Mandarin

Chinese Program / 中文课程   9:00 am to 11:00 am

Track A – Chinese as Heritage Language Program (CHL) / A系列

Track A courses are designed for Chinese as Heritage Language students who grow up in Mandarin-speaking environments and have already acquired certain level of listening and speaking abilities. 

Track A offers 12 years of Mandarin learning courses paired with the Zhong Wen textbook series of Ji Nan University.  All the classes are taught mainly Mandarin.  The students learn Hanyu Pinyin and simplified characters at their classes.  Students need to be five years and older to attend 1st grade class of Track A.  Class placement is based on both student's age and the language proficiency.  The textbooks and workbooks can be purchased from the class teacher on the first day of the school year.

A系列课程 适用于生长于标准汉语语言环境的学生。这些学生应已具有基本的标准汉语听说的能力。课堂上老师用标准汉语讲课。A系列开设一至十二年级的中文学习课程,采用暨南大学编写的中文”课本系列教材。 学生们学汉语拼音和简体字。 学生按年龄和语言水平编入各班级就读。 一年级学生年龄最小接收年龄为五岁。 课本和练习本可在学年第一天上课时在班级老师那里购到。

Track B – Chinese as Second Language Program (CSL) / B系列

Track B courses are for students who take Chinese as Second Language.  The students do not come from a Mandarin-speaking environment, and may have little or zero of the language background.

Track B Chinese classes are offered at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.  Students learn Hanyu Pinyin and simplified characters.  Selections of textbooks for CSL students are used to meet the need of different levels of classes.  The classes are taught in both English and Mandarin.  Students need to be at least five years old to attend the 1st grade class of Track B.  Textbooks and workbooks can be purchased from the class teachers on the first day of the school year.

B系列课程 适用于没有标准汉语语言基础和生长环境的学生。这些学生还不具备最基础的标准汉语听说和表达能力。学生们学汉语拼音和简体字。课堂用英语和汉语两种语言授课。B系列使用适用于B系列学生年龄和学习特点的课本,以满足不同年级学生的不同需求。一年级学生最小年龄需满五岁。课本和练习本可在学年第一天上课时在班级上购到

Preschool class (CHL and CSL)  / 学前班

This is a preparatory class for students who are too young to attend grade classes.  The class emphasizes learning through fun activities.   This class takes students ages 4 and up for both the CHL and CSL tracks.  Textbooks can be purchased from the teachers on the first day of the school year.

学前班为年龄较小的儿童设立。 孩子们可以在这里体验在中文学校学习中文的时光,并未正式学习中文做好准备。此班对四至七岁儿童开放,A系列或B系列语言背景均可。 课堂以趣味学习及参与活动为特点。课本可在第一天上课时在班级上购到。


Adult Class (CSL) / 成人汉语班

Adult Mandarin classes are offered when there is sufficient enrollment. Students learn Hanyu Pinyin and simplified characters.  Classes are taught in both English and Mandarin.  Textbooks and workbooks can be purchased from the class teacher on the first day of school.

成人汉语班在有充足学生需求量的学期开班。学生们学汉语拼音和简体字。课堂用英语和汉语两种语言授课。课本和练习本可在第一天上课时在班级上购到。

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