A lot of Chinese families are
desperate for their kids who are born or grown up here to keep their
own mother language and carry on their own culture. As well as that,
more and more families are encouraging their kids to take up a
second language at an early age to help their kids stay competitive
in their future¡¯s lives. This programme fits those ideals and needs.
Listed below are some key facts about this programme:
Teacher & textbook: WCS
provide selected public schools with our professional bilingual
teachers, offering Chinese language and culture courses. WCS provide
text books which are specially designed for Mandarin learners living
outside of China.
Location: The ¡°CLC¡±
After School Programme will be implemented at the primary
schools and intermediate schools¡¯ appointed classrooms in Hamilton.
From 2010, We will start the programme in
Silverdale Normal School,
Hillcrest Normal School
Course timetable: It is
suggested that ¡°a little and often¡± is the best way to learn another
language, so regular timetabling of classes are recommended. We
suggest that each school should run at least 4 hours of lessons per
Cost: WCS charge $ 5
per student per hour from each primary or intermediate school.
Textbooks and materials like CDs, flashcards will be charged at an
extra small cost.
Class size: We will start our class
as long as more than 10 students are enrolled.