The Mandarin Pine I class is for students whose Mandarin is first language or have good understanding of Mandrin in listening but not confident speaker. Children in this class will be focusing on condifence in speaking with standard prounciation, learning to read and write Chinese characters. Topics will focus more on vocabulary building, reading, and handwriting. Children will learn through fun engaging, stimulating activities, learning Chinese idioms, poems, traditional culture through drama, caligraphy, singing, dancing, role playing. Children in this class will achieve YCT (Youth Chinese Test) Level 2 within a year of study.