喝茶 Tea Time

Introduction
Tea in China
The Tea Trade
Tea Around the World
Assessment
Connection to PGL

Tea Around the World

一。 Talk with students about how people around the world drink tea.

Photo Gallery: Drinking Tea Around the World

Vocabulary
茶包,加糖,加牛奶,热茶,冰茶

Expressions
美国人是不是用茶叶泡茶?
美国人喝茶放不放糖?
美国人喝茶放不放牛奶?
美国人喝热茶还是冰茶?

For class discussion:

  • What are the differences between tea made with tea leaves and tea made with a tea bag?
  • What are the differences between the ways people drink tea in China and where you come from?

二。 Introduce tea-related products. What are some of the products related to preparing and enjoying tea? (茶糖,綠茶蛋糕,珍珠奶茶, 茶包)

  • Talk with students about their preferences and experiences of these tea-related products.
  • Have the students draw pictures of tea-related products.
  • Use video to review the Japanese tea ceremony (茶道).

老师:这是日本的茶道,中国人和日本人喝茶一样吗?
学生:中国人和日本人喝茶不一样。
老师:为什么不一样? 因为中国文化和日本文化不一样。

Green Tea Cupcakes (click to see large image)