Mandarin Chinese Language Class Grade K to 10/AP 中文K到十年级/AP (More about AP)
Chinese Grade Pre-K (Ongoing enrollment of 8-week sessions) 短期八周学前班
“American Chinese” is a series of Chinese teaching materials combining language textbooks, story books, vocabulary cards, exercises, and comprehensive multimedia teaching aids. “American Chinese” is different from other textbooks because it is designed to have more pictures, vocabulary and language fluency, while making it easy for students to read so they are interested in learning Chinese and helping them enhance their Chinese proficiency and sense of accomplishment. Each book as about the same number of vocabulary words as other textbooks but the words appear repeatedly to strengthen the students learning.
Each “American Chinese” book has outlines, descriptions, an explanation of its lesson plans, curriculum design and syllabus. “American Chinese” covers diverse subjects, such as the cultural history, science, sociology, literature, fables, idioms, folk festivals and daily life. It intends to develop self-confidence and self-awareness in students and to help students develop cultural awareness through emphasis on the integration of Chinese and Western thinking. These intentions are embedded in the content of the textbooks and each lesson, story, conversation and ideas resonate with students. Each lesson in “American Chinese” can also be used for performance and from it students can enhance understanding of the language and raise their interest in learning the Chinese language.