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Annual Events  

Harvard China Care: Children's Day Carnival
Date: Sunday, April 1, 2012, 1-5PM
Location: Penthouse of the SOCH (59 Shepard Street, Cambridge)          
Admission: COMPLETELY FREE!!!! Activities, games, food, and performances are also free!
For more information, visit http://www.hcs.harvard.edu

 Bentley University: China Family Connection
Date:
April 1, 2012 from 9:30am - 3:00pm
Location: Bentley University LaCava Center
175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02452
Registration at http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb113771526


Boston University & MIT: Dumpling Playgroups

Playgroups for children adopted from China
Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it           
For more information, visit: http://buccf.weebly.com/dumplings-playgroup.html

Schools

Tian Yue Academy of the Arts
Offers dance classes, including spring break and summer dance camps.
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: 617-780-4755

The Boston Chinese Folk and Classical Dance Troupe
Classes run every Saturday for all levels and ages!
Please see www.BostonChineseDance.org for more information.

Cambridge Center for Chinese Culture
Director: Ms. Kai Tao at 781.788.8558, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
http://www.bostoncccc.org/
411 Waverley Oaks RD, Building #2, Suite 214, Waltham, MA 02452
Home to: Little Wagon Early Education Center
Contact Paula Phipps or for more information go to http://www.littlewagon.org/

Children and Music in Chinese
Director: Ms. Pei-Chun Lin, at 508-333-2535, This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it www.childrenandmusic.com
Music/Movement, piano, flute, Chinese flute and voice classes for all ages, using Chinese language.
 
China Bridge for Education
Yong Li, Director
617.970.1769
7 Brook St., Quincy, MA
www.chinabridgeforeducation.org or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Chinese Academy of New England
90 Tyler Street, Boston, MA 02111
Telephone: 617.542.2578
Fax:  617.542.0926
 
Chinese School of Chinese Bible Church of Greater Boston
149 Old Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02421
Telephone: 781.863.1755
 
Chinese School of Chinese Bible Church of Greater Lowell
197 Littleton Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824
Telephone: 978.256.3889
     
English as a Second Language Tutors Needed at The Asian American Civic Association
For more info, email Walid Shoaib at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call him at
617- 426-9492 ext. 216.
     
GBCCA's Little Dragon Girls Troop Seeks New Dancers
Traditional Chinese dance classes: 2-3 Saturday mornings/month, October 15, 2005-June 10, 2006. Openings for beginners aged 5-6 years old and dancers 10 years and up with any prior (ballet to hip-hop) experience.
Go to www.gbcca.org for more information.
     
Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association
437 Cherry Street, West Newton, MA 02465
Telephone: 617.332.0377
Web Address: www.gbcca.org

Massachusetts Chinese School (MCS)
Director: Dr. Peng Yin
Newton Horace Mann Elementary School
687 Watertown St., Newton, MA  02460
Telephone: 781.275.8942
Offer various summer classes!
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web: www.masschineseschool.org

Kwong Kow Chinese School
87 Tyler Street
Boston, MA, 02111
Phone: 617-426-6716 / 617-678-3210           
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Web: http://www.kwongkow.org/


Tapes and Videos*
Follow Me Learning Chinese, Learning Express, Inc. 888.246.1860
www.learningchinese.com

Play and Learn Chinese With Mei Mei
website:  meimeiandme.com
Phone: 401.724.4440

 NEW!!

NiHai Chinese Culture Association --> Spring Chinese class beginning Feb 1, 2009.  All Levels (beginner to advances, for children and adults).  Convenient locations and experienced teachers!

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Website: www.NIHAO-USA.ORG

*Please note that this is a partial listing of various schools and services and as an agency, we do not necessarily endorse any school/product listed above. Instead, we encourage you to research each service on your own to determine the most appropriate for you and your family!

 

Phrases for Meeting People

Quick Lesson Tips: Chinese has four basic tones. Initally, do not worrry about them. Learn your vocabulary first. Once you learn the words, go back and practice with the tones.

Common Phrases for Meeting People

hello:  nínhăo  (neen-how)

good bye:  zàijiàn  (zi-jee-ahn)

good morning:  nín zăo  (neen)(zow)

good night:  wăn ān  (wahn)(an)

please:  qíng  (cheeng)

thank you:  xièxie  (ssee-eh-ssee-eh)

you’re welcome:  bú xiè  (boo)(ssee-eh)

How are you?  Nĭ hăo ma?  (nee)(how)(mah)

Well, thank you.  Hăo xièxie  (how)(ssee-eh-ssee-eh)

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