​​2017-18 Immersion Programs for Ages 5 and up

Mandarin 1 (Weekend)    <Mandarin 1 Saturday Registration Packet>
This class is designed for children who have basic listening and speaking skills. The pinyin system coupled with introductory reading and writing of simplified characters will lay the foundation for them to continue with their journey in learning Chinese. For K–1st graders.
        Saturday 9:00–10:15 AM

Mandarin 1 & Visual Arts (After-school)  <Mandarin 1 Wednesday Registration Packet>
This class is designed for children who have basic listening and speaking skills and would like to continue their journey in acquiring Mandarin. Reading and Writing will be introduced. Visual art projects including calligraphy-brush painting, mosaic, papier mâché, Chinese knotting, toys making, ceramics, sculpture, sewing and numerous other creative hands-on projects will enhance the learning experience. For K–1st graders.
        Wednesday 2:00–4:00 PM 

Mandarin 2 (Weekend)   <Mandarin 2 Saturday Registration Packet>
This program is designed for students who have had formal experience with Mandarin pinyin reading. They will continue to build their comprehension in all areas of listening, speaking, vocabulary and reading. Equal focus will be put on character recognition. For Grades 1–2. 
        Saturday 1:15 – 2:30 PM

Mandarin 4 & Visual Arts (Weekend)  <Mandarin 4 Saturday Registration Packet>

In this weekly class, we strive for a perfect balance with one hour of language and one hour of visual arts instructions. Reading for pleasure is one of the goals set for the students. Visual arts will further their learning with tactile projects involving various media. For grades 2-5 with at least 3 years of formal learning of Chinese simplified reading and writing. Assessment is required before registering.
      Saturday 10:30 AM–12:30 PM

Language Garden Academy