Cricket I - IV

These classes focus on topics surrounding daily life and have a combination of language and culture elements.

Content & Objective

Note: New students enrolling in Criquet II or higher should contact the Principal at admin@criquetacademy.org to confirm the appropriate initial class level.

Cricket I Introductory Level Class

Times: 4:00-5:15pm
For: Four and Five Year Olds
Fall Course Fee: $170.00
Spring Course Fee: $195.00

Cricket I is aimed at 4 and 5 year old children who can function in the classroom without their parents. It will provide introductory instruction in Mandarin organized around the themes of "Daily Life". The textbook "You Er Han Yu (幼儿汉语)" will be used to provide basic instruction in reading. The teacher will begin to introduce students to the Chinese writing system. Besides the textbook, songs, dances, and crafts will be taught in the class to create a fun learning environment for little kids.

Cricket II

Times: 4:00-5:15pm
For: Five to Six Year Olds
Fall Course Fee: $170.00
Spring Course Fee: $195.00

Cricket II uses the textbook "You Er Han Yu (幼儿汉语)" to provide instruction in Mandarin. The focus of this class will be on students listening comprehension and daily dialog skills. Reading and writing will also be covered but not required at this level. The class will continue to learn the basic daily Chinese vocabulary and short sentences on various topics. Besides following the textbook, teacher may also use multimedia resources in Chinese and various games in the class to create a fun and effective learning atmosphere for our students. 10 minutes/day reviews at home is recommended for this class.

Cricket III

Times: 4:00-5:15pm
For: Six to Seven Year Olds
Fall Course Fee: $170.00
Spring Course Fee: $195.00

Cricket III continues the "Daily Life" theme, with more reading and writing instructions by using the textbook series "You Er Han Yu (幼儿汉语)". Multimedia resources and various games will be used in the class to offer fun and effective learning activities for students. Homework might be assigned for committed students.

Cricket IV

Times: 4:00-5:15pm
For: Seven to Eight Year Olds
Fall Course Fee: $170.00
Spring Course Fee: $195.00

Students in Cricket IV will continue to hone their Mandarin skills, and will be introduced to a number of Chinese cultural traditions, such as Tai Chi, acupuncture, etc.

 

Note: Cricket reserves the right to adjust or cancel classes if registration is less than three students in a class.

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