Different Types of Mandarin Class
Children need fundamentally different classes to learn Mandarin as a 1st or 2nd language for the best learning outcomes. Taught properly, both types of children can achieve high language proficiency.
Syllabus of Different Class
MANDARIN AS 1ST LANGUAGE
For children who already use Mandarin as a daily language, we use high-quality Mandarin children's books as textbooks. As different children receive different amounts of Mandarin exposure in their life, we do not intend to put a limit to what and how much they should be learning. Having that said, we do try our best to help every child reach his/her full potential in the following skills:
MANDARIN AS 2ND LANGUAGE
Children learning Mandarin as a 2nd language usually cannot 'pick up' Mandarin as easily by simply listening to it. The most common reason is that these children did not get to immerse in Mandarin during their early childhood years. Compared to learning their 1st language, these children need a more structured curriculum to help them learn Mandarin step by step, just like how we plan: