Children & Teenagers Programmes
This course is designed to lay the foundations for successful language learning for children aged 3 1/2 tp 4 years of age. Every activity in MandarinPlayClub is specially designed to cultivate an enjoyment of the Mandarin language, allowing children to comprehend and assimilate what they see, hear and experience more effectively.
Mandarin is introduced through storytelling, puppets, flash cards, video games, multi-media, colouring, video, arts & crafts, language games and songs.
This course is designed to encourage children to develop their confidence and Mandarin communication skills in a fun learning environment. As they master the use of the expressive vocabulary, pronunciation and tones, and increasing complex sentence structure, they learn to appreciate the Mandarin language and enjoy using it in all areas of life.
Mandarin is introduce through storytelling, oral language activities, picture comprehension, flash cards, video, multi-media, songs, colouring, listening games, story CD’s, basic pinyin, arts & craft, radicals & strokes and basic word recognition.
This programme is designed for children who intend to join SJK(C).
For early childhood literacy, we believe that children should develop grammatical sense naturally as they learn progressively.
The reading and writing programme is designed for the children to start reading after they learn 40 to 50 basic Chinese characters, after which they will develop confidence and a sense of accomplishment. This will lead to them developing an interest in reading which will lay the foundations of their life-long education.
Upon gradually learning Chinese characters, children will find it easy to start reading and schooling. Children will learn words to form sentences, read essays and engage in after-class exercise that promote critical thinking.
Children will also enjoy learning characters, phrases & sentences word structures, radical & strokes and pinyin in fun games, such as Domino. Our beautiful pictorial storybooks are suitable for children imagination and way thinking. We will also provide children with musical story CD’s for children’s reading and listening pleasure at home.
This programme is designed to help children establish a solid foundation in Mandarin. This programme enhances children’s ability to express themselves in Mandarin with confidence, and gives them the chance to explore the use of Mandarin beyond the school syllabus which are more meaningful and relevant to their daily lives.
We focus on writing, reading, speaking and listening. Chinese characters are taught according to the character formation system. Radicals & strokes and pinyin are introduced to student from the very beginning.
We believe that stories are the window to knowledge, allowing children to learn about the world. We use the latest editions of popular pictorial storybooks from China in educating children. This will also make children develop an interest in reading.
We also let children listen to the CDs to develop a better sense of Mandarin language in terms of intonation, speaking ability and development.
Chinese Idioms or Chengyu are short sayings usually consisting of four characters, and are mostly derived from ancient literature. Chengyu are often closely linked with myths, stories or historical facts from which they were derived. Chinese stories tend to have significant and interesting meanings, so Chinese idioms will not only tell you the meaning of phrases and the stories behind them, but will also help you learn more about the ancient Chinese cultures. After learning Chinese Idioms, you will be able to communicate better with Chinese friends and understand the implied meaning of what they are saying, and able to be better comprehend reading materials in greater depth.
The Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK), translated as Chinese Proficiency Test, is an international standardised exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency of non-native Chinese Speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese Language in their daily, academic and professional lives. HSK result are internationally recognized as proof of Mandarin language proficiency. It is administered in Simplified Chinese, and it consists of six levels.
针对外国人的汉语水平设计的6个级别的考试。本中心针对有意参加此考试的学生，设计有一系列的专门辅导课。 由中国国家对外汉语办公室（简称“汉办”）专门为外国人及海外华人设计的六个级别的汉语水平考试。 本中心采用汉办的专门教材，对想要参加该考试的学生设计了专门的辅导课程。由经验丰富的教师任教。
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16-year-olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport progression and success. Our Preparation Course focuses on the linked languages skills of reading, writing and oral communication. Through their study of Cambridge IGCSE Chinese as a Second Language, leaners can achieve the level of practical communication ideal for everyday use, which can also form of the basis for the further, more in-depth language study.
Chinese Calligraphy Class is for both Children and adults taught by our Experienced and patient Chinese Calligraphy teacher who has been teaching calligraphy for many years.
During this course, our skilled teacher will take you step-by-step through the various techniques, styles, and histories of this genre. Learn about different types of papers and brushes and their material significances, as well the diverse range of inks. Perhaps even pick up on some Chinese characters as well! Feel free to experiment and sharpen your skills in an energizing yet meditative and relaxing atmosphere. 我们的成人书法班和中小学生书法班通过教授如何书写及欣赏中国书法，使学生充分领略古老汉字书法的艺术之美，进而加深对中国文化的了解。
With increasing globalization, there is now a greater need for people to be able to listen skillfully and speak confidently in Mandarin than ever before. Our brand new storytelling and public speaking programme for children builds skills in the following areas:
- Effective listening
- Interpersonal skills
- Expressive speaking skills
- The ability to share ideas, exchange views, negotiate, persuade, and make presentations
- Children and Teenagers