The Mandarin Bud II course is for year 6 and above children who have learned a little of Mandarin. Course content will follow the British National Curriculum for foreign languages, leading towards GCSE Mandarin in two years time. Teachers will use multimedia and interactive classroom activities with an emphasis on learning through fun engaging online tools. Students will also be taught how to use Pinyin (symbols for Chinese pronunciation), read independently, and write in Mandarin. By the end of the course, students will be able achieve YCT (Youth Chinese Test) Level 3/4 and command 500-600 words in reading, speaking and writing.
**Commitment: Students will be expected to commit minimum 15 minutes daily homework and revision time on Mandarin, and complete writing task each week.