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Let's Play Games in Chinese

Let's Play Games in Chinese

by Tao-chung Yao
by Scott McGinnis
ISBN:
9780887273605
$29.99
Description

Add some fun to Chinese language learning! Let's Play Games in Chinese allows students to become more comfortable and confident as they use Chinese. This edition, with new drawings throughout, features dozens of games--from Simon Says to Visual Bingo to Connecting the Dragons--oriented toward reinforcing language skills. For students at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels (each game is labeled with the appropriate skill level). Traditional characters.

Specs

Publisher: 
Cheng & Tsui
Publication Date: 
2002
Trim Size: 
6 x 9
Format: 
Paperback
Pages: 
164pp
Illustrations: 
B/W illustrations
Table of Contents

Let's Play Games in Chinese

Foreword

vii

Preface

xv

Popular American Games and Variants Thereof

 

Simon Says

1

Body Parts Variation

1

Action Variation

1

Ba-pattern Variation

2

Written Variation

3

Aural Bingo

5

Numbers Variation

5

Homophone Variation

6

Mutual Radical Variation

7

Compound Words Variation

8

Visual Bingo

10

Measure Words Variation

10

Antonym Variation

11

Simplified/Complex Form Variation

11

Twenty Questions

13

Numbers Variation

13

Object Location Variation

14

Object Identification Variation

17

Musical Chairs

20

The Buzz Game

22

Television Game Shows and Variants Thereof

 

Class Feud

23

Oral Variation

23

Written Variation

24

The Password Game

27

Simple Vocabulary Games

 

Telling the Tones

29

Passing the Message

31

Oral Variation

31

Written Variation

31

Aural/Oral Vocabulary Games

 

Merry-Go-Round

33

Syllable Component Variation

33

Full Syllable Variation

34

Guessing the Words

36

The Ball Game

37

Finding the Objects

41

Do You Know What You Are?

43

Fill In the Names of the Places

44

Name the Dishes

45

Reading Vocabulary Games

 

Call the Names First

47

Identifying Characters

49

Writing Vocabulary Games

 

Fill in the Missing Strokes

51

Merry-Go-Round

53

Character Component Variation

53

Full Character Variation

54

Relay Race

55

Character Formation Variation

55

Sentence Formation Variation

56

Group Dictation

58

Semantic Vocabulary Games

 

The Definition Game

60

Odd Word Out

62

What Kind of Noise Is It?

64

Basic Sentence Generation Games

 

Who Am I?

66

Positive to Negative

68

Restoring Sentences

71

What Could the Question Be?

73

Grammatical Pattern Games

 

Which Comes First?

74

Scrambled Sentences

77

Similarities and Dissimilarities

79

Specified Sentence Pattern Variation

81

The Linking Game

83

Timeword -Oriented Games

 

What Time Is It?

85

What Date Is It?

87

Living Calendar

89

Question-Asking Practice Games

 

Get More Information

91

Locating Your Friend

92

Reconstruction/Drawing Games

 

The Artist Game

94

Copying the Picture

96

The Blind Artist

98

Recollection Games

 

Can You Remember the Picture?

100

Location Variation

100

Comparison Variation

101

Can You Memorize the Objects?

103

Basic Description and Narrative Games

 

Leading the Blind

105

The Big Wind Blows

107

The Association Game

109

Make It Reasonable

111

Role-Playing Games

 

Who Is the Best Waiter/Waitress?

112

Country Bumpkin

115

Confirming Relations

117

The Alibi Game

119

Group Story Games

 

Group Story

121

Visual Stimulus Variation

121

Oral Variation

123

Written Variation

123

Intermediate and Advanced Narrative Games

 

Imitation

125

Quick Stories

127

Card Games

 

Pulling the Blankets

129

Asking for Cards

132

Number Variation

132

Character Variation

134

Concentration

137

Character Variation

137

Pinyin Variation

138

Character/Pinyin Variation

139

Antonym Variation

141

Connecting the Dragons

143

Sentence Stringing

146

Pulling the Rickshaw

148

   

Subject Index

151

Game Index

161