中文课 Chinese Courses



绘本故事 / Picture Story (pre-k, SS1) $120
通过学习图片精美的绘本小故事,学习和复习一些最常用的字、词,熟悉正确的写字笔画顺序。课堂采用生动、活泼、有趣的方法,吸引学生的注意力,激发学生学习的热情,提高学生听、说、读、写的能力。

By studying nursery rhymes, short Picture Book stories, students learn and review some of the most commonly used words and get familiar with the correct order of writing strokes.


听故事学词语(双双2,3) / Chinese Story (SS2, 3) $120
本次暑假的中文课的教学特点,是针对7-8岁的儿童 通过学习儿歌,故事,培养孩子们的阅读理解,中文口语表述和思维能力。结合图片,培养孩子们的观察力和记忆力,帮助他们掌握字的形音义,提高认字能力。通过其中的内容展开问答,从中学到:量词,动物,人物,标点符号,中华文化,生活道理等等。增强孩子们的想象力和语言表达能力,进一步提高他们对中文的学习兴趣。

This summer class is aimed at children aged 7-8 years old. By studying children songs, and stories, the skills for reading comprehension and oral Chinese expression are cultivated. It also cultivates observation and memory of children, helps them grasp the phonetic meaning of words, and improves their ability to recognize words. Through the method of the question and answer, students learned about quantifiers, animals, characters, punctuation marks, Chinese culture, life principles and so on.


成语和故事(双双3-6) / Idiom and Story (SS3-6) $120
中国文化源远流长,博大精深,成语故事是中国文化精华的重要的组成部分。成语故事中文课让孩子们每周学习2个成语及其背后的历史故事,从语言角度来拓展中文词汇学习和听说语言表达能力,从认知角度来理解成语寓意,培养孩子正确的行为处事观念。网课的趣味游戏课件和老师生动的讲解会让孩子们体验活学活用成语的乐趣!

The Chinese culture has a long history and is profound, and the idiom story is an important part of the essence of Chinese culture. This class allows children to learn 2 idioms and the historical stories behind each week, expand Chinese vocabulary, and understand the meaning of idioms from a cognitive perspective. The fun game courseware of the online class and the vivid explanation by the teacher will let the children experience the fun of learning and using idioms!


西游记故事(双双3-6) / Journey to the West (SS3-6) $120
本课程从古典名著《西游记》故事里精选10个小故事,每周通过2个小故事的学习来提高孩子们的中文阅读理解和听说能力。网上课堂会有丰富的课堂活动,如观看讨论简短西游记故事视频,给西游记视频配音,集体故事接龙,看图说故事片段和其它游戏课件活动来加强孩子们对中国古典名著的了解,提高他们学习中文的兴趣!

This course selects 10 short stories from the stories of the classic, Journey to the West, and learns 2 short stories every week to improve Chinese reading comprehension and listening and speaking skills. The class will have a wealth of classroom activities, such as watching and discussing short Journey to the West video stories, dubbing Journey to the West videos, collective story solitaire, looking at picture story fragments and other game courseware activities to enhance understanding of Chinese classics and improve their Interest in learning Chinese!


当今中国(双双5以上) / China Today (SS5+) $120
通过PPT、小视频、讨论和课堂练习等方式,介绍当下大多数中国人的衣、食、住、行和休闲等方面的日常生活,回答学生对有关方面的一些问题,帮助他们同步地、比较全面地了解今日中国。内容将包括:中国传统的服装多种多样,什么时候穿什么服装呢?中国美食举世闻名,不同地方有什么特点?去中国旅游时,吃哪些菜、哪些特色主食和知名小吃才算不虚此行呢?中国民居五花八门:筒子楼、塔楼、四合院、吊脚楼、土楼、窑洞……里面住的是什么人?为什么人们爱把衣服晾晒在外面?听说以前的中国人喜欢骑自行车,现在的人们怎么上下班、上下学?在那里乘坐公交车、地铁和高铁会是什么感觉?绝大多数中国人家里没有支票本,但居然有的长辈们通过扫码给小朋友压岁钱。为什么?中国人也喜欢网购,他们买些什么?几天能收到商品?中国人平常空闲时怎么消遣?中国学生的日常生活是什么样子的?等等,等等。

Through PPT, small videos, discussions and classroom exercises, this class introduces the daily life of most Chinese people in clothing, food, housing, transportation and leisure, and answers some questions about the relevant aspects of students. The content will include many topics. When to wear what clothing? What are the characteristics of different places? When traveling to China, which dishes, specialty staple foods, and well-known snacks are considered worthwhile? There are many kinds of Chinese residential houses: tongzi building, tower building, courtyard house, hanging foot building, earth building, cave dwelling ... who lives in it? Why do people love to dry their clothes outside? I heard that Chinese people used to ride bicycles. How do people commute to get off work and school? What would it feel like to take the bus, subway and high-speed rail there? The vast majority of Chinese people do not have a checkbook at home, but some elders actually scan their codes to give their children money. why? Chinese people also like online shopping, what do they buy? How many days can I receive the goods? How do Chinese people spend their leisure time? What does the daily life of Chinese students look like?


