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The Chinese Language Mother Tongue Fortnight is being held from 16 January to 27 January. The objectives of this programme are:

 1. To enable students to be active learners in learning about Chinese Culture through the appreciation of Traditional Chinese folk art and performances.

2. To nurture students to be proficient users of Chinese Language by giving them the environment and opportunity to apply the knowledge learnt.

The activities lined up for the respective levels:

P1 - P2

P3 - P4

P5 - P6

Introduction to 快板 kuai ban (bamboo talk)

It is a form of oral storytelling performance that is popular in northern China. The name refers to bamboo clappers, a set of small bamboo boards, which the performer rattles to produce an accompanying beat.

Introduction to Chinese yo-yo扯铃 (diabolo)

Diabolos evolved from the Chinese yo-yo, which was originally standardized in the 12th century. Chinese yo-yos have a longer axle with discs on either end, while the diabolo has a very short axle and larger, round cups on either end.

Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting 水墨画

It was one of the "Four Arts" of the Chinese Scholar-official class. This was an art practiced by gentlemen, a distinction that begins to be made in writings on art from the Song dynasty. Students learn to appreciate Chinese Painting works.

Kuai Ban

P1: Students to use kuai ban to perform about Chinese New Year

P2: Students to use kuai ban to perform about Chinese Zodiac

“Happy Diabolo”

P4: Students learn about the fundamental tricks and styles of Chinese yo-yo and practised the movements with music.

Chinese Fan painting

P5 & P6: Students learn about the skills and characteristics of traditional Chinese paintings. Students learn how to do Chinese painting on Chinese fans.