Chinese Schools in NY, NJ & CT
New York (纽约)
ABC Language Exchange
135 West 29th Street,
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 431-9101 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ABC Language Exchange was founded in 1997 in Manhattan, New York with the
mission to provide the highest quality language training for individuals and
businesses. Group lessons are a fun way to learn. ABC limits their class size to
only 8 students per class so you may get as much chance to use your second
language in class as possible. Private lessons offer the greatest flexibility for your
busy schedule. You may schedule classes for any time of day or evening and any
day of the week (including Sundays). Corporate Training is ABC's specialty.
ABC sends its qualified teachers to your company to implement a language
program designed specifically to meet your needs, including materials related to
your field of business.
125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10021 - 7088 For registration and
information please call (212) 744-8181 children's classes call Melissa
Buyum at x 141, for adult classes, call Joseph Corda at x 145. or - click
here - www.chinainstitute.org
ESTABLISHED in 1926, China Institute is a nonprofit, non-partisan
educational and cultural institution that promotes the understanding,
appreciation and enjoyment of traditional and contemporary Chinese
civilization, culture and heritage, and provides the cultural and
historical context for understanding contemporary China. We carry out our
mission through classroom teaching and seminars, art exhibitions, public
programs for children and adults, teacher education and curriculum
development, lectures and symposia and business programming.
China Institute is represented in CLTA-GNY membership.
The Chinese Art and Cultural Center
34 West 14th Street, 4th floor New York, NY 10011 email@example.com
Tel:(212) 352-0003 All Classes on Saturday. This nonprofit, cultural and
educational organization has programs for children 5-12 and adults in
Beginner's Chinese Language Classes in Mandarin, The Art of Kung Fu,
Traditional Tai Chi Chuan for Beginners and Chinese Painting for Beginners.
All programs are instructed by experienced teachers.
The Chinese Art and Cultural Center is represented in CLTA-GNY membership.
The Chinese School of Southern Westchester
has been in existence for 21 years. Located on the beautiful campus of
Edgemont High School in Hartsdale, we meet on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to
12:00 PM, offering Mandarin and Chinese culture classes (Gung Fu, Chinese
dance, origami, Chinese chess, Chinese harp, brush painting, Tai Chi,
chorus) to children and adults, from pre-K through high school and beyond!
While our families and teachers are a wonderful mix of cultures, with a
majority of families of Chinese heritage, we also offer modified classes
for children of non-Mandarin speaking families. Our school year consists of
two 15-week semesters (30 classes), and the tuition for the year is $425
for children and $210 per parent for each course. For more information
please contact Laurie Rigelhaupt at Sylvieetal@aol.com or (914)285-9834, or
click here for website - www.csswny.org
The Chinese School of Southern Westchester is represented in CLTA-GNY
380 Lexington Avenue -
New York, NY 10168
Phone: (212) 551-7903
Hills Learning is the only language school in New York that specializes in
Asian language instruction. They offer both private lessons and group
classes for Chinese, as well as Korean, Japanese, and Thai. All teachers
follow their SWIRL method, that focuses on developing all five language
skills per class. Trial lessons are available, please visit their website
for more information and current class offerings.
Northern Westchester Chinese School
P.O. BOX 52, YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY 10598
Northern Westchester Chinese School offers a wide range of programs.
Younger children are encouraged to attend pre-kindergarten and kindergarten
programs. The school is announcing an exciting new program designed for
familieswith adopted children from China. This program will consist of three levels,
beginning, intermediate, and advanced. Our teacher, Ms Pei-Ling Liu, is an
experienced Chinese school teacher with a background in Education from
Teacher's College. She has designed a program for beginners with an emphasis
on the spoken word and conversation. Phonics will also be explored. Children
ages 6 through 8, accompanied by parent(s), will learn Chinese language and
culture through songs, games, craft, poems, and stories. This class will be held
in Somers Middle School, starting Saturday morning, 9/13/2003 through
6/19/2004 from 9 to 11. Tuition for a school year is $550 for a child and an
accompanying parent. Please register early as class size is limited to 10
children. Registration forms can be downloaded from the school website
(http://www.nynwcs.org/forms/RegistrationForm2003.pdf). Please send
the form to Ms Shu-Chin Chung, 125 Lake Street, Apt. 12AN, White Plains, NY
10604.For questions, please contact Principal Juliet Candee at
The Plainview Chinese School
The Plainview Chinese School is donated by the Charles B. Wang Foundation.
The aim of the Chinese School is to teach Chinese language and culture to
American born Chinese youngsters and to children from non-Chinese speaking
families. We will also provide Chinese language and cultural classes for adults.
The emphasis of the language curriculum of our school is oral proficiency, balanced
with reading/writing. The ultimate goal is to ensure that children enjoy learning
Chinese language and culture, and to provide them with fond memories of Chinese
language school. The language programs teaches Chinese in both simplified and
traditional forms in three teaching venues:
·Bilingual Chinese Teaching Method: teaching Chinese as a second language to
non-Chinese speaking families using Pinyin and Traditional Chinese Characters.
·Simplified Chinese Teaching Method: teaching Simplified Chinese characters
using Pinyin as taught in Mainland China.
·Traditional Chinese Teaching Method: teaching Chinese with Zhuyin, or
Bopomofo, in Traditional Chinese Characters as was maintained in Taiwan.
