Yiyu Liu's Grade 6 Novice-Mid Chinese Class

Instructional Videos for Chinese Language Teachers: TEQ #8

Meet Yiyu Liu's Grade 6 Chinese class at Medfield Public Schools in Medfield, Massachusetts.

View Yiyu Liu's lesson plan to accompany her video in the classroom.

For guidance on how to use these materials, please see How to Use the TEQ Series: Instructional Videos for Chinese Language Teachers.

Classroom Video

Watch Yiyu Liu, a Chinese language middle school teacher, instruct her students about how telephone correspondence works in Mandarin.

Interview with Yiyu Liu

Yiyu Liu teaches the 6th grade novice–mid Chinese class at Medfield Public Schools in Massachusetts.

Interview with Nat Vaughn

Nat Vaughn is the principal of Blake Middle School in Massachusetts.

Interview with Robert Parga

Robert Parga is the principal of Medfield High School in Massachusetts.


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TEQ Series Overview

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