Morning Tree
Language Centre

Where kids develop a love for learning languages in a fun and engaging environment
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About Our Language School

Welcome to Morning Tree Language Centre Where Learning Has No Bounds.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become a leading provider of high-quality, reputable language education centre for students ages 3 to 14 who best excel in a challenging, fully immersive, enriching and hands-on environment.

Mission Statement

Our mission at Morning Tree Language Centre is to provide a rich and engaging multi-lingual learning experience full of imagination, creativity, discovery, and joy.

晨樹語言中心成立於2019年6月,我們的初衷旨在為母語為非中文的小朋友提供一個豐富有趣,寓教於樂的普通話學習環境。從不會講到開口說,從四個聲調到組詞造句,深入淺出,一個個互動的小遊戲,一次次登臺的自我表達,這些之前完全不懂中文的小朋友學會了拼音,認識了生字,读懂了餐厅的中文菜单,聽懂了成語的小故事。 我們見證了孩子的中文之旅,沒有沉重的死記硬背和家庭作業,學習中文其實是一個充滿未知與樂趣的探索過程,這也正是我們學習一門新的語言的意義所在,為我所用。

秉承這上述的理念,在新學年到來之際,我們也將陸續增設法文,粵語以及其他語言的課程。人的一生中有一個固定的時期比其他任何時期都更容易習得語言,3-12岁是這個區域的靈敏期,此時被存儲的語言會被大腦認為是"母語",很有可能很快掌握並靈活運用。語言魅力在於溝通,瞭解,表達,傳遞情感和態度,它是我們手中的魔法棒,叩響一扇扇門,接觸外面的世界,擁有不同的目光。

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Language Programs

We provide Mandarin, Cantonese, French and English Creative Writing classes.
Students can attend online or in-person at our Garden City Centre location in Richmond BC.
Contact us for more info or to register for classes.

Mandarin Classes

Ages 3 to 14.
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Cantonese Classes

Ages 3 to 14.
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French Classes

Ages 3 to 14.
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English Classes

Ages 3 to 14.
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Mandarin Summer Camp 2022

July 5th to August 19th
7 Weeks available

Ages 4 to 12

Fun Activities, Games, Crafts, Chinese Calligraphy, Movies & More
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French Summer Camp 2022

July 5th to August 19th
7 Weeks available

Ages 4 to 12

Fun Activities, Games, Crafts, Chinese Calligraphy, Movies & More
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Summer Term 2022 Class Schedules

(Online Zoom Class Schedule is also available upon request)

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Mandarin Classes

Academic Series & Speaking Series

(S) Speaking Series:
Preschool Mandarin

Designed for ages 3 to 5 years old preschoolers. Students will develop their listening and speaking skills through interactive games, children’s songs, rhythm movement to learn pin yin, spelling, and character recognition.
幼兒中文: 適合3-5歲初學者,通過遊戲,兒歌,音樂,律動來認識拼音,拼讀和識字,為之後中文學習打下基礎。

(S) Speaking Series:
Introduction to Mandarin

Perfect for ages 5 and up. Students will develop fundamental listening and conversational skills through Mandarin thematic learning, songs and interactive stories.
拼音入門: 適合5歲以上初學者,通過故事,歌曲和場景教學培養學生基本聽說交流。

(S) Speaking Series:
Mandarin Conversation

Suitable for children with fundamental listening and conversational skills. Students will build up a practical vocabulary pool to strengthen their fluency in spoken Mandarin. Class placements are assigned based on similar proficiency levels and ages.
中文對話:適合有中文聽說基礎,進一步加強日常口語交流,鍛煉口語表達和語言組織。課程設置以按照學生年齡和詞彙程度分班。

(A) Academic Series:
Pin Yin Foundation

This class is ideal for beginners looking to develop foundational skills in HanYu Pinyin, including Initials, Finals, Syllables and Tones. Students will also learn some foundational Chinese characters (Textbook/Workbook required).
拼音基礎:適合初學者系統學習漢語拼音,音節,聲調。需要購買課本和練習冊。

