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Afterschool Language Program

Pro­gram starts Fall 2017.

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Han­wen School’s After­school Lan­guage Pro­gram give chil­dren a way to learn Chi­ne­se in an immer­sion envi­ron­ment. By sup­ple­ment­ing your child to learn a new lan­guage while hav­ing fun, you help pre­pare your child for the future glob­al­ized world econ­o­my.

Program Overview

Learn­ing Chi­ne­se requires fre­quent lis­ten­ing, speak­ing, and read­ing prac­tice.
Our after-school pro­gram pro­vides an immer­sive envi­ron­ment for chil­dren 5 days a week.

  • Chil­dren first learn pho­net­ics and tones along with basic vocab­u­lary
  • Then they learn sim­ple & more com­plex Chi­ne­se char­ac­ters through songs, poems, and sto­ries.

Description of Actvities

  • Active Play Chi­ne­se: Kids use our large gym floor to do var­i­ous activ­i­ties designed to help teach Chi­ne­se.
  • Chi­ne­se Reading/Writing: For­mal class­room instruc­tion to allow teacher to cov­er teach­ing cur­ricu­lum.
  • Her­itage Enrich­ment: “Cre­ative” activ­i­ties that sup­ple­ment and enhance each week’s Chi­ne­se lessons.
  • Math & Sci­ence: Kids learn Chi­ne­se vocab­u­lary relat­ed to math and sci­ence activ­i­ties.
  • Move­ment & Dance: Dance & songs are great ways for kids to learn Chi­ne­se through song and lyrics.

Her­itage enrich­ment activ­i­ties on Tues­day & Thurs­day rein­force & extend Chi­ne­se lessons taught on Mon­day, Wednes­day, & Fri­day.

Here is our dai­ly sched­ule: