Language Curricular Setting and Enrichment Courses

Language Classes and Extra-Curricular Classes

Our school offers both Simplified/Pinyin and Traditional/Zhuyin Chinese classes. We also offer English speaking classes for the learning of Chinese. Our school holds classes each Sunday from 1:30pm to 4:00pm at Grant Middle School, which is located at 1111 Easterday Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112. Language instruction classes are held from 1:30pm to 3:00pm followed by extra-curricular classes from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Extra-curricular classes (free) include Chinese chess, Arts and Crafts, DanceVoices, and Painting

The workbooks we use for Simplified/Pinyin class are Chinese Language( Zhongwen) series published by Jinan University Publishing Company. 


The workbooks we use for English Speaking Class are HSK Standard Course series. 

The minimum age for children to attend our school is five years old. We welcome Adult students.

For 2019-2020 school year, we have 8 Simplified Chinese classes,  1 traditional English class and 2 English Speaking Classes. The teaching level and teacher information are list in the following table. 

 Class Teacher Workbook
 Pinyin1 Danping Feng Zhongwen 1st book
 Pinyin2 Lan Luo Zhongwen 1st book
 Pinyin3 Xiaolu Ma Zhongwen 3rd book
 Pinyin5 Lu Ou Zhongwen 5th book
 Pinyin6 Yichun Wang Zhongwen 6th book
 Pinyin8 Lidong Chen Zhongwen 8th book
 Pinyin9 Qiyun Lin Zhongwen 9th book
 Pinyin10 Shan Shi Zhongwen 10th book
 English Speaking 1 Jinyong Liu HSK 1st book
Speaking 2
 Yuling Zheng HSK 1st book
 Traditional Chinese  Learning material prepared by teacher

In addition, We also offer free elective enrichment courses which consist of Chinese Chess, Painting, Arts and Crafts, Dance, and Voices. You choose what is right for you.

Voices Class

We offer a new extra curricular class,Voices, for students ten years or older, and adults. This class will provide students a basic music foundation which is essential for a vocal performer.

  • The time is from 3:00pm to 4:00pm on Sunday.

  • The teacher, Ms. Huang, is an undergraduate student at UNM Music department.

This course is to advance your singing talent by:
* Creating a stable, healthy and lasting vocal technique based on the knowledge of vocal anatomy & physiology. 
* Improving musicianship skills. 
* Developing disciplined, productive practice techniques and repertoire preparation skills.
* Singing in a variety of languages and vocal music genres
* Giving expressive and polished performances

To succeed in this course, you must:
* Attend your scheduled class
* Practice daily with focused intention