Early Registration Deadline: April 18, 2014
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617.360.1428 for registration forms and questions.
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. Do students need to speak Chinese to attend Summer Learning?
No. However, students are required to take Chinese Language classes which are tailored for either native or non-native Chinese speakers.
2. Do students need to have a previous music training or knowledge to attend Summer Learning? Is Summer Learning appropriate for advanced music students?
It is not necessary for students to have music background to attend Summer Learning. Beginning music students will acquire basic music literacy during classes to participate in music activities relevant to their proficiency. Intermediate and advanced music students are assigned to music activities, rehearsals and groupings relevant to their levels.
Flexible Payment Options
Tuition is invoiced based on school terms or sessions. Please contact us regarding registration deadlines. We accept cash, check or credit card payments.
About Summer Learning 2014
Students who register by the April 18 (Friday) Early Registration deadline will receive a 5% tuition discount. A 30% deposit is required at the time of early registration with the balance due by May 18, 2014 to secure a space. Please contact us to discuss your enrollment days and type in order for an invoice and the registration form to be issued.
Here are features of this year's summer session:
1. Students have the option to enroll for Full Day (9am-5:15pm), Heritage Mornings (9am-Noon), Cultural Afternoons (1pm-5:15pm) or subject-based classes (1hr/class). Details regarding drop-off, pick-up, lunch and snacks can be found in the attached brochure.
2. Heritage Morning focuses on Chinese language learning based on classic Chinese novels, stories and literature. The teaching pedagogy employs 4 parts: 1) multimedia story telling, 2) discussions of story content and moral values, 3) Keyword Character Recognition and Writing based the daily story and 4) Keyword Conversation based on the daily story.
3. Cultural Afternoon focuses on performing and cultural Chinese arts and skills on a rotational basis, including Wushu (Head and Weapon Form) and Lion/Dragon Dance, Interdisciplinary Performance Arts (Chinese Choral, Theater and Dance), Chinese Brush Painting, Chinese Mathematics, Chinese Oral and Visual Arts as well as Variety Chess.
4. Students will prepare for private and public performances as part of the August Moon Festival Celebrations. Our performance programs are based on the summer curriculum, and we may collaborate with partner groups where needed.
5. Friday afternoons are reserved for special projects and field trips intended to enhance the learning experience of the weekly theme where applicable.
6. Aside to our core faculty providing instruction, our teachers train and work with selected curriculum consultants, faculty trainers and guest instructors to enhance our teaching experience. They include the Boston Chinese Musicians Association, the Boston Beijing Opera Association, Woo Ching White Crane Kung-Fu, Yes! Chinese Publishing House, Massachusetts Go Association, Harvard Math Table and MIT Undergraduate Math Association. .
Please note that curriculum and schedules are subject to customization and/or changes.