The teaching materials uploaded to this page are based on originals donated by Natalie Orr, Paul Tyskerud, Jonathan Pope and Melissa Carr of Dartford Grammar School for Boys Confucius Classroom. They have been updated and edited by our team with generous help from volunteers Xue Bing, Bu Ning, Cai Rui, Chen Hong and Congcong Yan. You can still find the original versions here.
Please feel free to download the materials, use and adapt the slides as you wish, and print out the resources for your own use in the classroom.
New! Complete set of extra homework booklets kindly contributed by colleagues at The Elmgreen School.
Browse and download files individually…
Chapter 1 – Hi!, 嗨, Hai
1.1 – One, two, three, … ,一二三, yī, èr, sān
1.1 Numbers Lessons (PPT)
1.2 – How old are you? 你多大？ nǐ duō dà？
1.2 Age Lessons (PPT)
1.3 – Hello, 你好？nǐ hǎo?
1.3 Greetings Lessons (PPT)
Greetings vocab test (PPT)
Character randommeter game – greetings, age, numbers (PPT)
Greetings 1 test (MS WORD)
Greetings character practice sheet (MS WORD)
How are you characters sheet (PDF)
How are you phrases sheet (PDF)
Survey 4+5 (MS WORD)
1.4 – My name is …我叫… wǒ jiào…
1.4 My name is… Lessons (PPT)
Character worksheet – my name is… (PDF)
Greetings vocab test (MS WORD)
Mid Autumn Festival resource (EXTERNAL WEBSITE)
Speaking survey – what is your name… (MS WORD)
Chapter 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 vocab email (PPT)
1.5 – China, 中国, zhōng guó
Chapter 1, End of Chapter Assessments
Chapter 2 – Family, & home, 家, jiā
2.1 – My family, 我的家人, wǒ de jiā rén
2.1 My family Lessons (PPT)
2.2 – My little cat, 我的小猫, wǒ de xiǎo māo
2.2 Pets Lessons (PPT)
Family character practice sheet (MS WORD)
Pet Survey (MS WORD)
Pets 2 worksheet (4+5) (PDF)
Pets vocab test 1 (MS WORD)
Sentence rearrange activity sheet (MS WORD)
Song lyrics – I am a small small bird (MS WORD)
2.3 – My birthday, 我的生日, wǒ de shēng rì
2.3 Birthdays Lesson (PPT)
2.4 – Chinese homes, 中国人的家, zhōng guó rén de jiā
2.4 Chinese homes Lessons (PPT)
End of term – Who wants to be a millionaire (PPT)
Extended character worksheet (Arch) (PDF)
Extended family character sheet (PDF)
Sentence loop – revision from chapters 1+2 (MS WORD)
Sentence search chapters 1+2 (student copy) (MS WORD)
Sentence search chapters 1+2 (teacher copy) (MS WORD)
Chapter 2 characters randommeter (PPT)
Chapter 2, End of Unit Assessments
Chapter 3 – Hobbies, 爱好, ài hào
3.1 – Lets play games!, 我们玩儿游戏吧！, wǒ mén wánr yóu xì ba
3.1 Hobbies Lesson (PPT)
3.2 – I like watching TV!, 我喜欢看电视！, Wǒ xǐ huan kàn diàn shì!
3.3 – Can you swim?, 你会游泳吗？, Nǐ huì yóu yǒng ma?
3.3 Sports Lessons (PPT)
Likes & Dislikes – character grid and beat the teacher (PPT)
Sports & Likes worksheet (MS WORD)
Sports character practice sheet (PDF)
Sports survey (MS WORD)
Sports vocab test (MS WORD)
3.4 – I surf the net on Mondays, 我星期一上网, Wǒ xīng qī yī shàng wǎng
Days of the week vocab test (MS WORD)
Days of the week worksheet (PDF)
Friday Friday song lyrics
Oral questions about classes and times of day (PPT)
Trap door speaking activity – daily activities (MS WORD)
Chapter 3, End of Chapter Assessments
End of Chapter 3 writing assessment (PPT)
Unit 3 End of Unit Assessment (Listening and Reading) (MS WORD)
Unit 3 End of Unit Assessment (teacher copy) (MS WORD)
Weekly Diary MYP Writing Assessment (MS WORD)
Weekly Diary MYP Writing Assessment Feeback Sheet (MS WORD)
Chapter 4 – School, 学校, xué xiào
4.1 – Chinese is cool! 中文很酷！ zhōng wén hěn kù!
Favourite and least favourite school subjects survey (MS WORD)
School Subjects survey (MS WORD)
School Subjects lessons writing support template (MS WORD)
School Subjects sentence shuffle 4+5 (MS WORD)
School Subjects vocab test (MS WORD)
Speaking worksheet – Timetable Person A (MS WORD)
Speaking Worksheet – Timetable Person B (MS WORD)
4.2 – What time’s your class? 你几点上课？ Nǐ jǐ diǎn shàng kè
Your favourite class survey (MS WORD)
4.3 – My timetable, 我的课程表, wǒ de kè chéng biǎo
4.3 My timetable (PPT)
My timetable group speaking resource (MS WORD)
My timetable group translation activity (MS WORD)
My timetable listening & speaking worksheet (MS WORD)
My timetable reading starter activity (MS WORD)
Time gap fill worksheet JP (MS WORD)
4.4 – Is your class big? 你们班大不大？ Nǐ men bān dà bu dà?
4.4 Our Class Lessons (PPT)
Our Class vocab test (PPT)
Chapter 4, End of Chapter Assessments
Chapter 5 – Food & drink, 食品和饮料, shí pǐng hé yǐn liào
5.1 – I eat rice, 我吃米饭, wǒ chī mǐ fàn
5.1 Food and Drink Lessons (PPT)
5.2 – What do you have for lunch? 你午饭吃什么？ Nǐ wǔ fàn chī shén me
What do you eat at lunch character sheet (PDF)
5.3 – Daily meals, 一日三餐, yī rì sān cān
5.4 – I would like a coke, 我想喝可乐, wǒ xiǎng hē kě lè
End of Year/Unit Assessments
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About Jìn bù
Jìn bù 11-14 Mandarin Chinese is a two year course and has been written by a team of Chinese teachers from UCL Institute of Education Confucius Classrooms [formerly ‘SSAT’] to meet the needs of pupils taking Chinese as a second language.
Watch this video to find out more:
- Follows the tried-and-tested structure of other mainstream language courses so pupils and teachers alike will feel comfortable using it.
- Packed with cultural content about the modern Chinese-speaking world to give pupils a real taste of Chinese culture.
- Strong focus on character acquisition with activities that makes learning them easier to help build pupils’ confidence.
- Differentiated activities to tailor lessons according to ability so every pupil has the chance to progress.