生活中的中国文化(双双5以上) / Chinese Culture (SS5+) $120
1.年夜饭和筷子的讲究
2.主要节日食品的由来和意义
3.中国人的生日和婚礼
4.文房四宝
5.签字不如盖章——印章的使用和审美
6.年画和剪纸
7.民间俗语里的智慧
8.二十四节气和传统节日
9.数字中的中国文化
10.总结和交流:请分享你最喜欢的中国文化


云游中国(双双5以上) / Traveling China (SS5+) $120
Manhattan 地图与北京有什么相似?北京又和西安有什么相似?上海中心高度 2073 英尺, 比曼哈顿第一高楼还要高, 真正见证了“没有最高,只有更高! Metropolitan Museum 里的“明轩”和苏州有什么关系?“三国演义”的魏蜀吴现在是什么地方?为什么中国的鸭子最不爱去南京?熊猫的家乡在哪里?你知道武汉是个什么样的城市吗?要想回答这些问题,请跟我一起来——“云游中国”。 在这门课中,我们会一起云游走访八座中国名城,结合规划建筑和历史特色,领略其中的变化和传奇!为你将来去中国旅行时,备上这个中文的“旅行知识包”。百闻不如一见,咱们课上见!

How is the Manhattan map similar to Beijing? How similar is Beijing to Xian? The height of the Shanghai center is 2073 feet, which is taller than the tallest building in Manhattan. It truly witnessed "There is no highest, only higher!" Ming Xuan "in the Metropolitan Museum What does it have to do with Suzhou? Where is Wei Shu Wu in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms? Why do Chinese ducks least like to go to Nanjing? Where is the panda hometown? Do you know what kind of city Wuhan is? Want to answer these questions? Please come with me-"Travelling China". In this course, we will visit 8 famous cities in China together with the architecture and historical features, and appreciate the changes and legends!


韵文古诗吟诵(双双4-7) / Chinese Poem (SS4-7) $120
“云对雨,雪对风,晚照对晴空。” 如此美好的文字,有什么理由让孩子错过?通过启发式多媒体导读理解文字和文化内涵,利用吟咏背诵的童子功让学童自然而然浸染中华瑰宝古诗韵文精美的意境之中,岂不是令他们终身受用的重要功课?做为国学启蒙课程,包括声律启蒙和经典古诗,内容独立成篇。适合8-12岁。








兴趣课 Enrichment



儿童绘画初级班 / Art Beginner (6-7岁) $120
通过教授孩子们熟悉和喜爱的形象,如小动物,花鸟,树木,以及动画造型等等,由简单到复杂,学习色彩的搭配,比例关系,构图安排,造型能力。



儿童绘画中级班 / Art Intermediate(7+岁) $120
以培养学生基本的造型能力为核心,同时学习基础的色彩原理和搭配,简单的构图和透视,发挥学生的想象力和创造力,在创作中学习绘画知识。



儿童绘画高级班 / Art Advanced(10+岁) $120
青少年时期是吸收知识和接受能力最快最强的,因此,在这个阶段主要使学生理解三维立体的表现方式和技法,以素描为基础,配合彩色铅笔画,透视,明暗,构图和色彩理论,培养学生对事物的观察能力。



中国画班 / Chinese Traditional Painting(8+岁) $120
中国画是非常具有中国传统文化特色的,也是热爱中国传统文化和艺术的小朋友所喜爱的。中国画班会详细讲解文房四宝的性能及用途,从如何握笔到笔墨技巧,通过具体的形象练习,如花鸟,鱼虫,蔬果,小动物等,详细讲解并示范如何运用简练的笔墨渲染,干湿浓淡的用线变化,虚实刚柔的节奏和韵律,来体现中国画的笔墨技法,从而创作出一幅幅生动有趣,韵味十足的作品。通过学习中国画,了解中国几千年传承下来的艺术瑰宝,使同学们开阔了眼界,丰富了知识。



Java Programming, Beginner (11+ years old) $120
This course introduces students age 11 and up to programming with Java, a programming language that is known to be easy to use and easy to learn. Students will be taught programming fundamentals, then practice their skills by programming games, one of Java's primary strengths. Students who take this course must have access to a computer with internet connection.

Rubik’s Cube (8 years old or above) $120
The goal of this beginner course is to teach the basics of the Rubik’s Cube, starting from understanding the different pieces in a cube, going all the way to final layer strategies. Each class will focus on one simple step in solving the cube, with plenty of time spent practicing and racing against your own personal time. Everyone needs to have their own Rubik’s Cube, and having a “speed cube” is preferred. The class might be challenging at first, however the satisfaction and bragging rights which come with knowing how to solve a Rubik’s Cube will stick with you for the rest of your life!rn

Python Programming, Beginner (11+ years old) $120
This course will introduce students age 11 and up to programming with Python, one of the simplest programming languages. Python is a scripting language intended primarily for scientists but is capable of performing any computer-related task. Over the course of the semester, students are taught programming fundamentals which they will use to program a simple game of their choice in Python. The skills taught in this course will prepare students for scientific and mathematical programming, but they may choose to delve deeper into computer programming as well. Students who register for this course must have access to a computer with internet connection.


国际象棋基础班 (五岁以上)(Western Chess Beginner) $120
Learn from the start! This course is an introduction to playing, rules, history, benefits, and the world of competitive chess. Topics include
  • Rules of the game
  • How to read/write chess notation
  • History of game
  • Concentration
  • Visualization
  • Basic checkmate
  • Creating goals
  • Fundamental opening principles
  • Understanding strategy and tactics
  • Ready to play in scholastic tournaments


    国际象棋中级班 (Western Chess Intermediate) $120
    This class is specially designed for those have completed the beginner class last year and already know some basic rules and how to play. Students will learn strategies and the important tactics to become a better player. Topics will include:
  • Thinking ahead
  • Developing your tactical skills
  • Popular openings
  • Basic endgames

    国际象棋中高级班 (Western Chess Intermediate-Advanced) $120
    Want to advance to the next level of your game? Educate yourself on how experienced chess players prepare and studyrnrn• Developing an opening repertoirern• Use of strategy and tactics around themrn• Expanding your endgame knowledgern• How to study to improve your chess