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CHINESE DEPARTMENT

CHINESE TEACHERS
Mdm HO SIEW MIN 
SH MT (CL)

Miss Law Kim Hwee
SENIOR TEACHER (CL)

Mrs Tay Mei Leng 
Mdm Tan Hoon Hoon 
Mdm Lim Pei Yee
Mdm Huang Cong
Mrs Koh Tze-Han
Miss Lee Hui Jun
Miss Phang Shiak Chien
Miss Ren Yanjie
Miss Tan Huan Xuan Tiffany
Mdm Goh Ying Shan 
Miss Tong Siew Poh
Mdm Tan Mui Seok 
Miss Yang Xiting Sherry
Miss Ng Li Hoon
MIss Serene Chua Meng Hwei
Miss Meng Yuqi



CHINESE KEY PROGRAMMES

Daily Reading Programme (P1 to P6)

Children love to listen to stories. For 15 minutes every day, Chinese teachers will read aloud to the pupils. For higher ability pupils, pupils will conduct independent reading sessions. The objective of the programme is to develop students’ love for reading, while exposing them to the language. 

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Chinese Learning Journeys [ P1 To P3 ]

P1 to P3 Chinese students will go for a learning journey trip every year. The trip aims to provide an authentic learning experience for P1 to P3 students. The content of the trip is in line with the Chinese curriculum. During the learning journey, the students will complete an activity booklet. After the trip, a post-trip assessment will be conducted.  

Level
Venue
Post-learning Assessment
P1
Health Promotion Board
Dialogue
and Presentation
P2
Farmart Centre
Dialogue and Presentation
P3
Jurong Bird Park
Composition


P1 Learning Journey to Heath Promotion Board

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P2 Learning Journey to Farmart Centre

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P3 Learning Journey to Jurong Bird Park

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Chinese Speech and Drama (P1 P2)

The Chinese Speech and Drama lessons are conducted for 10 sessions during curriculum time. The lesson complements with what they are learning in the Chinese curriculum. The objective of the programme is to build up the students’ ability to speak with confidence in Chinese and bring out their desire to communicate in Mandarin 

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Learning Writing Skills through Modeling (P3 and P4 School Based Curriculum)

Writing skills are break down into bite-size learning points. Each learning point is supported with activities and models how to use the skills through examples or model essays. The students are expected to use the writing skills in subsequent composition. They will conduct self or peer assessment on their ability to use the skills using a checklist. 

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Chinese Scholar Class ( P3 to P6

Our school has started Chinese Scholar Class, with the goal of bringing our pupils’ Chinese literacy level to a new height and allowing them to understand more about the Chinese history and culture. Our school will offer Chinese Scholar Class to pupils with high ability in the language starting from Primary 3. 
The programme for Chinese Scholar Class includes exposure to the following: 
P3: Speech & Drama cum Creative Writing, Calligraphy and Chinese Painting 
P4: Comic Drawing cum Creative Writing, Bean Art, Seal Carving and Chinese Chess 
P5: Little Reporters cum Translation, Chinese Opera and “GO” game 
P6: Crosstalk

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Taiwan Immersion Trip (Selected P5 Scholar Class Students)

Since 2007, we have been collaborating with Zhi Qing Elementary School to organize immersion programme for our pupils. We would like our pupils to be immersed in an environment where Mandarin is the dominant language so as to enhance their Chinese oral and listening skills. Pupils will have a chance to visit Taiwan and study in Zhi Qing Elementary for about a week. 

Pupils who are involved in this trip will post their reflections on the following blog: http://www.tkptaiwanimmersion.blogspot.com/

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Chinese Parent Workshop (P1 and P2)
With the spirit of working in collaboration with parents, Tanjong Katong Primary School conducts a Chinese workshop yearly for parents with the aim of helping them understand the different components of comprehension as well as learn basic strategies so that they can help their child at home. 

Teachers in Tanjong Katong Primary School share their experience of teaching comprehension skills as well as provide suggestions on the use of character cards to parents in order for them to engage their child effectively in learning at home. 

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