An International Baccalaureate World Programme School

Take a sneak peak at our 3rd graders putting their daily Mandarin instruction to use! Below, two boys are discussing an upcoming dinner party in Mandarin. They discuss the foods they like and dislike to prepare for the meal together. Video contains subtitles on youtube, click here to watch.

 

Here’s a translated transcript:

Student 1: Hello!

Student 2: Hello!

Student 1: My name is

Student 2: My name is

Student 1: Will you come to my house next Tuesday to eat dinner?

Student 2: Ok!

Student 1: What do you like to eat? Do you like eat beef and drink soup? What vegetable do you like to eat?

Student 2: I like to eat potatoes and other vegetables?

Student 1: What do you like to drink?

Student 2: I like to eat…

Student 1: Drink!

Student 2: I like to drink chocolate milk.

Student 1: Do you like to drink apple juice?

Student 2: I love to drink apple juice!

Student 1: What dessert do you like?

Student 2: I like to eat chocolate cake.

Student 1: Do you like chocolate ice cream?

Student 2: I like to eat chocolate cake!

Student 1: See you later!

Student 2: See you later!

Student 1: Until next Tuesday’s dinner!