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151 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065
Fall Registration is Now Open!

Chinese for Children 2018 Fall Registration is now open! Fall 2018 Classes begin the week of September 17, 2018. We are accepting new students for the Fall semester ages 2-17 and for all proficiency levels!

Early bird discount! Sign up before August 17 to get the $50 registration fee waived. 5% discount for siblings.

The Chinese for Children & Youth After-school Classes offers a roadmap for students to achieve language proficiency following the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Standards and Proficiency Guidelines. Our program offers language classes at all proficiency levels to toddlers, children and teens ages 2-17. Students will learn Mandarin Chinese language and culture through songs, stories, games and art projects in a student-centered classroom environment. Classes are taught by our team of native speakers who are professional experienced language teachers. Cultural elements are woven into the curriculum so that students can study the Chinese language while learning about Chinese culture and life.

Classes follow the academic year and are divided into two semesters from September to June. Each semester consists of 15 weeks. Snacks are included.

Enrollment is limited and offered on a rolling basis. Schedule an appointment for a quick 15 minute assessment!

Have a question? Please contact us at: [email protected] or (212)-744-8181, ext. 143

Please fill out our Inquiry Form

Click here to learn more about our toddlers program!

Please note:
• Textbooks are not included in the tuition fee. If you can please make that change.
• We run small-sized classes. Registration will be closed when a class is full.
• Class schedules are subject to change. A class will be canceled if registration is low.

Check-out our Kids Program Blog, click here!

TODDLER (2-3)

DAY

TIME

TODDLER (2-3): For students ages 2 to 3
Fri
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Chinese for Toddlers, for toddlers ages 2 to 3, classes are taught with a theme-based curriculum, where students are fully immersed in Chinese language through songs, games and interactive activities. By the end of the course, they will develop basic understanding, communication and social skills.

Class starts the week of September 17, 2018

$875 per semester/$1750 per year, plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee.


Friday
4:00pm - 5:30pm

KIDS (4-10)

DAY

TIME

Prep 1: For students ages 4 to 6
Mon Thu
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Prep 1: For kids ages 4 to 6, classes are divided into small groups according to students’ language levels and learning backgrounds. With a theme-based curriculum, students will have a fun learning experience in an interactive environment through a variety of age-appropriate activities, games, songs, etc. In addition to listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, students will also develop social skills and learning habits through our program.

Prep 1B: Thursday, 4:00-5:30 pm, Class starts on the week of September 17, 2018

Prep 1C: Monday, 4:00-5:30 pm, Class starts the week of September 17, 2018

$875 per semester/$1750 per year, plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee.


Thursday: Prep 1B
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday: Prep 1C
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Prep 2: For students ages 7 to 10
Thu
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Small-sized classes continue the theme-based curriculum and a dynamic, interactive approach. The curriculum is designed to develop and reinforce language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing as it relates to everyday life situations. By the end of Prep 2, students will be able to read and understand main points in simple texts that contain familiar vocabulary; to exchange information about familiar tasks, topics and activities; to engage into short social interactions and to write simple descriptions and short messages or provide information on familiar topics.

Prep 2A (entry level): Thursday, 4:00-5:30 pm. Class starts the week of September 17, 2018

Prep 2B: Thursday, 4:00-5:30 pm. Class starts on the week of September 17, 2018

$875 per semester/$1750 per year, plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee.


Thursday: Prep 2A
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Thursday: Prep 2B
4:00pm - 5:30pm

TEENS (10+)

DAY

TIME

Level 2
Tue
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Designed to consolidate the student’s overall aural-oral proficiency, this course focuses gradually on the written aspect of Chinese. The objectives are: to be able to obtain information from extended conversation; to express feelings and opinions on common topics; to present personal experience; to expand vocabulary and learn to decipher meaning of compound words; to develop reading comprehension; to write in relative length personal narratives; to continue being acquainted with aspects of Chinese culture and society related to the course materials.

Class starts the week of September 17, 2018

$875 per semester/$1750 per year, plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee.


Tuesday
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Level 3
Tue
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Designed to further develop proficiency in speaking and writing through readings, this course focuses on improving reading comprehension and writing skills. The objectives are: to further improve oral communicative competence; to acquire vocabulary and patterns necessary for discussion; to increase reading speed of texts with more advanced syntax; to learn to make context-based guess about the meaning of a new word; to write and present more fully developed narratives or reasoned and structured arguments in length.

Class starts the week of September 17, 2018

$875 per semester/$1750 per year, plus a $50 non-refundable registration fee.


Tuesday
4:00pm - 5:30pm