Huaxia Chinese School (HXCS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching Chinese language (Mandarin) and Chinese culture classes using simplified Chinese characters and Pin Yin (Chinese phonic system). Being the largest of its kind in the United States, the school consists of 19 branches, serving over 7,000 students in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut areas.
HXCS admits students aged 4 and up of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It dose not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administrated programs.
COURSE OFFERED - CHINESE
• Chinese for students with Chinese background: beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels
• Chinese as Secondary Language (CSL)
CHINESE CULTURAL CLASSES
• Chinese painting and calligraphy
• Chinese martial arts and Tai Chi (Tai Ji)
• Chinese Knotting and Handcrafts
• Folk Singing and Dancing.
HXCS regularly organizes speech and writing competitions as a way to encourage students to practice what they learn in the classroom. The language skills of the students are also tested every year through graduation exams.
Each year HXCS organizes a special conference for teachers from all branches. Seminars and demonstrations are given by HXCS’s senior teachers and guest speakers, who cover the topics of pre-school language teaching, textbook selection, effective class skills and culture class teaching. HXCS issues certificates to qualified teachers as a way to recognize their teaching credentials and experience.
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