CHINESE LANGUAGE

Xiaolin Chang
xlchang@mac.com
Xiaolin Chang taught Chinese more than 30 years including more than 10 years of AP* Chinese. She also served as the world language department chair at Lowell High School in San Francisco. In the professional development field, she was in the committee of the Chinese section for the National Standards of Foreign Language Learning for K-12. Her professional experiences in AP* Chinese Development include being a member of the AP* Chinese Language and Culture Exam Development Committee, Professional Development Advisory Group, co-author of Pre AP* Summer Institute manual and one of the syllabi contributors to the AP* Chinese Teacher's Guide. She serves as a College Board* AP* Chinese workshop consultant.
AP SEMINARS SILICON VALLEY
(Palo Alto High School)
July 30 - August 2, 2018
     
DAY ONE
  
Introduction
• Overview of the AP* Chinese Program
• Curriculum and Syllabus Design
• AP* Chinese Language and Culture Exam
• Exam : this year's exam
 
DAY TWO
 
Interpretive Mode
Listening:
• Assess students' performance
• Classroom Teaching Strategies
• Develop practice materials
Reading: Strategies and practice
• Assess students' performance
• Classroom Teaching Strategies
• Develop and examine practice materials
 
DAY THREE
  
Presentational and Interpersonal Modes
Writing:
• Assess students' performance
• Classroom Teaching Strategies
• Examine and discuss the scoring guidelines
• Develop practice materials
Speaking:
• Assess students' performance
• Classroom Teaching Strategies
• Examine and discuss the scoring guidelines
• Develop practice materials
 
Day Four
 
• Teaching resources
• Using authentic materials
• Participants Presentation
• APSI Evaluation
 
Note: Please bring your laptop.