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Archive for January, 2013

Michael and Myochan’s Chinese song “没有中文课”

This is a music video by first year Chinese learning students. They write their own lyrics and then sing it. They create a cloze exercise too for others to listen and practice their Chinese. See if you can fill in the blanks.   没有中文课 我___ ___我们回家,朋友。 我们看电视,和___ ___。 我觉得这是好生活。 没有中文课。 没有中文课。   我的___ ___,我们有课。 我在不好宿舍。 […]

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Students create their own Chinese songs

This semester starts with a fun project for the Chinese learning students. They are going to write a song in Chinese! Yes, they are going to write their own song, but sing it to the tune of a popular song they are familiar with. I don’t want students to translate a song from English to […]

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Gonzaga Chinese Program Has a Blog!

Dear friends, Gonzaga Chinese Program is going to have its own blog now. This has been my dream ever since I began to teach Chinese here at Gonzaga six years ago. I have had a lot of fun learning the Chinese language and culture with my students. They often surprise me with their wonderful work and I think […]

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