Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.



Published on

A short discussion on Chinese-American culture.

Published in: Education, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this


  1. 1. Chinatown
  2. 2. Chinese AmericansThe Chinese American community is thefourth largest overseas Chinese communityin the world, behind the Chinesecommunities in Thailand, Malaysia, andIndonesia. The Chinese American communityis the largest ethnic group of AsianAmericans, comprising 25.9% of the AsianAmerican population as of 2010. Theyconstitute 1.2% of the United States,including those with partial Chinese ancestry.According to the 2010 census, the ChineseAmerican population numberedapproximately 3.8 million.
  3. 3. Opening Discussion• What do you know about the Chinese communities in other countries?• Do you know anyone who has lived in another country?• Why do you think people would want to move their family to another country?
  4. 4. Chop Suey
  5. 5. Moo Shu Pork
  6. 6. Egg Foo Young
  7. 7. Orange Chicken
  8. 8. Fortune Cookie
  9. 9. P.F. Chang’s
  10. 10. •What do you think of these American-Chinesedishes? Do they look delicious? Which of themwould you like to try?•Does it surprise you that Chinese people inventedthese dishes? How similar are they to Chinese foodin this country?•Do you think a restaurant like Panda Expresswould be successful in this city? Why or why not?
  11. 11. California Gold Rush – 1850s
  12. 12. Transcontinental Railroad – 1860s
  13. 13. The Yellow Terror
  14. 14. Chinese Exclusion Act 1882-1943
  15. 15. San Francisco - 1898
  16. 16. Moon Festival – Los Angeles, 1954
  17. 17. Modern Day
  18. 18. What do you think?• Why do Chinese people build a close Chinese community, even when they are living in another country?• Why do you think people wanted to keep the Chinese out of the United States?• Why do you think that Chinese Americans have a reputation for being good students? If you would like to review this English corner, go to