K-12 Language Courses

City High Chinese Club

2014/2015 Academic Year:  We are currently looking for high school students interested in learning more about Chinese language and culture for an after-school Chinese Club to be offered at City High School.  The meeting day/times are TBD with a variety of topics being covered.  If interested, please inquire at the City High Office.  POSTER

 

Family Class-Iowa City Youth (age 6-13) Courses

家庭课 Family Mandarin 001 Now Open for Fall 2014

This is a Mandarin Chinese class open for 6-13 years old children with parents. Level 001:Sp is open for those who haven't learned the target language through regular classroom instruction. The curriculum is developed based on topic units including: greetings and introduction, numbers and age, weather and seasons, traditional Chinese and American festivals, colors, family, clothing, etc. The class will be student-centered and communication-based. To develop the learners' interests and expand their knowledge on Chinese langauge and culture, various types of activities will be adopted, including games, songs, story-telling, role-play, and craft projects. Chinese writing system will be introduced in this class.

Course time
Fall Session: September 7- December 14 (12 classes, no class on Oct. 26, Nov. 23 or 30) 
Sundays 1:45-2:30PM

Location
1117 University Capitol Centre (UCC)

Tuition and materials
Tuition is $100
Books will be introduced in class for optional purchase

Instructor
Xi Ma

Enrollment form

家庭课 Family Mandarin 002 Now open for Fall 2014

 This is a class open for the returning students with parents who have completed the session in 2012 Fall semester. We will continue learning the Chinese language and culture through thematic units such as Chinese zodiacs, traditional Chinese and American festivals, time, countries, school, food, sports, and animals. We will further explore topics of previous lessons and introduce new vocabulary, sentence patterns and short dialogs. Chinese pronunciation system will be introduced in this class.

Enrollment is open to children 6-13 and their parent, grandparent or guardian.

Course time
Fall Session: September 7-December 14 (12 classes, no class on Oct. 26, Nov. 23 or 30)  
Sundays 12:45-1:30PM

Location
1117 University Capitol Centre (UCC)

Tuition and materials
Tuition is $100
Books will be introduced in class for optional purchase

Course Instructor
Xi Ma

Enrollment form