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 President Hu Jintao and Madam Wu Yi, in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China.
Four talented 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 national 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 the CESS program.
Took over two decades and more, Beijing Mandarin has completed the publication and distribution of My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 the range of non-native language textbooks aimed at early childhood teaching and learning. This is a complete range of Pre K-G5 children’s Chinese course instructional materials. It covers 32 themes of “I Can Speak 我会说” textbooks and flashcards the “Vocabulary 1-2-3 日用词句卡” which are specially used to cultivate the Chinese listening and speaking skills for young learners; its “I Can Read 我会认”, “I Can Write 我会写” and the “Character1-2-3 偏旁字干卡”, especially used to cultivate young learners Chinese reading and writing skills.
My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 has been compiled our frontier teaching experience over the last 20 years. And all content comes from the frontier teaching team of Beijing Mandarin. Each of its sub-series of listening, speaking, reading, and writing has its own specializations, as well as mutual coherence and support, making it a set of textbooks that can be used as elementary Chinese courses for regular schools and is also very suitable for Chinese courses taught by overseas families. The “Spoken Words and Sentence Cards” covering 32 topics and the “Random Chinese Character Cards” are important and convenient learning tools for junior and high school students and beginners. They are the best choice for teachers who teach beginners in middle and high schools. The extended graded reading comprehension series of the My Fun Chinese, I Can Read graded ReadWorks.
Starting from the year 2013, My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 instruction range has been showcased in the NCLC (National Chinese Language Conference in the US), Hong Kong Book Fair, London Book Fair, Frankfurt Book Fair, ACTFL in the US, and among others. It has been used in many international schools and distributed in many well-known bookstores worldwide. For more information, please visit the link here https://www.beijingmandarin.com/publications/.
In July 2020, following our researched-based teaching My Fun Chinese 苗乐汉语 its near-native version – Inquiry of Chinese 中文探索 has been published and distributed in Hong Kong. The Inquiry of Chinese 中文探索 is specially designed for overseas Chinese youngest. It consists of 32 books which are binder-ed for Green books 1-8 (My First Life), Red books 1-8 (My First Activities), Blue Books 1-8 (My First Schooling), and Purple books 1-8 (My First Community). The teacher can join the Inquiry of Chinese series together with the My Fun Chinese resources for an easier differentiated and scaffold Instruction and Blended Learning.
For teachers and parents who wish to know about our publications, please please feel free to contact us at info@BeijingMandarin.com. We will be more than happy to serve you the best.
In 1992, the BM language centre humble begins in Wanchai downtown, Hong Kong.
In 1996, the 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.
Started from the year 2001, BM has handed the Chinese program projects for international schools. The practices have consistently broadened and enriched 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 organized by the Hanban, our Mandarin Made Fun wins the third prize. The award was presented by Confucius Institute Headquarters (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 the year 2013, the Chinese Character Alphabet 汉字字母表© has been officially registered in China.
In Feb 2012, the BM head centre was honored 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 a great compliment of “blank filling with the systematic theory”. During their stay period, we were very grateful that we co-organized with Ms. Cathy Zhang, headteacher of Chinese International School (CIS), the training seminar taught by professor LIU Xun on 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 at the 2013 Taiwan International Conference of Association of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language.