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Chinese Classes for Kids in Palo Alto & Mountain View, CA

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Cornerstone Learning Foundation:
Cornerstone Learning Foundation is committed to providing high-quality Mandarin Chinese language enrichment programs for children ages 3 and up, and we cater for all levels of proficiency. We have two locations: Palo Alto and Mountain View - both located in Santa Clara County in the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 20 years of teaching, administration and cutting edge Chinese Program Development experience, we are proud to offer a high quality mandarin program where students have fun while they are learning. Studying a foreign language enhances and improves a student's education while providing the foundation for further personal enrichment and a world view.

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Cornerstone Learning Foundation - Promoting Mandarin Chinese:

At Cornerstone, we strive to:

- Develop the ability to use Mandarin Chinese effectively for purposes of practical communication 
- Form a sound foundation for skills required for further study, work and leisure;
- Offer familiarity with and insights into the Chinese culture and civilization;
- Encourage exposure to and fuller integration into the local Chinese community, where relevant;
- Encourage positive attitudes toward Chinese language learning and towards speakers of other languages and a sympathetic and respectful approach to other cultures and civilizations;
- Provide enjoyment and intellectual stimulation.

Why Choose Cornerstone?

- Enjoyable, engaging and supportive Mandarin Chinese language learning environment
- Caring, professional teaching staff
- Low student to teacher ratio
- Systematic assessment to help students grow

How Do We Achieve Our Language Learning Goals?

- Innovative and immersive teaching approach
- Carefully selected teaching and learning material
- Teaching content tracks CA state foreign language learning standards
- Low teacher to student ratio
- Safe, inviting, rich Chinese cultural learning environment
- Individualized, systematic assessment of students to maximize learning and progress year round with building blocks for advanced studies
- Skillful, experienced teachers for all levels of age and proficiency
- Program details are available to applicants upon request

Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Courses for Kids Ages 3 & Up:

- Mandarin Kids (ages 3-4)
- Young 5 Mandarin Immersion (ages 4-5)
- After School Chinese (2, 3 & 5-day options available)
- Kindergarten Chinese
- Saturday Program
- Chinese Language Immersion Camp (Winter, Spring & Summer for Kindergarten - Age 5)

Enrolment Information:
We enroll students annually for each calendar school year. Fall registration for returning families begins in January and applicants are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Students on our waiting list may enroll in February on a first come, first served basis. Open enrollment begins in the third week of February and continues until our programs are full.

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Address: 4175 Manuela Ave, Palo Alto, California , USA
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Children in our course not only learn Mandarin, but also develop a strong educational foundation on which to build and grow. Our teachers guide the children and provide them with the social and academic skills to excel throughout their future.

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Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Programs:

- Ages: 2-6 years
- Maximum Number of Students: 12
- Student/Teacher Ratio: 6:1
- Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
- Weekly Tuition: Available upon request
English Camps for International Students - San Francisco
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If you are searching for a quality English language camp in the USA for your child or teenager, look no further than an accredited English language school in the beautiful Bay Area of California.

Our summer and winter English camps combine language classes with exciting afternoon and weekend activities.

Conveniently located in the Financial District of Downtown, San Francisco provides Junior English Language Adventure Programs for kids and teens ages 10-17, and Leader in Training Programs for young adults ages 17-21.

Connect with other similarly-aged students from all over the world in our international camps. Make amazing life-long friendships, learn about other cultures while practicing your newly-acquired English language skills.
Junior English Language Adventure Programs:
• Duration: 1-7 weeks in summer; 1-4 weeks in winter
• Age requirement: For students ages 10-17 (13-17 years for homestay)
• Language Levels: Any level
D'Angon Academy English Camp
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D'Angon Academy for Language Acquisition provides summer English camps in California for children ages 3-16 as well as academic year, English immersion homestay programs for children entering 4th-8th Grade.

Our programs combine quality English classes with fun excursions to popular tourist destinations that allow our students to experience American culture and practice their English language skills.

Located just 50 miles south of Los Angeles, 80 miles north of San Diego, and 6 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, the city of Irvine is rated one of the safest cities of its size in the United States.

Homestay students reside in a home with a local family, and attend the prestigious Montessori on the Lake school in Lake Forest, CA. 

All of our students return home with noticeably stronger English skills. They will have confidence in their ability to read, write, speak and listen in English.

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Thanks to our ESL programs, our students experience American culture in a way that will contribute to their future academic success. They will have fun and make new friends from around the world!
Academic Year ESL Immersion Homestay Program:
For high-achieving students entering 4th – 8th Grade

- This homestay program is for a minimum of 2 weeks and a maximum of 10 months. 

- Designed as a preparation for students who likely attend high school or university in the U.S.

Summer English Language Camps:
1-week camps for children ages 3-16 & ESL Groups

- English language classes for 3-4 hours each morning

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i-Immersion Institute
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With school locations in San Mateo and San Jose, we offer high-quality Mandarin immersion preschool courses for students ages 10 months - 4 years, General Mandarin language solutions for PreK - Grade 8 students, and Chinese After School courses for students in TK - Grade 5.

The Kuo siblings- Alice, Stephen, and Michael started out providing Mandarin, writing, math, and science lessons at students' homes.

Alice, i-Immersion's DIrector with over 8 years of teaching experience, was committed to bringing the Kuo's lively and interactive teaching style to more kids and families, and founded i-Immersion in the spring of 2007.

Today, i-Immersion has served over 600 families in over 20 San Francisco Bay Area communities in the Mandarin immersion language. The Kuo's are continuing their legacy by empowering new community leaders and educators who share their vision.
Mandarin Immersion Preschool Courses:
- Ages 10 months - 4 years

This class aims at improving children's:
- Preschool Learning Foundations
- Social & Emotional Development
- Physical Development & Health
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General Mandarin Immersion Courses:
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Viva el Español, East Bay
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We believe that learning a foreign language in the pre-school, elementary school, and formative years is an essential part of a child's education and development. Today's children need to be prepared to live and work in a global context.

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- Elementary and Middle School Program (1st-8th Grade)
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Mandarin Kids Tutoring
Courses / Programs
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Mandarin Chinese Language Classes:

- Pre-K Chinese Immersion
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