Ridgefield Continuing Education
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Chinese: Beginner, Part 1 ~ Evening
For students with little or no previous Mandarin experience. Class will engage students in basic dialogues supported with the pinyin pronunciation system, tones and simple grammar. The instructor, with her recent China experience, will enrich your learning with China’s rich history, culture and modern society discussions. Students should bring the textbook: Chinese Express: Talk Chinese (With 2 Audio CDs) to class. Instructor Rita Kwan, a native of China, holds a MA in teaching Chinese language. She has been teaching Mandarin Chinese for 25 years from elementary school to college students in New York public and private schools. She just returned in June, 2017 from Beijing China after serving 4 years as the resident director for the Chinese Language Program for college students funded by the Department of States. She was also a certified court interpreter in Mandarin and Cantonese in New York State Court systems.
6 Sessions $ 149 (Ridgefield Sr./Disab. $ 119)
Mon., 9/24; 10/1, 15, 22, 29 & 11/5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; East Ridge Middle School