Year 1 – 3: Course Overview
The courses for year 1-3 students mainly focus on practicing listening, speaking, writing, and vocabulary used for everyday conversation. Class activities include playing games, singing Chinese songs, writing Pinyin letters, basic writing Chinese characters, grammar, and conversation.
The students will learn the basic vocabulary used for daily life such as greeting, body parts, comparison, nature, and numbers. Also, students will learn to sing the Chinese kid songs which would improve their Chinese pronunciation.
The students will learn the basic vocabulary about family members, things in classrooms and
schools. Also, be able to use these vocabularies to describe the incidents from their own experiences in short sentences. Moreover, the students will learn about the pinyin initials, syllables, and basic Chinese strokes.
The students will learn related to daily life vocabularies such as color, numerals (1-100), school, family, and classroom. Also, be able to use these vocabularies to describe the incidents from their own experiences in short sentences or short passages. Moreover, the students will learn about the pinyin combined vowels, initials, syllables
Year 4 – 6: Course Overview
The courses for year 4-6 students mainly focus on integrating listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students will learn fundamental vocabulary and sentence structures and be able to
conduct basic Chinese conversation. Also, have tutoring sessions conducted for preparing students for the actual Youth Chinese Test (YCT) examination.
The students will learn the fundamental vocabularies and sentence structures such as ‘ye’ - also, ‘bu shi and ‘hui’ can. Also, be able to apply those for communicating in Chinese on daily life topics such as greetings, self-introduction, family introduction, nationality, occupations, sports, and foods. In addition, there will be Youth Chinese Test (YCT) level 1 tutoring sessions, highly focusing on the listening part of the test.
The students will learn fundamental Chinese sentences generally used in Chinese conversations as describe the shape of things, explain the position, and use Chinese qualifiers. In addition, there will be Youth Chinese Test (YCT) level 1 tutoring sessions for preparing students to attend the actual YCT examination.
The students will learn about daily life activities, adverbs, grammar, adjectives, verbs, nouns.
Also, learn how to ask the price and purchase products in basic Chinese. Moreover, they could give a wish speech at other’s birthday celebration as well as invite someone to play at home. In addition, there will be Youth Chinese Test (YCT) level 1 - 2 tutoring sessions for preparing students to attend the actual YCT examination.
Year 7 – 8: Course Overview
The courses for 7 – 9 year students mainly focus on the intermediate level of Chinese speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will learn 150 -450 Chinese words for daily life communication, appreciate Chinese culture, and preparing for HSK 1 – 2.
The students will learn an intermediate level of Chinese speaking, listening, reading, and
writing skills. They will also learn about school life, introduction letter, inquiring basic information, weather and season, occupation, nationality, 150 -250 words for daily life communication, and Chinese culture. There will be highly focusing on HSK 1 tutoring sessions to prepare students for HSK examination.
The students will learn an intermediate level of Chinese listening, speaking, reading, and
writing skills. Also, Chinese generally grammars, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and 250-350 Chinese characters, the daily topics such as food and clothes purchasing, personalities, and symptoms. There will be highly focusing on HSK 1 - 2 tutoring sessions to prepare students for HSK examination.
YCT (Youth Chinese Test) is Chinese language proficiency test for elementary level students who study Chinese as a foreign language, the test aims to assess young foreign students' abilities to use Chinese in their daily and academic lives. The YCT writing test is divided into four levels, namely, the YCT (level I), YCT (level II), YCT (level Ill), and
YCT (level IV).
HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, Chinese Proficiency Test) is an international standardized exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency. It assesses non-native Chinese speakers' abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives. There are six levels of HSK writing tests.
Moreover, to increase the student’s interest in Chinese culture and the Chinese language, we held the activity in classrooms.
Activity in Class in 2021
Crafting the dragon bookmark
Folding the Chinese lantern and the origin of the Chinese lantern
Cutting the Chinese traditional paper crafting ‘春’ which means spring