The cultural programs includes classes for both Children and adult in Martial
Arts, Kungfu, Chinese Painting, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese Dances, Origami,
Arts and Crafts, Singing, Chinese Instruments and Music, Karaoke, Chinese Yo-Yo,
Ping Pong, aerobics, Chi, Taichi, computer and beginning/intermediate Chinese for
Plainview Chinese School
1535 Old Country Road
Plainview, New York 11803
Staten Island Chinese School
Mailing Address: P.O. Box #492, Staten Island, NY 10309
School Address: 33 Ferndale Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
For more than 30 years, the Staten Island Chinese School has been
providing an opportunity for children to learn one of the most
commonly peaking languages in the world. The school is based on 2
dialects separated by the Mandarin and Cantonese classes for your
choice. We use textbooks and educational materials from Taiwan,
Hong Kong, and Mainland China to keep up with the Chinese
language standard in America. The original (tradition) Chinese
characters will be taught in classes, but some classes will also
introduce the simplified characters as well. In the Mandarin
classes, Pin-Yin (the pronunciation system from mainland China)
will be used for students to be prepared for the SAT II Chinese
Language Exam. Special events such as Chinese New Year
celebration and speech contest will be held during school year,
in order to increase students? learning interest.
Classes start at 10am - 12pm every Saturday. An hour of after
school activity will be given after class from 12-1pm.?Students
can choose from a variety of activities such as penmanship,
chess, kung fu, dancing, arts & crafts, basketball etc to play in
groups and learn Chinese culture as well. Beside that, we also
provide classes and activities for parents to consume their time
during school hours.
Staten Island Chinese School is located at 33 Ferndale Ave,
Staten Island, NY 10314 (I.S. 72), just minutes away from the
Staten Island Shopping Mall.
Staten Island Chinese School is represented in CLTA-GNY membership
Founded as a not-for-profit educational organization, EverBright Chinese School
accepts students of any ages, from any cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The
mission of EverBright Chinese School is to teach the Standard Chinese language
(pinyin and simplified Chinese characters) and promote Chinese culture. The
School meets on Saturdays 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and offers Chinese classes at
1. Pre-school Chinese sing-a-long (ge-yao);
2. Pre-school pinyin, verse reading, and story telling;
3. CSL-Chinese as second language (for students with no or minimum background
of Chinese speaking).
4. Standard Chinese, Books 1-12; and
5. Chinese head-start classes (designed by Dr. Ma Liping at Stanford University).
EverBright Chinese School also offers many culture classes:
1. dancing;2. vocal arts;3. painting and drawing;4. musical instruments
5. martial arts (e.g., karate and tai-ji boxing);6. chess and GO (weiqi);7.
jie (handicraft art);8. fun math;9. hua-ju (Chinese play); and10. mu-ou
While students are taking classes (9:30 am - 12:20 pm), the School arranges all
kinds of activities for adult family members: e.g., seminars on different topics
almost on weekly basis; soccer in the huge field behind the facility; basketball
in the gym; and fitness sessions (for women and for men).
Princeton Chinese Language School (www.pcls.org)
Ying Hua Language School
P.O. Box 3004, Princeton, NJ 08543-3004
Contact: 609.530.0399 (775.262.7968 fax)
Principal: Dr. Bonnie Liao
FOUNDED in May 2002, YingHua Language School is a nonprofit Chinese language
and culture school for children in grades K-12. YingHua is fully committed to
teaching the Chinese language to children of ALL backgrounds. It offers two
tracks: CSL (Chinese as Second Language) Track for the non-Chinese-speaking
children and CHL (Chinese as Heritage Language) Track for Chinese-speaking
children. Our CSL track teaches Chinese in English to students 5 years old and
up who can only understand classroom instructions in English. Our CHL track
teaches Chinese in Chinese (Mandarine) to students 5 years old and up who have
basic knowledge of simple grammar and proficiency. It operates on Sunday
afternoons at Lawrence Middle School, 2455 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ.
Currently it is the only school in New Jersey that has fully adopted Dr. Liping Ma's
"Direct Character Recognition" methodology. We teach the "modern" or simplified
Chinese characters and introduce the Chinese phonetic system (PinYin) as a tool
at the appropriate stage.
YingHua Language School is represented in CLTA-GNY membership.
The Chinese Language School of Connecticut, Inc. is a not-for-profit educational
organization registered with the State of Connecticut. It does not discriminate on
the basis of gender, race, nationality, religion or physical conditions.
The Chinese Language School of Connecticut teaches Mandarin Chinese as
a second language to children. Our activity-based curriculum enables students
to acquire practical communication skills, develop competence and confidence,
and experiencethe joy of learning another language.Through early exposure to
Chinese, the school seeks to provide students with a foundation for future
learning and cultivate their long-term interest in the language, culture and
traditions of China.
a.. Our units of study on activities related to daily life are age-appropriate,
practical and relevant.
b.. Native speaking teachers combine discussion-based classroom instruction
with experiential activities to engage students.
c.. Enrichment units on culture, history and traditions supplement language
d.. CLSC seeks to create an environment where students enjoy the process
School operation: September to May, 30 weeks, Sunday afternoons
Basic class structure:
Pre-school/Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced/SATII Prep Course/Adult classes
Core language courses & workshops: 2:15 - 4:30 PM
Cultural Enrichment classes & clubs: 1:30 - 2:15 or 4:30 - 5:30PM