The programme includes:
Stories are presented by the teacher and explored through drama, writing and multi-media activities, to develop children’s listening, creativity and expressive skills.
Oral language activities
Through discussions, and designing of story plots and narration, children develop their oral communication skills and confidence in speaking in Mandarin.
Children expand their knowledge of natural science by using their five senses to experience the world around them and participating in experiments.
The skills of being able to describe pictures in a structured manner while using rich, vivid language are developed.
Vocabulary is enhanced and linguistic knowledge is developed through reading activities.
Children learn how to create and develop dialogues, and use a variety of writing styles, sentence structures and idioms.
This programme enables children to progressively add colour and depth to their existing Mandarin communication skills. As they master the use of expressive vocabulary, pronunciation and cadence, and increasingly complex sentence structures, they learn to appreciate the intricacies of the language and begin to enjoy using it in all areas of life.