If your STARTALK student wants to continue learning Mandarin Chinese, consider classes at the Tidewater Chinese School located on the grounds of ODU's main campus in nearby Norfolk. Early registrants for Fall sessions (by 8/1) will receive a $20 discount. Download the flyer for details.
Students of Chinese will participate in an in-house field trip at Providence Elementary School today. STARTALK will provide an .authentic Chinese lunch and entertainment including traditional fan dancing, music, and folkloric instruments. Students will meet and interview members of the local Chinese heritage community using their newly acquired Mandarin Chinese language skills..
It is essential that students wear their Chinese STARTALK tee shirts for the field trip. Buses depart at 2:00 PM so plan accordingly to meet your student at the bus stop. Parent pick up will be at the side entrance by the cafetorium (site of Orientation Night). If you will be picking up your student, please arrive a few minutes prior to 2:00 PM dismissal to buses. Xie xie!