Advanced Chinese After School Program

New for 2022-2023!

Shu Ren International School in Berkeley is opening its doors to the general public for a unique opportunity to further their Mandarin Chinese language skills. Students will have the opporutnity to maintain exposure to Mandarin Chinese after school and continue to develop their Chinese communication skills at their own pace and level.

Goals of the Program

  • Maintain exposure to Mandarin Chinese
  • Continue developing communication skills per the student's Chinese level
  • Deepen understanding of the Chinese language and culture
  • Stay connected with the Shu Ren community

Program Components

  • Topic-based learning (current issues, legend, music, movie critique, etc...)
  • Focus on speaking, listening, reading, writing and presentation skills
  • Topic-based teaching resources created by the teacher
  • "Easy Steps to Chinese - Book 5 / 6" and "Level Learning (Reading)" for language skills

Program Methods

  • Student centered learning approach
  • Individual and group projects
  • Diverse Chinese learning experiences that promote students' interests and support different levels of proficiency

Program Costs and Dates

  • $45 per class/lesson
  • Fridays, starting 9/23/22, 4:30-5:30 PM