Welcome to Mandarin for Kids Program
Mandarin for Kids is a tutorial program brought to you by New Concept Mandarin. We have over 20 years’ experience of tutoring kids on homework, tests and exams based on kids’ school needs. What is more, we work together with parents to build up kids’ interests and confidence in learning Chinese.
Our Mandarin tutorial program covers all four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. After a free assessment of your kid’s Mandarin level, we will make a study plan that suits the needs of and competence of your kids. In addition to the course books, we have lots of flashcards, handouts, games, songs, stories, and activities for children.
Why should I choose your Mandarin tutorial for my kids?
We know how children learn best. We help kids build up confidence and form good learning habits that benefit them in the long run. We get to know the children, and find out what keeps them motivated, what they think is interesting, and what their hopes are. Our teachers know how to encourage your child to read, write, tell stories, and express themselves confidently in Mandarin Chinese.
What kind of teachers do you have for Mandarin for Kids?
We have a well-trained team of Mandarin teachers specializing in teaching kids. They are caring, understanding, and patient. They know the school curriculum well and know what the students need to excel in the Chinese study and exams.
Where do you offer Mandarin for Kids’ program?
We currently only provide private one-to-one tutorials. Face-to-face classes can be offered either in our office in Central or in the learner's home. Online classes are also available. Most leaners will take after school Chinese tutoring with us in the afternoon of weekdays while some prefer the weekend classes. Tell us your preferred time and we will assign a suitable teacher for you.
What are your fees and schedule for Mandarin for Kids?
We currently have 6 levels of Mandarin for Kids programs, but we will personalize the course contents for each kid accordingly.
This Mandarin Course is for kids who are new to the Chinese language. Children will learn simple daily topics such as numbers, greetings, self-introductions, colors, animals, fruits and more. Teachers will teach students by using flashcards, pictures and real-life objects, as well as through fun games and activities. They will also learn Pinyin and simple Chinese characters.
This level has been specifically designed for children who have some knowledge of Mandarin and can already answer very simple daily life-related questions. Children will learn short sentences and simple conversations. Topics include clothing, toys, household appliances and weather. Simple nursery rhymes and basic Chinese characters will also be taught.
Level three of our Mandarin courses for kids are tailored to enable children to ask and answer questions using short sentences. They will learn to tell short stories. Topics include furniture, time, family, likes/dislikes and countries.
Through this kids Chinese course, children will be able to ask and answer questions in more detail. Topics include expressing one's feelings, talking about school life, friends and talking about their likes and hobbies. Chinese festivals, celebrations and poems will be included to help them gain a deeper understanding of Chinese culture and customs.
Level five of learn Chinese for kids course is all about covering a wide range of topics through which children will gain more confidence and spontaneity in speaking Mandarin. New Concept’s teachers will help them learn fairly long and complex Chinese stories, folk tales and proverbs. Throughout these classes they will also significantly build up their vocabulary.
This is for children who have reached an advanced level of Chinese and are able to use the language accurately in more complex situations. They will be taught famous poems and stories. Comprehensive reading and writing will be covered to enhance overall language skills.