K-12 Language Courses

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

家庭课 Family Mandarin 001 Fall 2015

This is a Mandarin Chinese class open for 6-13 years old children with parents. This level is open for those who haven't learned the target language through regular classroom instruction or haven't finished three semesters' classes with the Confucius Institute. 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 language 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: August 30, 2015 through November 15, 2015 (12 classes)
Sundays 1:45-2:30 PM

Location
1117 University Capitol Centre (UCC)

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

Instructor
Xi Ma


家庭课 Family Mandarin 002 Fall 2015

 This is a class open for the returning students with parents who have completed at least three semesters' study with the Confucius Institute. We will continue learning the Chinese language and culture through thematic units and story-based lessons. We will further explore topics of previous lessons and introduce new vocabulary, sentence patterns and short dialogs. 

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

Course time
Fall session: August 30, 2015-Novermber 15, 2015 (12 classes)
Sundays 12:45-1:30 PM

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