全美中小学教师协会CLASS颁布了《全美中小学中文学习目标大纲》即(5-C Goals & 11 Standard)

(1) Communication 信息交流:Communicate in Chinese

1. 语言沟通 Interpersonal Communication:
Students engage in conversations,provide and obtain information,express feelings and emotions,and exchange Opinions.

2.理解诠释 Interpretive Communication:
Students understand and interpret written (in characters and/or phonetic transcription)and Spoken language on a variety of topics.

3.表达演绎 Presentational Communication:
Students present information,concepts,and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

(2) Cultures 文化认知:Gain knowledge and understanding of the Chinese Culture

4. 习俗了解 Practices of Culture:
Students demonstrate an understanding of social patterns and the practice of conventions,and interact appropriately in Chinese Culture Setting.

5.文化传承 Products of Culture:
Students demonstrate knowledge and understanding of significant of components of the Chinese culture,such as traditions,art,history,literature,music.

(3) Connection 融会贯通:Connect with other disciplines and acquire information

6. 触类旁通 Making Connection:
Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines thru the study of Chinese.

7. 增广见闻 Acquiring New Information:
Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the Chinese language and culture.

(4) Comparisons 多元比较:Develop insight into the nature of language & culture

8. 语言特质 Language Comparisons:
Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the Chinese language and their own.

9. 文化特质 Culture Comparison:
Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the Chinese culture and their own.

(5) Communities 社区实用

10. 学以致用 Language Beyond School
Students use the Chinese language both within and beyond the school setting.

11. 学无止境 Life-1ong Learning
Students show evidence of becoming life-1ong learners by using the knowledge of the Chinese language and culture for personal enjoyment and enrichment.