Never too Old to Learn

I have been teaching for ten years and I have taught students of all ages. For me, every student is special, every student has their own method to learn and their own way of studying. This has inspired my teaching method. I teach my students Chinese and they inspire me in different ways.

One of the most moving class is the Chinese group lesson for over sixties. They are hard working, congenial and dedicated.  The image of them sitting in the squashed classroom concentrating on their writing stoke by stroke is a truly beautiful one.  They provide truly moving moments when they arrive on time every Monday no matter what kind of weather and try their best to get all the tricky tones right.

One of my oldest students is 93 years old. She has experienced nearly one century’s worth of events and changes but still come to our Happy Chinese Lesson with the help of her stick, humbly sitting in the little class room to have a 2 hour lesson every week. She is happy, witty and hard working.

Another student who is 70 is so dedicated in her Chinese that she is trying to learn words from her computer and learn to use a tablet to help her writing.

Every student who attends this class has their own story and prove that you are never too old to learn.

Happy Chinese Class

Happy Chinese Class, Happy Together

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We are delighted to announce that we will start a new group of lessons for those in years 5 to 9 starting at the beginning of 2015.  The lessons are structured on ‘Kuai Le Han Yu,’ which are successfully used by many schools to prepare students for the GCSE course.  (Those without such preparation will probably find the GCSE Mandarin course far too challenging).  Lessons will be held in small groups to allow individual attention as well as allowing students to communicate with others. They are ideally suited to those with some basic knowledge of Chinese and would like to continue their learning.  Courses.  All students will have a home activity book to secure knowledge and practice what they have learnt.  Extra fun activities will be run during Chinese festivals and recess periods to help students appreciate Chinese culture and traditions.  Lessons will run every week during term time.  Free individual assessment of each student will be made.  Please contact us to find out more.