Chinese Programs

Germantown Academy offers public group language classes for both children and adults. Trained teachers introduce Mandarin words and phrases while highlighting China's rich culture and history. Email us for more details or sign up today! 

Classes start September 10, 2016 and are scheduled for a full year, but semester options are available. 

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A Family Discount is available for siblings or parent and child. Use coupon code FAMILY10 during checkout. 

Youth Classes
For students in 1st through 6th Grades (Fall 2016)
Saturdays 9:30-11:30am and Tuesdays 6:30-8pm

Adult Classes
For beginners and novices age 14 and up
Tuesdays 6:30-8pm

Advanced Conversation
Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm
Requires teacher approval

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Germantown Academy is proud to partner with Hanban, the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, to offer youth and adult classes in Mandarin language and culture.

Germantown Academy also serves as a Chinese Testing Center, offering official YCT and HSK tests for individuals and schools.

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Chinese New Year Celebration 2016
Happy Year of the Monkey!

Today @ GA News Article
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Chinese New Year Celebration 2015
On Saturday, February 21, 2015, the Germantown Academy community celebrated Chinese New Year with performances, activities, and a delicious lunch! It was a great day of collaboration and celebration. Happy Year of the Sheep! 

News article from the Ambler Gazette
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Confucius Institute Day
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Confucius Institute, GA's partner in providing Chinese cultural and language instruction, celebrated their 10th anniversary this year. GA students put on skits and songs in honor of this milestone! 

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Classroom Assignments

Youth Classes meet in the Lower School classrooms in McLean Hall (34).

Adult Classes meet in the Confucius Classroom in the Administration Building (33).

Testing is administered in the Confucius Classroom in the Administration Building (33).

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