Free Parent Classes

FREE Mandarin Classes for Parents

In order to ensure that parents and carers are well supported in facilitating the learning of Mandarin for their children, we are delighted to offer 2 courses that are held on rotation each term.

 

Course details are as follows:

Time: Saturday 1.50pm – 2.30pm

Location: Dining Room, Dougherty Community Centre

 

Time: Saturday 12.00pm – 12.30pm

Location: Maroubra Neighbourhood Children’s Centre

 

Beginner’s Course

This course aims to ensure that:

1. Parents learn the basic greetings, common formalities and phrases to help practice Mandarin with their children at home.

2. Parents are able to check pronunciation and practice conversation skills with our well qualified teacher.

Topics covered include:
– Basic greetings and common formalities
– Self Introductions
– Basic Commands
– Basic sentence structures and phrases
– Basic vocabulary for topics such as numbers, colours, body, days of the week and months of the year.

 

Pin Yin Course

This course is a dedicated course teaching basic Pin Yin. The course aims are to ensure that:
1. Parents grasp the basic sounds and pronunciations of the Pin Yin alphabet to enable a better overall pronunciation and accent across overall speaking capabilities.

2. Parents attain the skills required to enable basic reading and writing skills in Pin Yin and thus further comprehension skills.

3. Parents can help support their children to sit The YCT if they wish to.

 

To enrol for this course, please contact [email protected]

Note that places are limited to 8 per group.

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