Extra-curricular Program

We run before/after-school Mandarin Chinese classes at 20+ schools around Sydney including Kambala, Cranbrook School, Tara Anglican School for Girls, Redlands, Clovelly P.S., Cammeray P.S., Bourke St P.S. etc. Please see the full list of locations here. To enrol in a class, please complete the enrolment form. For the detailed program schedule for each class please Class Schedules.

The extra-curricular program has 5 levels as described below.

Beginner Speaking & Listening

  • Objective: develop basic Mandarin language skills including 150+ vocabularies and 36 sentence patterns
  • Activities: backyard games, arts and craft, songs, stories, music and dance, video, paper-based games
  • Materials: My First Chinese Words with CD, Sing with Better Chinese, Better Chinese Online
  • Level duration: 2 years
  • Class duration: 60 min

Beginner Reading and Writing

  • Objective: develop basic Chinese reading and writing skills including reading 150+ characters and write 50+ characters
  • Activities: writing games, board games, quiz, role play, online games, backyard games, arts and craft, songs, stories, music and dance, video, paper-based games
  • Materials: My First Chinese Words with CD, My First Chinese Words Workbook Set, Sing with Better Chinese, Better Chinese Online
  • Level duration: 2 years
  • Class duration: 60 min

Elementary Reading and Writing

  • Objective: master 650+ vocabularies, Pin Yin, read 400+ characters and write 200+ characters
  • Activities: reading and writing exercises, competitive games, board games, quiz, role play, online games, backyard games, arts and craft, songs, stories, music and dance, video, paper-based games
  • Materials: My First Chinese Reader Volumes 1-3 Textbook and Workbook Set, Better Chinese Online
  • Level duration: 4 years
  • Class duration: 60 min

Intermediate Reading and Writing

  • Objective: master 850+ vocabularies, recognise 600+ characters and write 300+ characters
  • Activities: boot-camp, reading and writing exercises, competitive games, board games, quiz, role play, online games, backyard games, arts and craft, songs, stories, music and dance, video, paper-based games
  • Materials: Discovering Chinese Volumes 1-4 Textbook and Workbook Set, Better Chinese Online
  • Level duration: 4 years
  • Class duration: 120 min

Advanced Reading and Writing

  • Objective: master 2000+ vocabularies, recognise 1000+ characters and write 600+ characters
  • Activities: boot-camp, reading and writing exercises, competitive games, board games, quiz, role play, online games, backyard games, arts and craft, songs, stories, music and dance, video, paper-based games
  • Materials: Magical Tour and China Volumes 1-4 Textbook and Workbook Set, Better Chinese Online
  • Level duration: 4 years
  • Class duration: 120 min