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Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017 7:18 AM


We are now enrolling in Chinese Summer School for children. For more information, see below or contact us at 503-788-0336 or see our Website at

Chinese Summer School (Ages 3-5, 6-12): Mandarin Chinese Summer School for Children

Location: SE Portland

Term:August through September 1, 2017

Days: M,W,F 3 days a week, 4 or more weeks (your choice)

Times: 10 am - 12 noon (2 hours) or 10am - 2 pm (4 hours)

Ages: 3-5 years old, 6-12 years old

Program Title: Mandarin Chinese Summer School for Children

Description: Summer school allows for children who have no had no exposure to Mandarin Chinese to get a feeling for the language and culture. For children who go to Mandarin Chinese schools during the school year, or who have had prior exposure to the language, it's a great way for them to learn new words and phrases, as well as to keep current during the summer -- to not lose the hard-earned conversational skills and reading/writing skills they have learned in the past and through the past school year(s). The focus in summer school is on conversation, but reading and writing of characters and pinyin is also covered.

This class is designed for children ages 3-5, and 6-12. Class sizes are kept small. Teachers are native speakers of Mandarin Chinese with good or excellent English. We keep the classes fun and the children engaged. Children will learn Mandarin Chinese conversational skills, as well how to read/write Chinese characters. In order to teach the language, we use various techniques that included but are not limited to simple mathematics, arts and crafts, singing and dancing, group games, story telling, physical activites all in Mandarin Chinese. In short, they will learn how to speak and understand spoken Mandarin Chinese and they will learn how to read and write some Chinese characters, including transliteration systems pinyin and zhuyin (bopomofo). (Children must be potty trained.)

Registration: Please contact us to set up a time to visit the center, meet the teachers, and to learn more about the summer school classes. To register, please print and fill out the Registration Form, then mail it back to us with a check made out to the Bodhi Tree Center to our mailing address: 5403 SE Center St., Portland, OR 97206. Advanced registration and payment is required. Classes are filled on a first-register basis. This is a summer program with a 4-week minimum commitment. Please contact us for more information.

Registration Fee: $25 per child.

Tuition: $275 or more per child -- depends on hours per day and number of weeks chosen (see table below). Choose any 4 weeks between June 19 and September 1, 2017.


M,W,F, Half day: 10am-12noon
(2 hours * 3 days per week)

M,W,F, Full day: 10am-2pm
(4 hours * 3 days per week)

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We are now enrolling in Chinese Summer School for children. For more information, see below or contact us at 503-788-0336 or see our Website at

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