Youth Classes  Ages 6-13

Current Schedule

Advanced Plus Mondays 4:30 - 5:30pm January 8 - March 12
Advanced Plus Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30pm January 4 - March 8
Advanced Plus Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30pm January 3 - March 7
Intermediate 2 Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30pm January 9 - March 13
Advanced 2 Mondays 5:00 - 6:00pm January 8 - March 12
$17 per student
/ hour

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Course Descriptions

Advanced Plus

Mondays 4:30 - 5:30pm | Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30pm | Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30pm

Summer Beginner

Not offered this term

Summer Beginner Plus

Not offered this term

This course is for students ages 6-13 with beginner-level experience with Mandarin Chinese.

Summer Intermediate

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Beginner 4 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese.

Summer Advanced

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Intermediate 4 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese.

Beginner 1

Not offered this term

This course is for students ages 6-13 with little or no prior experience with Mandarin Chinese. After completing this course, students will be prepared to advance to Beginner 2. During the Beginner 1 level of this game-based immersion program, students will learn to:

  • Count 1-100
  • Greet and interact with teachers and peers in an appropriate manner
  • Identify numbers, colors, animals, foods and family members
  • Request items in an appropriate manner
  • Follow a range of classroom instructions
  • Perform a basic self introduction
  • Begin to read and write pinyin
  • Begin writing basic characters

Beginner 2

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Beginner 1 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Beginner 3. In Beginner 2, students will learn to:

  • Ask and answer questions related to date and time
  • Perform a self introduction of increased length
  • Introduce a third person
  • Discuss the weather
  • Ask and answer questions about where one goes to school, where parents work, and hobbies

Beginner 3

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Beginner 2 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Beginner 4. In Beginner 3, students will learn to:

 

  • Discuss and describe a wider range of topics, including seasons, flavors and appearances
  • Begin reading short passages in Chinese characters.

 

Beginner 4

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Beginner 3 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Intermediate 1. In Beginner 4, students will learn to:

  • Ask and answer how and why questions
  • Have detailed conversations around different topics
  • Perform a detailed self introduction

Intermediate 1

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Beginner 4 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Intermediate 2. In Intermediate 1, students will:

  • Perform more detailed dialogs centered on a range of everyday scenarios
  • Recognize and write a larger volume of commonly used characters

Intermediate 2

Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30pm

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Intermediate 1 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Intermediate 3. In Intermediate 2, students will:

  • Perform more detailed dialogs centered on a range of everyday scenarios
  • Recognize and write a larger volume of commonly used characters

Intermediate 3

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Intermediate 2 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Intermediate 4. In Intermediate 3, students will:

  • Perform more detailed dialogs centered on a range of everyday scenarios
  • Recognize and write a larger volume of commonly used characters

Intermediate 4

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Intermediate 3 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Advanced 1. In Intermediate 4, students will:

  • Read and discuss short passages solely in Chinese characters
  • Continue to develop conversational skills on a range of topics

Advanced 1

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Intermediate 4 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Advanced 2. In Advanced 1, students will:

  • Read and discuss longer Chinese texts
  • Continue to improve writing composition skills
  • Continue to develop conversational skills

Advanced 2

Mondays 5:00 - 6:00pm

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Advanced 1 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Advanced 3. In Advanced 2, students will:

  • Read and discuss long Chinese texts
  • Continue to improve writing composition skills
  • Continue to develop conversational skills

Advanced 3

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Advanced 2 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. After completing this term, students will be prepared to advance to Advanced 4. In Advanced 3, students will:

  • Read and discuss long Chinese texts
  • Continue to improve writing composition skills
  • Continue to develop conversational skills

Advanced 4

Not offered this term

This course is for children ages 6-13 who have completed Advanced 3 or have reached an equivalent proficiency level in Mandarin Chinese. In Advanced 4, students will:

  • Read and discuss long Chinese texts
  • Continue to improve writing composition skills
  • Continue to develop conversational skills