Elementary School Chinese 1Elementary School Chinese 1 (Middlebury)

This introductory Chinese course provides a fun and interactive introduction to the Chinese language. The content for each unit is based on an authentic story, myth or legend from Chinese culture. Although the course focuses on vocabulary acquisition, basic grammar principles are intuitively grasped through stories, games, activities and assessments. In addition, students learn to perform simple tasks in connection with each unit's theme. Students will:

  • Become comfortable with the sounds and rhythms of Chinese
  • Learn simple Chinese characters
  • Begin to read, write, speak and listen for meaning in Chinese
  • Learn more about Chinese culture

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Eligible Packages

Middlebury elementary school electives are only available to students enrolled in the Silver, Silver Premium, Gold, and Diamond packages.

Prerequisite: None
Offered to Grades 3-5: 1 Year

Which Support Package Is Right For You? Compare Options.

Tuition Package Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Grades 3-5: Chinese*, French, German*, Spanish (Middlebury) $750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
Grades 6-8: Chinese (Mandarin)*, French, German*, Latin*, Spanish (Middlebury) $750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
Grades 9-12: French, Spanish (Ignitia)
Grades 9-12: Chinese (Mandarin)*, French, AP French*, German*, Latin*, Spanish, AP Spanish* (Middlebury) $750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year

*Middlebury FueldEd course; response times may vary

Additional payment (if applicable) is due within 30 days of enrollment. The Accounting Department will reach out via email to arrange a payment.

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