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    2018-2019 Mandarin language classes offered in 2018-2019 school year

    Mandarin language classes with various levels are offered to school age children, starting from the minimum age of 5 in September. The choice of language class is based on tutor’s classroom tests, school’s assessment and feedback from parents/guardians.

    From 2016, the school started to offer Mandarin lessons (Happy Chinese) to children from non-Mandarin speaking family. The class is tailored to their needs by using the purposely designed textbooks and arranging an experienced tutor in teaching non-Mandarin speaking children.

    Note: Information below may be subjected to changes and updates.

    Update date: 31/07/2018

     Class Code Class Name (Previous Class Code) (Text books) Teacher assigned Classroom
    C1A Class 1A (New) (第一册 Text Book No.1 冯多利 Duoli FENG 1-12
    C1B Class 1B (New) (第一册 Text book No.1 刘雅洁 Yajie LIU 1-11
    C2A Class 2A (C1A) (第二册 Text book No.2 吕艳 Yan LYU 1-10
    C2B Class 2B (C1B) (第二册 Text book No.2 赵宁宁 Ningning ZHAO 1-09
    C3 Class 3 (C2A + C2B) (第三册 Text book No.3 马晓韦 Xiaowei MA 1-08
    C4A Class 4A (C3A + C4A) (第四册 Text book No.4 沈菁菁 Jingjing SHEN 1-07
    C4B Class 4B (C3B + C4B) (第四册 Text book No.4 徐翔 Xiang XU 1-06
    C5 Class 5 (C5) (第五册 Text book No.5 刘月新 Yuexin LIU 1-05
    C7 Class 7 (C6) (第七册 Text book No.7 邵美菊 Meiju Shao 1-04
    C8 Class 8 (C7) (第八册 Text book No.8 蔡丽娜 Lina CAI 1-03
    C9 Class 9 (C8) (第九册 Text book No.9 何罗雨茜 Yuxi HELUO 1-13
    CN5 SQA National 5 and Pre-National 5 (C10 + Pre-National 5) (进步 1, 2; 轻松学汉语) 赵宇薇 Weiyu ZHAO 1-02
    CSH SQA Higher and Advanced Higher (N5) (考试材料;轻松学汉语 4-6册) 戴君桦 Chunhua TAI 1-01
    HC1 快乐汉语 Happy Chinese level 1 (New) 孔院老师 Teachers from Confucius Institute 1-15
    HC2 快乐汉语 Happy Chinese level 2 (HC1) Alasdair Stanton (Ali) 1-14

    Due to the same textbook, the last school year (2017-18)’s C4A are combined into the new school year’s C4A. the last school year (2017-18)’s C4B are combined into the new school year’s C4B.
    For the purpose of aligning the class code with the number of textbooks, the last school year (2017-18)’s Class 5 are numbered as the same code Class 5 in new school year.

    The current students are progressed into same class (Class A or Class B) in next level automatically. If any student want to stay in same level, change class or is not sure which level/class to choose, please contact the school via email ed_accs@yahoo.co.uk

    Please use our textbooks to assess your child’s Chinese level (exclude Happy Chinese classes and SQA classes)

    2018-19 Activity (Drawing, Dance and Music) Classes offered in 2018-2019 school year

    Activity Class
    11:00–12:00
    Class Code Class Name Teacher 教室
    Classroom
    AB 美术小班
    Art Beginner
    吕萌萌
    Mengmeng LV
    1-04
    AI 美术中班
    Art intermediate
    赵宁宁
    Ningning ZHAO
    1-09
    AA 美术高班
    Art advanced
    蔡丽娜
    Lina CAI
    1-03
    AC 儿童书法
    Calligraphy
    吕艳
    Yan LYU
    1-10
    AD 舞蹈
    Dancing
    牛牛
    Niu Niu
    1-08
    AM 音乐
    Music
    王钰博
    Yubo WANG
    1-01
    AAF 成人健身(拉丁)
    Adult Fitness(Latin)
    刘莎莎
    Shasha Liu
    1-07
    AKF 少年健身(瑜伽)
    Kids Fitness(Yoga)
    ADR 戏剧表演
    Drama
    靳梦
    Ming Jin(Joy)
    1-15
    ABC 成人商务汉语
    Adult Business Chinese
    孔院老师
    Teachers from Confucius institute
    1-12
    AAC 成人书法
    Adult Calligraphy
    郑文军教授
    Prof. Wenjuan Zheng
    1-11

