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Chinese Immersion Day 2018

March 24

Chinese Immersion Day 2018

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

All middle school, high school, and college Chinese language students are welcome to attend. Please have students register and fill out the liability waiver.

Previous workshops have included calligraphy, Beijing opera, Chinese chess, Mahjong, bamboo dancing, fan dancing, Chinese jump rope, Chinese knotting, paper cutting, paper folding, painting, fan painting, tea culture, poetry, folk songs, cooking, Taichi, clay Terracotta Warriors, and more.

If you have a Chinese cultural or musical activity that you would like to share, we would love for you to participate. To sign up or to find out more, please email Heidi Steele at steeleh@psd401.net.

During this event you will:

  • Commit to speaking only in Chinese for the day.
  • Meet other students who share your love of Chinese language and culture.
  • Experience what it’s like to rely on Chinese to communicate.
  • Practice with native speakers.
  • Absorb new vocabulary in a fun and friendly environment.
  • Explore Chinese music, movement, crafts, games, food and more.

Please note that the entire event is conducted in Chinese only. The students sign a pledge to speak only in Chinese, and all teachers present their workshops “immersion style,” using no English.


March 24