Chinese Colors

bai(se) 白色 (white) cheng(se) 橙色 (orange) huang(se) 黄色 (yellow) lu(se) 绿色 (green) lan(se) 蓝色 (blue) zi(se) 紫色 (purple) hong(se) 红色 (red) hei(se) 黑色 (black) fen(se) 粉色 (pink) mi(se) 米色 (beige) zong(se) 棕色 (brown) hui(se) 灰色 (grey) qian–(se) 浅[color]色 (light{blank}) shen–(se) 深[color}色 (dark{blank})

Chinese and European Exploration

China looked inward, a devotion to past ideas, respect for authority and a suspicion of new ideas. Believed they had nothing to learn from the “barbarians”. China was a single nation. What is China’s culture of complacency? Economic – Boost China’s economy. Forged international alliances to create more markets for Read more…

Mandarin Chinese Basic Phrases I

Can I go to the bathroom? Wǒ kěyǐ shàng cèsuǒ ma? Hello teacher! Lǎoshī nǐ hǎo! Right! Duì! Not right! Bú duì! Very good! Hěn hǎo! Please look at your book. Qǐng kàn shū. Do you have a question? Yǒu wèntí ma? I have a question. Wǒ yǒu wèntí. Hello! Read more…

Lesson 1 The Birth Of Chinese Cilization

The mountains made it possible for China to develop unique culture and civilization. How did mountains and deserts affect China’s civilization? River provided rich soil for farming, water for trade, and transportation. How did rivers help civilization develop in China? Is a military leader who has his own army. What Read more…

Chinese Religions

India Pure land Buddhism came to China from this country Analects contains the sayings of Confucius Chun-tzu “superior one” or “gentlemen”, the goal of Confucianism divination the attempt to discover what underlies a present situation or what the future holds through the use of spiritual practices like Tarot card reading Read more…

Chinese philosophy

1) philosophy 1. Study of truth and/or theories 2. An outlook on life 2) reasons why ancient philosophies developed 1. To understand conflict. A. eg. The warring state(700 BCE- 221 BCE) B. eg. to understand emotion. a. sorrow, happiness 2. To discover the meaning of life. 3) Laozi born circa Read more…

Chinese measure words

门 mén measure word for courses 张 zhāng (measure word for flat objects) sheet of paper or pictures 把 bǎ (a measure word) for chairs or umbrella 条 tiáo measure word for long, thin things (ribbon, pants,river, necktie etc.) 件 jiàn – MW for clothing or affair 间 jiān • Read more…

World Religions: Chinese Religions Test

Feng shui the art of divining the energy in a room and inviting positive energy into that space called Chi Tso Kwan kitchen god celebrated during the chinese New Year Buddhism answers the questions of human destiny Taoism experiential dimention. How do we experience reality. More of a philosophy Confucianism Read more…

Chinese Subjects

科目 Subject 英语 English 汉语 Chinese 德育 German 法语 French 日语 Japanese 语言 Language 科学 Science 化学 Chemist 物理 Physics 生物 Biology 宗教 Religion 政治 Politics 电脑 Computer 音乐 Music 体育 P.E. 历史 History 地理 Geography 集会 Assembly 心理学 Psychology 家政 Home Economics 戏剧 Drama 商业 Commerce 数学 Maths 美术 Read more…

Chinese and Japanese Religions

Divination The attempt to ascertain knowledge by the interpretation of omens or supernatural events such as the use of spiritual practices like Tarot card reading or the casting of bones. Ancestor Veneration A religious practice based on the belief that deceased family members are still living and that they have Read more…

Chinese Radicals Years 1-2

雨 Yǔ Rain ⺮ Zhú Bamboo 足 Zú Foot 穴 Xué Cave 米 Mǐ Rice 士 Shì Scholar 山 Shān Mountain 扌 Shǒu Hand 攵 Suī Writing 日 Rì Sun 石 Shí Rock 艹 Ǎo Grass 矢 Shǐ Arrow 王 Wáng Jade 衤 Yī Clothing 走 Zǒu Walk 门 Mén Read more…

Consolidating the Roman and Chinese empires

Similarities between Roman and Chinese empires – defined themselves in universal terms – Both invested in public works, all designed to integrate their respective domains militarily and commercially. l By first century CE, Romans began to regard their deceased emperors as gods and established a religious cult to bolster the Read more…

History – China

What was the government of China like? Ruled by the Shang dynasty, then ruled by the Zhou dynasty What was the “MANDATE OF HEAVEN” belief that when one dynasty fell and another dynasty took over it was because it was what God wanted. What was very important to the Chinese? Read more…

Chinese Empire Vs. Roman Empire

Chinese empire The Chinese developed a more elaborate bureaucracy to hold the empire together than did the Romans Chinese empire Chinese characters which represented words or ideas more than sounds we’re not easily transferable to other languages but written chinese could be understood by all literate people no matter which Read more…

Chinese Religion

Why are ancestors so important to Chinese people? It is based on the belief of reciprocity between the living and the dead. The living have to sustain the spirits of the ancestors and protect their graves which posses supernatural powers. Explain wu-wei Action without struggle. What are two common relationships Read more…

L 8 Chinese one- how old are you? & grade

你几岁? how old are you? (nǐ jǐ suì?) 我十五岁, 你呢 I am 15 year old, you? (Wǒ shíwǔ suì, nǐ ne?) 我十六岁。 I am 16. (Wǒ shíliù suì.) 你多大? how old are you? (Nǐ duōdà?) 年级 grade (Niánjí) 你上几年级? what grade are you in? (nǐ shàng jǐ niánjí?) 我上九年级 I Read more…