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    the AMEA curriculum

    AMEA’s I.S.B.L™ program (Immersive Situational-Based Learning) which was created in 2008, it was inspired by project learning. It is combined immersive language teaching method and problem solving based learning. Through over 12 years first line working with children learning a second language. Gradually formed and improved an effect and fun program for young children naturally acquire a second language in a non-mother-tongue environment. All classes will be taught in Mandarin to ensure the most exposure for the language when they play structured game in each classroom.
    kids have fun learning Mandarin

    How to choose a class or classes?

     

    1. Understand your child/children’s interests. Combine their interests with learning project is key for your kid(s) to have fun when learning.
    2. If you would like 1-hour class you choose one of the subjects to attend.
    3. If you would like the 3-hour class, you will choose three subjects and we will rotate the kids to each room. 3-hour class will include a morning tea time.

      For example, you can choose Mini Village, Gym & Movement and Dance for your little one if she or he likes big body movement and can learn better with actions.

      You can choose STEAM in the 3-hour class if your little one is a handy little angel and likes to make things.

    Mandarin Mini Village language class for kids

    Mini Village Class

    Through simulating real-life situations, the Mini Village activity uses the Mandarin language in a fun but real scenarios. We have Mini Coffee Shop, Mini Clinic, Mini Home, Mini Restaurant, Mini Supermarket etc.

    1hr Class Times:

    9:15-10:15am
    10:30-11:30am
    11:30-12:30pm

    Activities include:

    • Rhyme
    • Storytelling
    • Role-play
    • Singing
    • Real Conversation Practice

    Key Skills Learned:

    • Mandarin sentence  practice
    • Communicating with others
    • Manners and discipline
    • Understanding communication not only at the language level but also Emotional Level
    Mandarin Science Tech Engineering Arts and Maths language class for kids

    Science Tech Engineering Arts Maths Class

    Making things and solving problems together, exploring the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths world with Mandarin. Learning the language and learning critical and logical thinking and future-proof problem-solving skills. Also learning how to communicate with others effectively so we can work together as a team.

    1hr Class Times:

    9:15-10:15am
    10:30-11:30am
    11:30–12:30pm

    Activities include:

    • Different project crafting

    Key Skills Learned:

    • Mandarin words practice
    • Effective communication skills
    • Critical and Logical Thinking skill
    • Problem Solving skills
    • Fine Motor skills
    Mandarin Movement and Gym language class for kids

    Movement and Music Class

    Based on some purposely chosen stories, go through all the structured barriers to reach the exercise goal and practice the Mandarin language during the exercise and play.

    1hr Class Times:

    9:15-10:15am
    10:30-11:30am
    11:30-12:30pm

    Activities include:

    • Sensory Training
    • Story-Based Movement
    • Rhyme with exercises movement

     

    Key Skills Learned:

    • Mandarin sentence practice
    • Coordination skills
    • Sensory integration
    • Discipline
    Mandarin Baby Music, Movement and language class for kids

    Baby Music & Movement Classes

    These are two classes designed for kids under 2 years old. They will open the door of Mandarin to young babies. We will learn singing, music interacting and analyzing, musical instrument, baby sensory integration, also parents baby music and physical interaction.

    30mins Class Times:

    10:00-10:30am

    Activities include:

    • Singing
    • Dancing
    • Playing musical instruments
    • Classical music interacting
    • Structured physical play
    • Parents and baby interaction game

     

    Key Skills Learned:

    • Basic lesson structure Mandarin
    • Familiar with Mandarin tones
    • Big muscles developing
    • Coordination 
    • Sensory balance
    Mandarin language talking, listening, writing and reading class for kids

    5+ Listening & Talking and Writing & Reading Classes

    We offer two types of classes in the age group based on your children’s ability and your expectation to choose for them. 
    Listening and Talking focused class will be using I.S.B.L™ (Immersive Situation-Based Learning) program, where the teacher will set up a real-life like situations for children to learn to use the language.
    Writing and Reading focused class will be more useful for children older and more advanced in Mandarin. When they graduate from AMEA, they will learn about 3000 characters.

    1 hr Class Times:

    4:00-5:00pm Mon-Fri
    1:30-2:30pm Saturday

    Activities include:

    • Role play
    • Conversation practice
    • Mandarin book reading
    • Chinese writing 
    • Structured games

    Key Skills Learned:

    • Chinese writing
    • Daily Mandarin conversation.
    • Simple Mandarin reading

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    Please Note: A free trial class can only be a 1-hour class or a Baby Class - not a 3-hour class.

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    What Our Families are Saying

    “My 4-year-old loves coming to Mandarin lessons and has learned a lot in a short space of time!”

    “My daughter looks forward to every class, especially the crafts she gets to bring home”

    “My 2 year old could not speak any Mandarin but after only 5 lessons she is already singing songs and saying words in Mandarin”

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