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Mandarin! Ages 7-10 years

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  • Resurrection Lutheran

    1900 E. Carson St., Long Beach, CA 90807, CA (map)

    33.832115 -118.168396

  • Price: $210.00/per person

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  • 12 week course

    China is repeatedly highlighted in our local and national news.  As the largest country in the world, it continues to have a strong economic and cultural impact on the US.  Join us for lots of fun while learning to write traditional Chinese characters, speak and write the Pin Yin version of the language and complete awesome art projects!  You will also learn fun Chinese songs and appreciate new foods!


    Ages: 7-10 years

    Mondays, 5pm-6pm

    12 weeks: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16 (no class on 10/14, 11/11)

    $210/student, may be paid monthly + $25 materials fee, including a workbook

    Sky Mountain vendor: George A. Castro, gee!

    Golden Valley vendor: Great Educational Experiences

    Instructor: Susan Lee is Korean of Chinese descent and came to the US as a teenager.  While conducting Bible studies for people of various backgrounds, nationalities, and ages, she starting teaching children Asian cultures and languages.  For the last 9 years, she has been immersed in the Chinese Mandarin language, perfecting the language and teaching the Bible to Chinese people from different parts of China and even Argentina.  She has a TESOL (Teach English Speak Other Language) and SLAM (Second Language Acquired Methodology) Certifications.  She is confident with speaking and reading Mandarin, but a little slow in writing.

    To sign up one child, RSVP as yourself; to sign up two children, RSVP +1, etc.

    This is a drop off class if parent and child are comfortable, but parents are always invited to stay and observe.

    If you are not using charter school funds, please feel free to pay online or bring payment to first day of class.

    Families may park in the lot at the corner of Carson & Gardenia.

    Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thank you!

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  • Cindy C

    Hello all! I finally have some answers. I can move the age range down to 7 (some 6 years old do fine, too), but this class was set up for the older child. I will consult with the teacher on offering a class for younger children. I added the teacher's bio to the description and she will be using a workbook created by Academic Learning & Languages. Please let me know if there are more questions. Thank you!

    August 27, 2013

  • Samantha L.

    Who is the teacher? Is there a reason we aren't including under 9?

    August 18, 2013

    • Samantha L.

      My son is 3 and my daughter is 5 (will be 6 in October). I was curious mostly because they are already learning a bit from their grandma. My husband is Chinese and so learning Mandarin would be a great asset not only for their future but for family as well.

      August 19, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Our experience is that children 3 and 5 would do much better in a play based class or activity. You might want to find a Mommy Mandarian and Me like Global Noodle has) 9+ aged benefit from being with with similar ages and abilities when it comes to language learning.

      August 26, 2013

  • carmen

    I am interested in the teacher's credentials and the age restriction as well (I have a five year old with Chinese language experience, besides a nine year old). Also, which textbook would be used? Thanks!

    August 18, 2013


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