Class theme/topics discussed:

2011 Top ten Chinese pop phrases on the Internet

How did you pick this theme or topic?

Students can learn the most popular Chinese phrases

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)

Group work and general discussion
How did students react?

Did they engage with each other and you?


What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)

Chinasmack website
Please attach a copy.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?


Why or why not?

Students love to know the up-to-dates phrases and it is a good way to for them to use these phrases in scenarios later.