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April 2018

Mandarin by Ms. Gong – Beginner

April-23 to June-25, 2018 from 6:15 pm to 7:45 pm
Board Room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Curiosity in Chinese culture and Mandarin are all you need to join this beginner class. This course is for students of any background! Come to Ms. Gong's class with a binder and a pen. She will provide useful class handouts. By the end of this course, you will be able to greet others, introduce yourself and handle basic daily conversation in authentic Mandarin! You will be able to count numbers in Mandarin, identify Chinese currency, know famous Chinese cities /…

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Mandarin by Ms. Gong – Intermediate

April-23 to June-25, 2018 from 7:45 pm to 9:15 pm
Board Room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

If you've already mastered Pinyin (the Chinese Phonetic system), you can now brush up your Mandarin conversational skills. In this class, you will build up your vocabulary and learn common expressions for daily living. You will learn the 12 animal signs in the Chinese calendar. Ms. Gong will teach you numerous synonyms and antonyms. Also, cross-culture training will help you to understand Chinese traditions, taboos, preferences and festivals. You will be taught how to handle various special situations, for example…

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Mandarin by Ms. Gong – Advanced

April-26 to June-21, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

"Ni hao!" By adding on more popular "spices" to your Mandarin skills such as idioms, slangs and wise expressions, you'll gain much more confidence in handling Mandarin conversations deeply and widely. You will also become a lot more familiar with Mandarin grammar and phrases. This class will polish you so that you sound like an expert Mandarin speaker. If you have an interest in learning Chinese characters you will have the opportunity to do so in this class! $19.05 drop…

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May 2018

Hearing Health

May-2 to May-2, 2018 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Topics covered include: Recognizing the early signs of hearing loss and the importance of early detection. Knowing the link between hearing loss and dementia as well as types of hearing loss Information will be clear and easy to understand. This seminar will be of particular interest for those 55+. Please pre-register.

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English Corner

May-6 to June-24, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Board Room, 2690 Larch Street
Vancouver, BC V6K 4K9 Canada

Effective communication of both your thoughts and feelings are essential for leading a successful life in a new place. English Corner is organized to give participants the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings by offering engaging discussion topics and opportunities for fellowship. Come and gain confidence communicating in English. No class May 20.

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