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Why should my child learn Chinese Mandarin?

With the raise of China as the world’s economic power house, there are so many reasons for your child to start learning Mandarin Chinese as early as possible. Not only will she/he gets to know a very important culture and build on her/his intercultural competence, it is also a proven fact that her/his grasp of a language is at its best when she/he starts learning it at an early age. Finally, young children who learn several languages tend to display later in life a high level of performance and strong skills in different areas.

What is LittleMandarin Chinese School®?

LittleMandarin Chinese School® is a brand owned by Mandarin Education GmbH. Mandarin Education GmbH’s primary goal is to foster an understanding of Chinese culture and language and the exchange of the Chinese and the Swiss (and European) culture. The emphasize is laid on the integral rapprochement of the different cultures. Mandarin Education GmbH regularly works on projects together with local swiss institutions.

LittleMandarin Chinese School specializes in providing an immersive and fun learning environment using an unique teaching methodology whereas children get a natural access to the Chinese language and culture. Immersive teaching means that teachers almost always speak Mandarin Chinese to the students during the lesson.

LittleMandarin is currently operating in 7 teaching locations and 4 different Cantons in Switzerland. In our time table you can find the currently offered classes and locations. LittleMandarin focuses mainly on classes, holiday camps and other cultural events. Cultural activities help children and parents to put the language in a cultural context. All of our teachers (Chinese natives with teaching experience and/or teaching related educational background) are instructed through training sessions and observation of actual lessons guarantee a unified teaching quality.