1. Say the words of migration in Mandarin
2. Ask and answer questions about migration in Mandarin
3. Write a bio about the migration of one’s family in Chinese characters
This is the integrated unit in Grade 5 with the classroom teachers. The students will have an opportunity to apply previous knowledge to create new sentences about themslves and their families. In datails, the words of migration are:
移民 yín mín (migration)
家族史 jiā zú shǐ (family history)
在1900年 zài yī jiǔ líng líng nián (in the year 1900)
在2013年 zài èr líng yī sān nián (in the year 2013)
从 cóng (from)
到 dào (to)
从中国到新加坡 cóng Zhōng guó dào Xīn jiā pō (from China to Singapore)
为什么 wèi shén me? (why?)
因为 yín wéi (because)
工作 gōng zuò (work)
战争 zhàn zhēng (war)
更好的生活 gèng hǎo de shēng huó (better life)
他在哪儿出生？ Tā zài nǎr chū shēng? (Where was he born?)
他在中国出生。 Tā zài Zhōng guó chū shēng? (He was born in China.)
他在哪儿长大？ Tā zài nǎr zhǎng dà? (Where did he grow up?)
他在马来西亚长大。 Tā zài Mǎ lái xī yà zhǎng dà. (He was grown up in Malaysia.)
I have made a set of cards on Quizlet (quizlet.com or download the app for phone or ipad) to help your child practice learning the words of migration.
Search for laoshilinda (all one word lower case) and then choose migration.
The video here explains how to use Quizlet https://vimeo.com/113241642
You do not need to know any Mandarin yourself to use any of these resources.
Please let me know if you have any questions.