CHINESE NEW YEAR CAMP 2020
Our Chinese New Year Camp this year will take place from Jan 29 – Feb 1, 2020. For this Cultural Camp, children will learn all about Chinese New Year and be engaged in non stop festivities including Couplet Calligraphy Writing, Wushu, Chinese Dumpling making, Lion Dance, Arts & Crafts etc. Children over 2.5 years old are welcome to join the Half Day Camp (9.15-11.45am) while children over 4 years old can consider the Full Day Camp (9.15am-3.15pm).
All enrolment before Jan 18, 2020 is subject to 5% discount. For more details about our CNY Camp please contact us at 3427 9619 or email us here.
NEW YEAR NEW COURSES
We are happy to offer new courses this term. For toddlers from 1.5-2.5 years old, we have daily morning lessons that includes Chinese, Art and Play in Putonghua (1.5 hours). For Kindergarten and Primary children, we are offering Cantonese lessons in addition to Putonghua lessons for those who are interested.
Chinese Character Writing
Why is writing Chinese so difficult? It is not only difficult to foreigners, even native students have problems remembering the characters. Chinese characters, unlike the Western alphabetic languages are made up of strokes forming radicals which can be individual characters, or with multiple radicals making a character. Each character is unique and on average, you need to know about 1500-2000 words to be considered fluent. Studies have shown that writing facilitates learning of Chinese characters, much more than reading. Due to its non alphabetic structure, each character must be learnt individually. Hence we encourage children to write more in Chinese with occasional dictation to strengthen memory of the characters.
Chinese New Year Holidays
The Centre will be closed on the following days:
We wish you all a Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year of the Rat!
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