Virtual Classes Available:
Cantonese Basics 3 for Beginners to Intermediate; Topics: Seasons, Cars/Machines, and Occupations [USD $36 per family | 6-weekly classes online via Zoom]

AGE GROUP: 2.5 to 6 years old (depending on your child’s age and fluency level, adult assistance will be needed for some activities and games)

  • Kids younger than 2.5 years old are welcome but will need more active participation from grownups
  • Kids older than 6 years old are welcome too

No Prerequisites: Students DO NOT need to complete “Cantonese Basics 1” or “Cantonese Basics 2” to enroll in this “Cantonese Basics 3” series.

Fluency level: Beginner to Immediate

This “Cantonese Basics 3” program has 3 major topics: (a) Seasons, (b) Cars & Machines, and (c) Occupations. Class will be on every Saturday morning at 9:00am Pacific Time for 45 minutes; 6 weekly classes in total.

All of our classes will be recorded. Families can join us live and/or watch the replay to learn asynchronously. For families who are in other time zones, having video recordings will enable you to do the classes at your own time. If you missed a class, you can also watch the recordings.

In each class, everything we do will be about that day’s theme. We will:

  • Introduce the vocabularies
  • Read a book
  • Play games or activities together
  • Sing a song
  • *Note: Worksheets will be free for download. Please print them out at home. For crafts and experiments, the supplies we’d need will be easy-to-find, common household items. Please find and prepare the materials for your child. More instructions will be shared before class starts.

Here are the class details:

  • Class 1: Seasons (Part 1 – The Four Seasons)
  • Class 2: Seasons (Part 2 – Clothing)
  • Class 3: Cars
  • Class 4: Machines
  • Class 5: Occupations (Part 1)
  • Class 6: Occupations (Part 2)

Class dates and time:

  • Saturdays (Dates: April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, and 28)
    • 9am PDT/ 12pm EDT / 5pm BST / 6pm CEST

Price:

  • USD $36.00 for 6 classes per family
  • Mid-way registrations are allowed. New student can get access to previous class recordings and will still get full access to other learning materials/files.

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What’s Next?

  • How many tickets to get on Eventbrite? You will only need one ticket per household, even if you have more than one child participating.
  • After you register: We will email you the link and password to our Zoom meeting room before class. (For free classes, link will be sent out 1 day before class. For paid classes, link will be sent out 3 days before class.)
  • When you are in the Zoom meeting room: Please rename your screen name to your child’s first name/children’s first names so when it’s time for participating, we can call their names! 🙂

Our virtual playgroup aims to introduce Cantonese to non-fluent speakers and to reinforce the usage of Cantonese to fluent speakers.  Our activities will all be carried out in Cantonese to create a 100% listening and speaking environment. In our session, we will:

  • Greetings
  • Introduce the theme of the day or instructions of the game
  • Fun activities (singing, dancing, or story reading) and/or group games!

In Cantonese:

未來將開班的課程:

廣東話基礎班(二)–  主題包括:動物,蔬果,感覺 【美金 $36/family; Zoom網上課室】 

適合歲數:2.5 至 6 歲 (在課堂做工作紙或活動時,家長請多些協助較年輕或流利程度較初級的小朋友)

廣東話流利程度:初級至中級

課堂時間:

  • 逢星期六,西岸時間早上9:00-9:45
  • 上堂日子:2022年4月23,30 & 5月7,14,21,28日
  • 形式:網上ZOOM平台;直播或隨時點播
  • 費用:每個家庭盛惠美金 $36

每一堂,我們會:

  • 學生字
  • 讀故事
  • 玩遊戲或做活動
  • 唱歌
  • *註:我們會提供所有工作紙個家長下載和打印。如果活動是做勞作或科學實驗,我們通常會用一些很容易在家中找到的材料,以作方便。上堂前的那星期,請留意我們發出的電郵。電郵裏會列出所需的東西。

課堂題目:

  • 第一堂:四季(一)
  • 第二堂:四季的衣服(二)
  • 第三堂:車
  • 第四堂:機器
  • 第五堂:職業(一)
  • 第六堂:職業(二)

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下一步是…?

  • 我應該要幾多張門票? 每個家庭只需要一張門票。即使你家裏會有多過一個小朋友參與我們的網上課堂,一張門票就可以了。
  • 報名了,之後呢? 網上課堂開始前,我們會將有關的Zoom會議室號碼和密碼電郵給你。(免費班:資料會一日前電郵給你;收費班:資料會三日前電郵給你。)
  • 登入Zoom會議室後,怎樣呢? 請你把你Zoom的名字改爲你小朋友的名字,方便上堂或玩遊戲時叫大家的名。

我們網上遊戲組的目標就是要給有興趣學粵語的朋友一個可融入這語言的機會。無論你和你的小朋友說粵語與否,我們都歡迎!爲了鼓勵小朋友對廣東話聽、說、看的能力,班裏的所有活動都會是用全粵語溝通的。在課堂裏,我們會:

  • 向大家打招呼
  • 介紹每班的主題或講解遊戲規則
  • 玩益智活動(如唱歌、跳舞、講故事)和團體遊戲!