    The final list of activity classes, teacher names and venues information will be confirmed during start of term and be published here.

     

     Business Chinese

    This course is to introduce the basic knowledge of the Chinese economy, the essential aspects of contemporary Chinese human relations and behaviour and major business etiquette and aims to enable the learners with basic knowledge about Chinese language in business environment, to enable the learners to read simple business materials in Chinese, and to communicate effectively with Chinese businessmen as well as Chinese people as a whole.
    By the end of the course, students are expected to recognise and write 260 Chinese characters related to business, to master related grammar patterns and enable them to have a better grasp of basic Business Chinese and can communicate in the routine tasks.
    This course is organized by Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication at Heriot-Watt University and Alba Cathay Chinese School.
    The course will start from Saturday, 06/10/2018, from 11:00 – 12:00 on every Saturday during Chinese School term date. here will be 26 weeks for 2018/19.
    The total cost for this course is £129.95
    To register to this course, please follow this registration link on Eventbrite web site. 

     Activity classes

    The school provides a nubmer of activity classes from 11:00 to 12:00 after the Chinese Language class. These classes are only open for student who enrolled into our language class.

    It requires a minimum of 5 students to run an activity class. If an activity class can not run, student who has paid can enter other activity classes or the fee will be refunded.

     Art classes

    We provide art classes for students of different levels, with different skills. Courses are divided to two main categories:

    1. traditional style and
    2. animation/illustration style

    Students are advised to choose and will be arranged into equivalent classes according to their age and current drawing levels.

    Art (beginner class): basic training – topics of daily life, animals and so on
    cartoon characters – basic shapes and mood of cartoon characters
    Suitable for 5 to 7 years old
    learning skills: pencil holding, shape, size and balance, color awareness

    Art (junior class): cultural and art – Eastern & Western culture, festivals etc.
    cartoon motions – mood and actions of cartoon figures
    Suitable for 8 to 10 years old
    learning skills: three-dimensional, perspective, shadow, highlight and creative expression

    Art (senior class): sketch exercises – still life and character performance
    illustration exercises – story, poetry interpretation
    Suitable for ages 11 and above
    learning skills: composition, texture, characteristics, highlight and personal style

     Chinese Calligraphy

    This class studies hard and soft pen calligraphy. From the beginning of copying Chinese characters strokes to learn to write Chinese regular script and Arabic numerals. Students can learn to write official script, Chen Wei, Xingkai , running script and other fonts after they have a certain foundation and interest.
    Age: 6 to 7 years age or above
    Students need bring their own stationery: Brush, ink, pen,water writing paper and calligraphy exercise book for children (The teacher will provide where to buy)

     Music

    We are looking for students who can read music and play a string instrument to join our Chinese school orchestra. We would require the students to audition to find out if they would meet the standard required.

     Dance

     

     Drama

    Meng Jin, the teacher of drama class, graduated from Beijing International Studies University, majoring in English Literature, then went to study drama in Beijing Film Academy. She worked as a journalist in Beijing Television and participated in some TV shows in Beijing Television and other TV channels.
    Now she is studying drama in Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and Creative Industries (Performing Arts) in Edinburgh College. She has been performed in Churchill Threater, Roxy Assembly and Lyceum Theatre which all received good response from the audience and also 4 stars from the critics.

    Calligraphy for Adult

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    2. 2016-2017: 2016-2017 /Course