Honors Mandarin Chinese IV deepens students’ understanding of the material learned in the previous course. Students will develop their Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing skills across three communicative modes: interpersonal, interpretive and presentational. Selective themes of contemporary Chinese society and Chinese history may include geography, regional diversity, travel and transportation, holidays and food, current affairs, historic figures, philosophy, traditional arts, etc. By the end of this course, students will be able to conduct spontaneous two-way interaction (interpersonal mode), interpret a range of written and oral texts (interpretive mode) and create a level-appropriate speech or report (presentational mode). Prerequisites: Mandarin Chinese I, Honors Mandarin Chinese II and Honors Mandarin Chinese III. Eligible Grade Level(s): 11-12.