Zhangyi Shi's High School Intermediate-Low Chinese Class

Instructional Videos for Chinese Language Teachers: TEQ #9

Meet Zhangyi Shi's intermediate-low Chinese class at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia.

View Zhangyi Shi'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 Zhangyi Shi, a Chinese language high school teacher, instruct her students about how to order food in Mandarin.

Interview with Zhangyi Shi

Zhangyi Shi teaches high school Chinese at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia.

Interview with Stephen Hickman

Stephen Hickman is Head of School of Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia

Interview with Benjamin Rein

Benjamin Rein is the former Head of the Upper School of Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia.


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