaching and learning Chinese.

This is an interesting site called "The Chinese Staffroom" specifically for teachers of Chinese.

VIDEOS! Here are a bunch of great teaching videos that Chia-Lien and Ruwen found!

shopping at clothing store: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kypaX1ch7g0

a trip to supermarket: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHstoEgsJjg

a basketball afternoon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDHIAY1h-3M

Job interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFTEydbX2vo

studying on campus: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdzGQInkg-w

dinner with a friend: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YAOhnM_148

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCKGoND0pS0&list=RDpCCADUfVYNU Official MV (Theme song: “Chinese Language” includes body parts, animals, nationality, rap, kongfu , dance, buildings clothing colors..ect

2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h1uJRKcTrg --produced by Chinese non-profit commercial. About going home to reunion with families in Chinese New Year. It can be started at the length 2:30. Include 4 separate stories which can be individually used and around 2 minutes each. They include different regions, landscapes from mountain to ocean, different dishes, transportation, numbers, family members, time, weather, colors, clothing….

3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzzpQWSU354 Chinese Talk Show by a Chinese-celebrity-Canadian. Very famous in China, beloved by Chinese audiences.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iailMSUVenA --- the talk show above with English subtitle

4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XTBwvi0h2E –MV but have English sub tittle…(for level 1, maybe?)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QIpnTxGIgc story about Mid-Autumn Festival

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Hi9nCEMwyA TV news about a taro pastry shop