The 2015-16 Mingyuan Evergreen Chinese School in Seattle, WA

Spring classes start on January 30, 2016. Interested in trying a class? Please check our Registration Page or contact us via email to be put on mailing list.

General Notes

  • Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 9:15 am to 12 pm with a short break at 10:30.
  • Now enrolling students, ages 3 1/2 to 18 years old.
  • Tuition is $250 per 15 week session. Sibling discount available.
  • Students may enroll after session start. Tuition will be prorated.
  • Small classes: Preschool class is limited to 16 students with 2 teachers. All other classes average about 12 students.
  • Preschool class is taught by a teacher experienced in early childhood education.
  • Extra-curricular activities include Chinese arts and culture.
  • Both Mandarin phonetic system (Zhuyin Fuhao) and the Hanyu Pinyin Romanization system are taught in all levels.
  • Chinese cultural instruction/conversation classes for parents – please call for availability.

Preschool Class

  • For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old.
  • Fun activities, including Chinese songs, games, story-telling, and arts and crafts.
  • Focuses on basic listening and speaking skills.

Beginner Level I Classes

  • For ages 5 and up. Also includes non-native speakers.
  • Reading, listening, speaking, writing both phonetic system and the Hanyu Pinyin learning style.
  • Basic conversation skills.

Beginner Level II Class

  • Basic conversation skills.
  • Reading and writing basic Chinese words and sentences.
  • Learning to use Chinese dictionary.

Intermediate Class

  • Intermediate conversation skills.
  • Short essay composition (<100 words).
  • Using Chinese names of countries and major cities.
  • Reading and writing complex communication patterns.

Advanced Class

  • Advanced conversation skills.
  • Long essay compositions (200+ words).
  • Intermediate conversation skills.
  • Reading poems, history and ancient writings.
  • Reading comprehension and translation.

Adult Conversation Class (available depending on class size)

  • Pronunciation.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Basic grammar.
  • Chinese culture & customs.
  • Practical conversation for everyday usage and travel.