In 2001, Beijing Mandarin started to handle the Chinese language intercultural projects by working with CESS (China Education Services, BM’s affiliated company based in Beijing, China).
The first project is: entrusted and endorsed by the Children Centre of China and the National CCTV Channel 1, Beijing Mandarin responses to choose an excellent children program in Hong Kong SAR to participate the TV show for celebrating the Children Festival on 1 June, 2001 in front of the president Hu Jingtao and Madam Wu Yi, in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China.
Four talent children were chosen from the Lingnan Primary School and performed the show “Happy Start” in front of the National Leader Mr. Hu Jintao, Ms. Wu Yi and among 4000 other guests from all over China. The show was broadcasted by the CCTV Channel 1 worldwide on the day.
Since then after, BM working with the CESS closely, has been organized the immersion programs, Chinese families home-stay and language camps in cities Shanghai, Beijing, Xi’an and Shenzhen in China. Please contact us for more information about CESS program.
In summer 2002, invited by Hong Kong International School (HKIS 香港国际学校), BM organized the Chinese programs for its summer camp 2002.
After the summer, BM participated its afterschool Mandarin program in the school year 2002-2004. BM gained invaluable experience in teaching non-native Chinese speaking children and received the great reputation from peers, students and parents. At the end of the programs, it was great pleasure that BM receives the complimentary letter issued by the headmaster Dr. William B. Wehrenberg.
During 2003-2005, invited by Hong Kong Victoria Educational Organization (香港维多利亚教育机构) BM organized and conducted the School Mandarin Program for its 8 kindergartens cross Hong Kong Island.
2004-2005, invited by the Diocesan Girls’ School (Hong Kong) 香港拔萃女书院 BM organized its after School Mandarin Program in its campus.
In 2005, invited by the American International School (Hong Kong) 香港美国国际学校, our head teacher Laura Wang demonstrated classes successfully for its P4-6 students more than 200 students and its’ Chinese teacher team.
In March 2013, My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 range – I Can Read 我会认series, I Can Write 我会写 series and flashcard Characters 1-2-3 officially published in Hong Kong.
In July 2014, My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 range – I Can Speak 我会说 series with the CDs and flashcard sets 词句卡 Vocabulary 1-2-3 officially published in Hong Kong.
Starting from year 2013, My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 instruction range has been showcased in the NCLC (National Chinese Language Conference in US), Hong Kong Book Fair, London Book Fair, Frankfurt Book Fair, ACTFL in US, and among others. It has being used in many international schools and distributed in many well-known bookstores worldwide. For more information, please visit the link here http://www.beijingmandarin.com/publications/
In 1992, BM language centre humble begins in Wanchai downtown, Hong Kong.
In 1996, BM branch centre stemmed humble begins in Chun Hom Kok, Repulse Bay area, Hong Kong.
In 1998, the first student (a French boy) got his A* in the IGCSE Chinese examination after 5 years twice a week tuition solely with Beijing Mandarin starting at his age of 9.
In 2000, BM fully launched its Young Learns Chinese pipelines program in Hong Kong. Since then the YLC program has highlighted BM’s professional instruction development in the field.
Started from year 2001, BM has handed the Chinese program projects for the international schools. The practices have consistently broadened and enrich our knowledge and expertise in both Chinese education instruction and intercultural language tuition development.
In Sept 2014 in the International Chinese Language Teaching Case Competition organised by the Hanban, our Mandarin Made Fun wins the third prize. The award was presented by Confucius Institute Headquarter (Hanban) in Beijing, China and it is a great honor for Beijing Mandarin.
In 2005, BM originated the Chinese Character Alphabet 汉字字母表©and has adopted it since then for BM’s classes. In the same year, the Inverted Pyramid of Basic Character Chart has been created. In year 2013 the Chinese Character Alphabet 汉字字母表© has been officially registered in China.
In Feb 2012, BM head centre was honoured by the advent of prestigious professor LIU Xun from Beijing Language and Culture University and the chief editor Ms Hou Ming from Joint Publishing (H.K.). They jointly examined and assessed BM’s instruction materials My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 range and the Chinese Character Alphabet 汉字字母表©. The My Fun Chinese苗乐汉语range receives their highly compliments of “blank filling with systematic theory”. During their stay period we were very grateful that we co-organized with Ms. Cathy Zhang, head teacher of Chinese International School (CIS), the training seminar taught by professor LIU Xun in the CIS campus.
In Dec 2012, the SREM© language learning theory announced and shared with 北语研究生教师团队in Beijing Language and Culture University and in 武汉大学国家汉推基地. In 2013, the SREM© language learning theory has been published in 2013 Taiwan International Conference of Association of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language.