Languages we offer

Chinese

Learn Mandarin with Exeter Language Club.

We are offering Saturday sessions for children starting from as early as the age of 3, family tuition and adult conversational evenings during weekdays. Children’s group’s have sub-group’s depending on their age and type of activities.  Native Mandarin speakers provide the tuition to help children pick up correct pronunciation at an age when they are most capable.

Chinese Mandarin Language section offers:

  • Mandarin Language lessons
  • Chinese culture club
  • Children events dedicated to Chinese traditions
  • Adult conversational evenings
  • Family fun activities
  • "Holiday bootcamp" intensive  language course
  • NEW  - Chinese Saturday School

 

Chinese Saturday School, run by the Exeter Language Club, welcomes children of Exeter and Devon

周六中文学校

Classes are run on Saturdays during the school term times at the

Exeter Community Center, 17 St. David’s Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG.

Costs per lesson: child – 6 pounds, adult – 8 pounds

Chinese Classical Dance (Children)

Chinese Classical Dance for childrenChinese Classical dance lesson for childrenChinese Classical dance teacher with children

When learning another language it is very important to gain an understanding of the country’s culture. Exploring it through music and dance is a fantastic way of doing this.

Each session is focused on a story/topic and dances are created around these themes. The technical elements remain the same throughout, with a structured introduction, warm up and set cool down at the end of the session.

The section in the middle will vary weekly (unless the class are working towards a performance).

The sessions are aimed at early years students 4 – 7 years of age and run for 45 minutes.

The class teacher is Catarina Lau, who has Masters of Science in Sports & Health, First Class(hons) Dance Theatre, as well as Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training and Diploma in GP Exercise Referral. 

Days: every Saturday

Time: 12.15  - 13:00

Age: 4-7 y o

中国舞蹈(儿童班)

了解中华文化有助于学习中文。舞蹈音乐将帮助孩子们对中华文化有更近一步的认识。每一节课我们专业的舞蹈老师会带领孩子们热身然后进入系统的学习和完成最后的放松动作。

课程设置:

4-7 岁,每节课45分钟

时间12:15-13:00

Catarina Lau老师简历 :

运动科学与健康硕士,舞蹈一等学士学位,英国GP认证的私人健身教练Level 3专科认证

Beanstalk Mandarin Club

Mandarin children class at the lesson

Combines EYFS (Early year foundation stage) and KS 1 framework with learning Chinese language as second language. Creative and fun Chinese language class for children.

At Beanstalk Mandarin Kids children learn Mandarin Chinese through music, stories, drama, role-play, themed topics and craft. Mrs Yao is an experienced Chinese language teacher who also runs after school club at a local primary school. Her class motto: " Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." Children participate in and get involved in every stages of learning the target language. Mrs Yao has Postgraduate Certificate in teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages, MA in Publishing, BA in Media Arts

Days: every Saturday

Time: 13:10 to 14:00

Age: 4 to 7 y o

Material Fee on top of the class fees:  £10 per term to the teacher

Including: weekly worksheet, writing book, themed crafts materials

妙豆中文

充满趣味和创意的儿童中文课结合英国学前教育和KS1大纲设计,适合双语和以中文为第二外语的儿童。

秒豆中文自2016年创建以来在Exeter社区和私立小学开设幼儿亲子班和课外兴趣班,得到家长和老师们的好评。 趣味中文课结合各种主题通过游戏,故事,手工,戏剧和音乐在潜移默化中让孩子们喜欢上中文。

秒豆中文使用以学习者为中心的教育法带动着每一个孩子积极地参与到学习中来。

姚老师简历:

伦敦大学亚非学院对外汉语研究生文凭,普利茅斯大学出版专业硕士,普利茅斯大学媒体艺术学士

课程设置:

4-7 岁,每节课50分钟

时间13:10-14:00

材料费:

£10 学期 (付给老师):作业纸,写字本,笔,胶水,小手工材料等

 

Advanced Chinese Mandarin Class 

children learn Mandarin

Junior class is for bilingual children who are interested in learning to read and write in Chinese.  Lessons cover pinyin, writing characters, sentence structure, and poetry and stories. 

Every term lessons relate to the theme of the main cultural events of the term. For example Lent Term lessons relate to the theme of the Chinese New Year, also know as the ‘Spring Festival’ in modern China. Children learn about the traditions and customs of this important time of the year in Chinese culture, and by the end of the term they are able to write some of the most basic and commonly used Chinese characters and read short poems.

