Children learn how to make greetings and self-introductions, express colors, animals, fruits, etc. Teachers use Powerpoint and include fun games in the lessons.
Classes cover basic overview of Pinyin writing, the four Mandarin tones and basic strokes to create Chinese characters. Students learn answers to very simple questions related to daily topics through fun game playing. Children will begin to understand and use some of the most common Chinese phrases and sentences and gain the ability to further their Chinese language studies. After finishing this course, children will have the skills to pass YCT Level 1.
** For YCT test details, please visit the website: http://english.hanban.org/node_8001.htm **
As students advance, more complex material will be presented. Children will learn how to read and write simple Chinese characters. They will also be taught simple Chinese phrases and sentences to help cope with basic level communications. After finishing this course, children will have the skills to pass YCT Level 2.
Mandarin for adults (15+ years old)
Course covers Chinese pronunciation,the Pinyin system, basic conversations like greetings and self-introductions. Students will also learn the basic structures of Chinese characters and understand short simple texts and phrases .