Curriculum

HAN Plus
Pre-School

HAN Plus is a mixed age programme of four-course catering to kindergarten children of different interests which focus on creativity and Chinese language. The four courses are:

1. Exploration and Experimenting
2. Expression and Storytelling
3. Art and Craft
4. Speech and Drama

Primary 1 Preparation Course
K1-K2

Targeted at pre-school children, we will be providing a relaxing and lively learning environment, through a wide range of activities including singing nursery songs, listening to music, playing games, art & craft and performance, allowing children to learn Chinese in a happy and unrestrained manner. Advancing gradually, children will be able to grasp the accurate pronunciation, strokes and sequence of strokes, gain knowledge of basic Hanyu Pinyin, and enrich their Chinese vocabulary. This will boost the children’s confidence and ability to better express themselves, also igniting their curiosity and desire to learn, therefore enhancing their mental development.

Chinese Tuition Programme
P1-P6

Based on MOE’s latest syllabus and examination formats, Chinese Tuition Programme follows closely to the school textbook curriculum, and is specially designed for students with a weaker foundation of the Chinese language or whose results are below average. Through revision of vocabulary in the school textbooks, basic knowledge of the Chinese language, and guiding students to score well using simple and practical techniques, this tuition programme aims to improve students’ comprehension skills, writing and oral on a comprehensive level. Through this programme, students will be able to catch up with lessons in class, overcome learning difficulties, and boost their confidence for examinations, enhancing their Chinese results in general.

Chinese (CL) Enrichment Course
P1-P6

Chinese Enrichment Course is designed for students with a good foundation in the Chinese language and who wish to see improvement in a short span of time. Following MOE’s latest syllabus and examination formats closely, improving students’ comprehension, writing, listening, and oral skills (Video Conversation component in Oral). Apart from revision of vocabulary in school textbooks, students will also be learning common sayings (惯用语), proverbs (谚语), idioms (成语), allegorical sayings (歇后语), wisdom quotes 名人格言) and more, therefore enhancing their understanding of Chinese culture and overall learning ability.

Higher Chinese (HCL) Enrichment Course
P5-P6

Higher Chinese Enrichment Course is designed for P5-P6 students taking Higher Chinese, as they are required to sit for both Chinese and Higher Chinese exams. This course includes both Chinese Enrichment Course and HCL content, such as HCL Compositions, HCL Comprehensions and HCL Language & Usage. Other than revision of vocabulary in school textbooks for both CL & HCL, students will be able to strengthen their knowledge in different idioms, poems, allusions (典故) and other cultural expressions, elevating students’ understanding of Chinese culture and ability to express themselves.

Composition & Comprehension Course
P3-P6

Composition & Comprehension Course is recommended for students who seek to pursue better Chinese results and is designed based on MOE’s latest syllabus and examinations format. Based on popular composition topics, this course trains students to write effectively, through learning the use of idioms, proverbs, common sayings, poems and wisdom quotes, enabling them to score well in their composition examinations. This course also aims to enhance students’ comprehension skills through effective practising of comprehensions, improving students’ comprehension skills and understanding of Chinese culture.

Oral & Listening Course
P6

With only eight lessons, this short-term course is specially designed for P6 students and is recommended as a crash course before PSLE. Through this course, students will learn the basic requirements and things to note for Reading Aloud (朗读短文), Video Conversation (看录像会话) and Listening. They will also practice reading aloud, watch videos and converse with the teacher extensively, grasping Oral & Listening techniques, in order to boost one’s examinations skills within a short span of time and score well.

Quick Help in Composition Course
P3-P4, P5-P6

This course is specially designed for students who are weak in composition-writing. There are two levels of classes, one for P3-P4, another for P5-P6. In this course, we will first guide students to write simple phrases and sentences based on pictures, then to combine the sentences into a paragraph, and eventually completing a composition. At the same time, we will teach students to write simple introduction and conclusion, descriptions of emotions and actions etc., to improve their composition results in the shortest time possible and build their confidence for examinations.

Hanzi800 Lessons
K2 & P1-P3

This is a short-term course specially designed by Mr Ann Jang Juan (Principal, HAN Language Centre), suitable for students of K2 to P3 to learn together in a class. Making use of iPads, students will be able to read and listen to 20 fun stories, learning over a thousand words with Chinese-English translation, and play interactive games on the iPads. After 10 physical lessons, students will be able to purchase another 20 Hanzi800 lessons online, learning a total of 40 lesson texts and 40 fun stories. Through repetitive learning, K2 students will be able to grasp 90% of P3 level’s words, while P1-P3 students will be able to recognise and read P4 level’s lesson text.   

Holiday Supplementary Course (Hanyu Pinyin or P1 Preparation Course
P1

To better fit the needs of students, we are offering Holiday Supplementary Courses during the school holidays, including Hanyu Pinyin, P1 Preparation Course (2 lessons of Hanyu Pinyin and 8 lessons of Character Recognition), and P2-P6 Composition & Comprehension Course.

For P1 students, learning Hanyu Pinyin is the key to enter the world of Chinese characters. Aligned to the current P1 textbook syllabus, this course helps to strengthen students’ character or word recognition skills.
 

Holiday Supplementary Course (Composition & Comprehension)
P2-P6

To better fit the needs of students, we are offering Holiday Supplementary Courses during the school holidays, including Hanyu Pinyin, P1 Preparation Course (2 lessons of Hanyu Pinyin and 8 lessons of Character Recognition), and P2-P6 Composition & Comprehension Course.

For P2-P6 students, they will be able to strengthen their composition and comprehension skills through this Holiday Supplementary Course and improve their examinations skills.

Secondary School Chinese Enrichment Course
S1-S4

In HAN Language Centre’s Secondary School Chinese Enrichment Course, we will be helping students of all levels to manage their school examinations.  Concurrently, we will incorporate the skills required in O-Level into each level, aiming to gradually improve attendees’ examinations skills. Apart from exam-relevant skills such as listening, speaking, reading and writing, students will also learn the beauty of the Chinese language and Chinese culture.