Chinese Chatter Ages: 7 +


Ages: 7+
Skill Level: Basic

Ratio Guarantee:
 10 students per instructor
Prerequisite: Age only

Course Description

This is a basic course for beginners, including introduction of phonetics and daily expressions. After taking this class, learners can have a basic understanding of Daily Words used in Chinese Mandarin and make very basic conversations of daily living such as exchanging personal information, talking about daily arrangements and food, asking about price, introducing the city and the weather, telling your hobbies etc. Selected topics and situations come from real life scenarios and can be used for everyday communications. In addition to the dialogues, the selection of reading materials and practice activities will make the content as rich and varied as possible, in order to stimulate the learners’ interests. This is an elementary course on Chinese speaking. The learners don’t need to study Chinese characters, so it is easier to follow.

What Will Students Take Home?

Each student will go home with new basic language skill and photos of their learning session.

Top Skills Gained

Conceptual Skills Development

  • Who Are You?
  • When Do You Go To School?
  • What Do You Like to Eat?
  • I Like Shopping!
  • Which city do you live in?
  • How About the Weather?
  • What is Your Hobby?

Skills Development

  • New Language Skill
  • Basic listening and basic Speaking

STEM & 21st Century Skills Development

  • Logical Skills
  • Critical Thinking


Discover what sets our teaching style apart.

8:1 Staff Ratio Guarantee

We guarantee small class sizes, with a maximum of 8 students per instructor. At Robotics Labs, our teaching philosophy is premised on personalization—your path, at your pace. Passionate, adult-only instructors guide you through tailored curriculum with one-on-one teaching. The immersive environment is ideal for fostering creativity and allowing you to reach your potential.

All-Adult Staff

Our entire staff is comprised of adults ages 18 and over. We believe you learn best from adults who have mastered their technology skills. Some of our instructors are tech industry professionals. Others are graduate and undergraduate students majoring in the fields of Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, App Design, and other related fields. We’re extremely selective when it comes to our summer staff.

Friday Open House for Families

On the last day of camp, instructors present each student with a personalized Robotics Labs certificate and recap students’ key accomplishments. Afterwards, students show their families what they spent the week learning!

Other Activities

Students can expect a common-sense mix of instruction, breaks, social time and other creative, age-appropriate activities.