Enrol now for 2018 placement in these popular classes.

Whether you want your learners to get a taste for Asian Culture, or want your whole class or year group to study for the year, we offer a range of online Asian language classes to suit their needs.  

Tagalog Programme with Rosmini College

This class is unique in that it is being taught by senior Filipino students attending Rosmini College.  The students have been developing their teaching skills this year and the class has proven to be very popular, with several classes now running.  The school is also now connecting with Ashburton College for a Virtual Merienda. 

Mandarin Programme with Laoshi Lisa Wang (Google Classroom)

Beginner and extension classes in Mandarin Chinese. Students will have the opportunity to understand and use familiar expressions and everyday vocabulary. The focus is on speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Chinese and understanding aspects Chinese culture. Topics covered include; self-introduction, family, numbers, classroom expressions, colours, food and drink. Students will use the language through interaction, games and songs.  

Mandarin Programme Overview

Mandarin 5 Week Culture Taster

In the 5 week taster programme, students will have the opportunity to explore some Chinese language and culture through various activities such as dialogue, role play, songs, craft and games. Each week we will have a language focus including some relevant Chinese culture when it is appropriate. Materials should be prepares and ready to use for the craft of the day. 

Mandarin Culture Overview

Korean Programme with Seonsaeng Sunny Yang (Google Classroom)

Sunny introduces children to the basics of Korean language and an understanding of Korean culture.

Korean Programme Overview

Korean 5 Week Culture Taster

This shorter programme gives students a glimpse and exciting Korean culture and the language skills to be able to introduce themselves in Korean.

Korean Culture Overview

Japanese Programme with Sensei Shona Salomen and Sensei Olivia Graham

Students will have the opportunity to understand and use familiar expressions and everyday vocabulary. The focus is on speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Japanese and understanding aspects of Japanese culture. Topics covered include: self-introduction, family, numbers, school life, colours, and food. Students will use the language through personal interaction, videos, and tasks.

Japanese Programme Overview

Japanese 5 Week Culture Taster

This shorter programme gives students a taste of Japanese culture and the language skills to be able to introduce themselves in Japanese.

Japanese Culture Overview  

Korean Connections with Geoff Wood

Geoff from Rosmini College leads our global connections between Asian Schools and our NZ schools. Connections are established with schools in Korea, Geoff facilitates the activities and manages the communications, so that you can come along with your students and join in - EASY! See Understanding SOUTH KOREA with words, giggles and song. Contact Geoff to participate gwood@rosmini.school.nz

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Contact us at primary@vln.school.nz if you have any questions or queries. 

VLN Primary enrolment and membership costs apply.