Mrs Ding has certificate in teaching Chinese as foreign language, Msc Accounting, FCCA

Days: every Saturday

Time: 14.00 to 15.00

Age: 7-10 y o

儿童高级中文班

针对有一定中文基础的双语儿童,强调以识字为主的教学,建立笔顺概念和对汉字结构的理解,形象生动地精讲字的音、形、意,认识偏旁部首;并以拼音为辅,帮助学生正确认读和发音,注重声调辨识,并借助拼音促进学生步入短文故事阅读,培养学生中文学习的兴趣。

每学期将会有一个中国文化主题,帮助学生更加深入的了解中国传统文化。

丁老师简洁:

对外汉语教学证书;会计学硕士;国际会计师。

 

Chinese Art and Painting Class (Junior)

Chinese Art class work monkey and pandaChinese Art children class work - black and white - boy is fishing in a boatChinese Art Class children work - panda in a circus

Chinese Art Club children work pink horse Chinese Art Club children work - mystery lion

Children Art Paintings

(Level A and B)

Painting Entry Level:

LEVEL A—Older than 4 years old

LEVEL B—Older than 7 years old

Experience is not necessary.

Program offers:

Level A: Pastel Painting, Chinese Painting, Clay Sculpture

Level B: Line Drawing (sketch for children), Chinese Painting, Watercolour Painting, Clay Sculpture

Our Children Painting Course not only offers traditional painting class but also Chinese painting and clay sculpture class. Through experiencing different styles children can find out their interest.

Material Fee on top of the class fees:  £7.50 for half term or £15 for full term

Including: Sketch paper, Chinese painting paper, pastels, coloured marker pen, black gel pen, Chinese painting paints, clay, watercolour paints, sculpture tools, and so on.

The class is taught by Mrs Lin Wang, a fine art teacher of drawing and painting for different levels of students, BA (Hons) in Fine Art Painting

Days: every Saturday

Time: 15:00 – 16:00

Age: 4 to 10 yo 

少儿美术课程(初级班&中级班)

课程设置:

初级班:针对4岁以上的孩子。

中级班:针对7岁以上的孩子。

授课内容:

初级班:油画棒,国画,泥塑。

中级班:线描,国画,泥塑。

我们的少儿美术课程不仅仅提供传统的画画课,我们每个季度都会有一到两节的中国画和泥塑体验课。让孩子们通过尝试不同的风格去发现自己的兴趣点。

材料费:

£7.50半季度

£15一季度

包括:素描纸,国画宣纸,油画棒,彩色水笔,黑色马克笔,中国画颜料,水彩画颜料,粘土,粘土工具等等。

王琳老师简介:

油画专业学士,拥有十二年的美术教学经验,可以针对不同年龄不同程度的学生进行个性化辅导。

 

时间:15:00-16:00

年龄:4-10岁

 

Lin’s Art Painting Diary Class (10+ and adult)

 

Chinese Art Adult Class - a portrait of a girlChinese Art Class for Adults - the sea Chinese Art Class for Adults - the magic dance

Chinese Art Class for adults - my day starts with coffeeChinese Art Class Adults - freesiaChinese Art Class Adults - my breakfast

Painting Entry Level:

  • You should be older than 10 years old.
  • You do not need to have any painting experience.
  • Should you have any basic drawing skills, you will get improved through this course.

What we offer:

  • Chinese painting
  • Watercolor painting

Chinese and watercolor painting paints both are water-based mediums, but their painting styles are totally different. From this course, you can experience two painting styles and find out their inner relationship, and finally, get your own painting style.

Material Fee on top of the class fees:  £7.50 for half term or £15 for full term

Including: 300g watercolor paper, Chinese painting paper, pencil, rubbers, black gel pen, Chinese painting paints, watercolor paints, painting brush, and so on.

The class is taught by Mrs Lin Wang, a talented Artist, with an impressive art portfolio of her own, BA (Hons) in Fine Art Painting

Days: every Saturday

Time: 16:00  – 17:00 

Age: 10+ 

绘画日志课程

适合人群:

  • 10岁以上+成人
  • 没有绘画经验
  • 有一定基础,通过课程学习帮助提高。

授课内容:

  • 国画
  • 水彩画

材料费:

£7.50半季度

£15一季度

包括:300克的水彩纸,宣纸,马克笔,铅笔,橡皮,中国画颜料,水彩颜料,毛笔等等。

王琳老师简介:

油画专业学士,插画师,拥有十二年的美术教学经验。

时间:每周六

          16:00-17:00

年龄:10岁以上

Book your activity, or contact us for more information
 
 

 

Languages

We welcome anyone who wants to join our Chinese, Russian and Italian sections. We are adding more languages in 2018, and we are taking provisional bookings already. Due to the high popularity, please register your interest to join our classes, to make sure you get your space reservation.

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