Pinyin Classes (4 - 10 year olds)
 
Putonghua is a tonal language. In Hanyu Pinyin, the official phonetic system for Putonghua, there are 21 consonants or initial sounds and 35 vowels or final sounds. Applying the four tones of Putonghua to this, we get a total of around 1,600 unique syllables!

Hanyu Pinyin, often abbreviated as Pinyin, is widely adopted in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore etc. It is often used to teach Chinese in schools and is also used as an input method to enter Chinese characters into computers.

Our Pinyin course is suitable for children from 4 years of age and those who would like to master the Hanyu Pinyin in a simple, precise and logical manner. Through a collection of fun and interactive activities, children will learn:
- Four tones
- Consonants
- Simple and compound vowels
- Reading and spelling with Hanyu Pinyin
- Dictation

After completing this course, children will attain the basic knowledge of Chinese Pinyin, thus laying a solid foundation for future study of the language.