Quick Facts

The School

  • Located in the heart of Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Serves children 2 years to 5 years old
  • Classes are daily M-F, 8:45am - 11:45am, Sept to Jun (optional extended hours till 1:45pm available daily)
  • Summer program runs four weeks in June and four weeks in July, 9am-12pm, M-F daily
  • Classes 85/15 in Mandarin Chinese/English
  • No prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese required

The Staff

  • Mandarin Chinese Teacher/Administrative Director is certified in Childcare Management by New York University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University (B.A. in economics).

The Language

  • Children are born bilinguals and multilinguals.
  • Complexity of Mandarin Chinese language makes it essential for instruction to start as early as possible in life, with lessons as frequently as possible.
  • Correct pronunciation is critical in Mandarin Chinese-speaking, since Mandarin Chinese is a tonal language. Early learners have the advantage of picking up correct pronunciations much more so than later learners.