Category Archives: Chinese Department

Celebrating Mid-autumn Day

In the last week of September, students in Teda International School enjoyed the celebration of welcoming Mid-autumn Day, which is the second largest holiday in China, falling on the 15th day of the 8th month according to Chinese lunar calendar. … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Festival and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, Dragon Boat Festival (duān wǔ jié) falls on the fifth day of the fifth month on Chinese lunar calendar, which is May 30th this year. With more than 2000 years of … Continue reading

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Chinese Story Reading

Students from Grade 6-8 were reading stories in Chinese to the Pre-K students. Pre-k students also rated their favorite stories . It was a challenge for the Grade 6-8 students. They have been working hard to better present their stories … Continue reading

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Happy Lantern Festival

By Chinese Department Did you know that the celebration of Chinese New Near actually lasts for 15 days with Lantern Festival marking as the end of the half-month celebrations? Last week, students in TIS learnt how Chinese people celebrate the … Continue reading

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2017 TIS Chinese Culture Week

To celebrate the Year of Rooster and enable the students to gain more Chinese cultural experiences, Teda International School Chinese Department hosted Chinese Cultural Week from January 16th -20th. A week of fun activities were hosted, such as Paper Cutting, … Continue reading

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Making Our Own Mooncakes

The day before the traditional Chinese Mid-autumn Festival, many students in Teda International School had the great opportunity to make their own mooncakes during Chinese classes. They learnt how to make the special snack by following the teachers and trying … Continue reading

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Projects Help Learning

Some Projects in Term 3 Chinese Classes by Chinese Department Using projects to help learning is a dynamic approach to teaching that allows students to explore more and gain deeper understanding. In Term 3 Chinese classes, teachers and students created … Continue reading

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2016 TIS Chinese Cultural Week

In the last week of January as well as the last week of school before Chinese New Year, Chinese Department hosted a series of cultural activities for students of Teda International School, including Monkey Year Craft, Student Drama, Calligraphy, Dumpling … Continue reading

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2016 Chinese Cultural Week

  Dear TIS, To celebrate the Year of Monkey and enable the students to gain more Chinese cultural experiences, Chinese Department is going to host Chinese Cultural Week with 5 different activities for students. ELC classes, language support and other … Continue reading

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2015 Mid-autumn Day Celebration

On September 21st-25th, 2015, Chinese Department held Riddle Guessing and Mooncake Making activities to celebrate the Mid-autumn Day, which is an important traditional festival in China, emphasizing family reunion. All primary students and students who take Chinese classes in secondary … Continue reading

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