中文課程

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Chinese Language

中国语言

Chinese Language classes are offered from Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st through 9th grade. The classes meet for two hours each Sunday. Students who are from non-Chinese spoken family are encouraged to enroll in Chinese as Foreign Language programs.

AP Chinese

AP中国语言文化

Chinese Culture *New

中国文化课*新课

This class is for students who are in 5th or above grade Chinese programs and would like to review their vocabulary and basic language skills through reading/writing. Materials provided will be selected by teacher from variety sources to promote student interest in Chinese culture, history and Geography.

Chinese Conversation
中文对

This class is for students of young adult and adult ages who want to learn Chinese as a second language.

It emphasizes Pronunciation ,oral comprehension, and simple conversations. Students learn vocabularies and sentences often used in daily  living. Teaching materials include situational dialogues for class and for home practices. Students are encouraged to participate in small group discussion and practice. Chinese Pin-Yin is used to Help pronunciation and reading. Teaching assistants are also available in the classroom to help the practice.

Bilingual Chinese

双语中文班

This class is intended for children from non-Chinese speaking families. Parents are encouraged to stay in the class with their children and participate in activities together. Children will bring home the poems, stories, self made books and character cards from the teacher.

The kindergarten class 2 hours on each Sunday. Children learn Pinyin and basic vocabularies including Greetings, school activates, nature animals, opposites etc. through games, stories and songs. Children also learn simple sentences through imitating and acting. Selected Chinese characters are introduced as part of the learning.

The first and second grade classes will run two hours on each Sunday. This program extends from the Kindergarten level and continue to emphasize on aural comprehension and speaking of sentences in daily life. Children will learn to read short form of stories. Writing simplified Chinese Character will also be apart of the curriculum. Routine after school home work will be assigned and graded. Exams will be instructed at mid-semester and at end of the semester.