World Languages Mandarin Chinese - World: Guānxì Resource Center

Chinese Teacher Exchange Program - Resources

College Board
Promoting the learning of Chinese, College Board has initiated Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives.

Northeast Normal University in China
This university partners with Hilltop High School primarily through cultural and linguistic exchange programs, enriching both educational systems and communities.

Sister Cities International
Learn about the mission of Sister Cities to promote prosperity and peace through person-to-person "citizen diplomacy."

Sister Schools
Find information and resources to establish a Sister School program for your school.

Sweetwater Union High School District
As part of the Foreign Language and Global Studies program, Hilltop has developed a Mandarin language program which coordinates with a sister city school in China.

Utah State Office of Education
Discover resources for language immersion education in Mandarin and other languages.






Language Acquisition

How students reach competence in a new language to listen, speak, read, and write at high levels of proficiency.

Curriculum Development

Sample units for elementary, middle, and high school Mandarin Chinese classes developed based on the California K-12 world language standards.

Language Instruction and Student Engagement

Video clips and other information to illustrate best practices in language teaching, specifically demonstrating lessons in the WORLD: Guānxì curriculum units.

Administrative Support

Resources and information to assist school and district administrators in planning, implementing, and improving Mandarin Chinese programs.

Chinese Teacher Exchange Program

Interviews, information, and resources from a program in San Diego County with 18 years of experience hosting guest teachers from a sister school in China.
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