Having Fun While Learning Chinese

Learning a second language could be quite difficult for some students. Learning could be fun, but students wouldn’t feel it if teacher won’t do something different to make the children enjoy. If the teacher only does pure talking without extra activities that could keep the child in focus, then learning would be difficult and boring for the student. However, there are a lot of ways of keeping the children engaged and making them enjoy while learning another language.

At Chengzhu Chinese enrichment classes are available for children of all ages, from 6 months to 12 years. There are many programmes, from a Mandarin kindergarten to holiday programmes. If you are serious about your child mastering the Chinese language you should definitely check them out.

Chinese language lessons are one of the things that could be offered in enrichment classes. Open Schoolbag will tell us about six enrichment centres focused on the Chinese language for Singapore kids.

6 Enrichment Centres for Singapore Kids focused on Chinese Language

We remember that besides enrichment classes for English Language which we previously introduced under 6 Enrichment Centres for Singapore Kids focused on English Language, there are also enrichment classes specially meant for the Chinese Language. Likewise, we have done a scan and highlight interesting things about the programmes. Oh yes, the most interesting discovery is that not all Chinese language enrichment centres have a Chinese name! Here, we present you with a few to get you started on the array of choices available!

  1. Chengzhu Mandarin Centre 成竹华语中心

Located at Rochester Mall, the centre for Chinese Language belongs to Julia Gabriel Education. Chengzhu covers a range of programmes all the way from 6-month olds! Focusing on the Chinese culture, the programmes feature activities like Chinese Orchestra, paper cutting and traditional Chinese dances.Read more here.

Six enrichment centres are mentioned above including their location and what we could look forward to about them. It is amazing to know that each enrichment centres have their own creative way of teaching just like Apple Pie who lets their students learn Chinese through theatre roleplaying. In relation to that, Linda Mandarin will tell us about tips on having fun while learning Mandarin.

Tips On Having Fun While Learning Mandarin Chinese

Learning Chinese in Singapore can bring lots of fun to you! Whatever your learning style is – reading, listening or talking, there is a lot of learning options for you to choose from. With the Chinese characters, tones and pronunciations, people often think that learning Chinese is something so hard that they do not even want to attempt to learn it. However, this article is here to tell you that learning Mandarin can be interesting and very rewarding in more ways than one.

Mandarin Chinese is a language where you will always be learning. Anything is possible, follow your heart and achieve your dreams! What’s more, the Singapore government is actively encouraging Singaporeans to brush up their Mandarin skills. Did you know that you can learn Mandarin with your SkillsFuture credits at a subsidised rate? Make use of all these amazing resources given to you and pick up some skills today! Read more here.

According to what was mentioned above, we should learn Mandarin with friends, watch movies in Mandarin, eat out in Chinese style, and we should be abundant with learning materials. In addition,  Selina Altomonte will tell us about Chinese language lessons for kids using the power of play.

Little Mandarins Singapore: Chinese language lessons for kids using the power of play

Ten years ago Ying Ying Miller was looking for a holistic, engaging way for her child to learn Mandarin in Singapore and took things into her own hands by launching her own school, Little Mandarins. Now well known for its positive teaching approach and beautiful setting where kids can get out in nature while they learn, Ying Ying is proud to have led the way by doing things differently.

Please tell us a little bit about yourself…

I am a Malaysian-born Chinese, married to an Englishman. My parents insisted we all learn Mandarin from a young age. Apart from English, Malay, Cantonese and Mandarin, I’ve

dabbled in Czech, Thai and now French. My husband’s work has brought us to live in many cities, including Lausanne, Prague, London, Bangkok, Manila and here in Singapore! Read more here.

Children love to play and it would be a good way in order to encourage them to have Chinese language lessons. They enjoy playing and they will surely enjoy learning Mandarin if we incorporate it with play. We should consider their nature in order to be successful in educating them. If we apply all the tips mentioned above, then it will surely be easier for you to teach and for them to learn. It is also important that we choose the right enrichment centre that could do the best teaching for them.