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Heritage Language Program

Heritage Language Program

Chil­dren who can already ver­bal­ly com­mu­ni­cate in Man­darin Chi­nese are suit­ed to be in our Her­itage Lan­guage track.

Many of these chil­dren learn to under­stand and speak Chi­nese with par­ents, grand­par­ents, or rel­a­tives OR attend­ed a Man­darin immer­sion preschool or ele­men­tary school.

In this pro­gram, chil­dren will learn the pho­net­ics, gram­mar, broad­er vocab­u­lary, and prac­tice read­ing and writ­ing Chi­nese char­ac­ters.

CLASS DAYS & TIME

  • Class Days: 3-day per week (Mon­day, Wednes­day, Fri­day)
    5-day option avail­able (Tu/Thur sup­ple­men­tal instruc­tion)
  • Nor­mal Arrival Hours2:30PM ~ 6:00PM
    Stu­dent arrival time: 2:30PM ~ 3:45PM.
  • Ear­ly Arrival Hours1:30PM ~ 6:00PM
    Stu­dent arrival time: 1:30PM ~ 2:45PM

CLASS LEVELS

  • Her­itage — Ear­ly Arrival (Chi­nese Lev­el K) — Kinder­garten
  • Her­itage — Begin­ner (Chi­nese Lev­el K) — Grade K~2
  • Her­itage — Ele­men­tary (Chi­nese Lev­el 1) — Grade 1~3
  • Her­itage — Inter­me­di­ate (Chi­nese Lev­el 2) — Grade 2~5

For chil­dren (grades K-5) who are not yet able to eas­i­ly under­stand and speak Chi­nese,
we have a sep­a­rate Chi­nese as Sec­ond Lan­guage track.

For upper ele­men­tary chil­dren who have inter­me­di­ate to advanced Chi­nese,
we offer Small Group Chi­nese Tutor­ing class­es.