How many classes are there for Mandarin?
Parent-child class: 6 months-2 years old, one parent or other adult may accompany in class.
Fun class: 2-4 years old, alone in class.
Preschool class: 4-6 years old, alone in class.
Primary-school class: 6-12 years old, alone in class.
How are Mandarin classes charged?
$3600 paid every 10 classes, $6400 paid every 20 classes.
How many children are there in each class of Mandarin?
No more than 5 children in each class.
Do teachers in UU have experience in teaching?
Teachers in UU have many years’ experience as teachers in international kindergartens in Beijing and Hongkong, they are full of love and patience, and good at communicating with children.
Do children need to do homework back at home while studying in UU?
UU adheres to creating a relaxed and pleasant learning environment, allows children to develop self-learning habits in happiness and does not increase children’s learning pressure, so that they can have fun in playing and studying, and constantly enhance self-confidence.
How many classes a week are the best for children?
UU sets no unified regulations, but two classes a week are suggested to ensure the continuity and effectiveness of learning.
What links are set in Mandarin classes?
Mandarin classes usually include 8 links, namely social etiquette, storytelling, fun games, poem chanting, pinyin and words, mathematical logic, knowledge discovery, and healthy arts and crafts, these links comprehensively cover listening, speaking, reading and writing training of Mandarin.
What knowledge can children learn in Mandarin classes?
In different stages, children can know and read Chinese pinyin and words, chanting poems and nursery rhymes, train mathematical logic and tell stories, children who continuously attend classes will completely learn these contents.
Teachers from UUIA develop a series of textbooks accessible to children based on many years of teaching experience.
Phonetics textbooks: Phonetic Reading Series: Initial Consonants, Vowels, and Integrated Syllable Reading and Recognizing
Literacy textbooks: Literacy Textbooks Series: Animals, Weekdays, Fruits&Colors, Sky&Ground and What’s This, etc.
Words, Phrases and Sentences Exercises: In-class exercises are handpicked into exercise books in accordance with the learning schedule and textbooks, ranging from word learning to phrase learning.
Chinese and Foreign Classic Stories for Children: Chinese and foreign classic educational stories are updated on a weekly basis to guide children to read together.
Why must children learn Chinese phonetics?
Learning Chinese phonetics could not only help children master accurate pronunciation but also help them read storybooks with Chinese phonetic transcriptions by themselves. It could help foster children’s interest in recognizing words and reading.
What does Parenting Class focus on teaching?
It focuses on making children get familiar with the language environment and learn to get along with the communities, inspiring their interests in listening and reading and abilities of recognizing colors, pictures and abstract fonts as well as training their self-control in muscles so as to promote their all-round development.
What does Fun Class focus on teaching?
It focuses on cultivating children’s language expression ability and social communication ability, guiding children to find and discuss various questions from stories and games, studying simple mathematical logics together so as to help them build up confidence and correct etiquette in their communication with groups.
1.自主閱讀；2. 運筆寫作；3. 積累詞彙，為造句寫作做好準備。
What does Preschool Class focus on teaching?
1. Independent reading; 2. Writing with pens; 3 vocabulary accumulation, getting ready for sentence making and writing
What does Primary-school Class focus on teaching?
Making words and sentences, reading comprehension and writing.
Are there evaluation tests available in UU’s Mandarin class?
An in-class test on words and phrases will be held every 2 months and children would be awarded with different star ratings based on test results.
Every year, UU will hold the test on Kiddies Putonghua Certificate In Communication(KPCC) twice.
Which primary schools’ Mandarin teaching will be more suitable for UU students?
UU opens courses in Chinese phonetics and literacy to help children connect with primary schools that teach with Putonghua such as the ISF Academy, Singapore International School and Chinese International School, In this way, children could adapt to the teaching of these primary schools more easily. Meanwhile, it could also help those students studying in non-Putonghua schools to improve their Mandarin progressively