(A) Academic Series:
Mandarin Reading & Writing

This series is suitable for students who have a sound foundation of oral conversational skills in Mandarin. Students will gain new vocabulary for compositions and writing practice (Textbook/Workbook required).
中文讀寫:適合有一定拼音和中文詞彙量基礎,繼續加深中文語言組織,閱讀和寫作。需要購買課本和練習冊。

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Morning Tree Language Centre
8040 Garden City Rd, Unit 130,
Richmond, BC V6Y 2N9
(604) 285-5291

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Testimonials

At Morning Tree Language Centre, the teachers provide a fun learning environment using games, songs and cultural lessons to encourage one's language development. This class is great for all ages, I highly recommend this class for my own kids!

K. Ng
Out of all the after-school programs we signed up for our daughter, she loves the Mandarin class at Morning Tree Language Center the most. The teachers make each class fun and engaging. She can't wait until the next term.

T. Chuang
Anita has been very competent in tutoring children in Mandarin for several years. My grandchildren enjoy her classes and remain interested in learning more. I am very satisfied with my grandchildren's progress in Mandarin due to Anita's creative teaching method.

T. Hee
Anita is so good at what she does. She brings enthusiasm and fun to each and every class, and teaches our girls the practical language that makes them want to share their progress. They are non-Chinese speakers and they are learning useful words and phrasing to impress their grandparents! We are so happy with their interest in learning with Anita. Thank you!!

J. Ip
I was searching for a Chinese school for my daughter to learn Mandarin. I went to visit a couple of schools in Richmond. A friend told me about Morning Tree and it seemed different so I let my daughter try. I am so happy that my friend told me about it and my daughter really enjoys going! She has been attending for about 6 months now and is learning a lot. Anita does such an amazing job making the Mandarin classes fun and engaging. I highly recommend them!

K. Mar
My son has been with Morning Tree Language Centre for over 1 year now. He loves going there every week for his Mandarin and French classes because of their fun classroom environment. We are trying to speak more Mandarin at home, and we are glad to see his Mandarin conversation and vocabulary improved. We look forward to the new topics they teach this Winter term.

D. Hu

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What language classes do you offer?
    Morning Tree Language Centre currently offers Mandarin, Cantonese, French, English Creative Writing, and ELL classes.
  • How many students are in the group class?
    In the Reading/Writing group classes, we take up to 10 students. In the Conversational group classes, the maximum number of students is 8.
  • How long is each class?
    Group classes are usually 60 minutes. Some preschool group classes are 90 minutes.
  • What is the age group of the students?
    Our classes are designed for 3-15 year old students.
  • Do you take any child under 3 years old?
    We currently do not accept children under 3 years old.
  • Can I request a private class for a small group of friends who want to learn together?
    Yes, we do offer Small-Group classes based on our available time slots.
  • Are the classes in Chinese only? Will the teacher explain in English?
    The classes are taught in both English and Chinese.
  • Are there quizzes and tests?
    Yes, there are some small quizzes throughout the term. The final tests are usually conducted in a game format. For example, Kahoot!, Jeopardy, Bingo, and others.
  • Are there any prerequisites? Is there a placement test?
    We do require students registered for the Reading/Writing classes to schedule for a free assessment. Our Conversational classes are suitable for all levels of learners.
  • Will I need a textbook?
    You will only need the textbook and workbook if you are registered in the Academic Read/Writing Series. The cost of the set is approximately $70. It can be purchased at S.U.P. Bookstore, on Amazon, or at our centre.
  • Is franchising available?
    Please email us at morningtreelanguagecentre@gmail.com, we would love to chat with you.

COVID-19 Update

Updated: April 21, 2022

We recognize that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation around the world, this is an unprecedented time for everyone. The well-being of our students and staff remains our highest priority. The small class sizes at MTLC along with extra measures in place, you have our commitment to continue providing your families with a safe learning environment. We will continue to keep a close eye on the Provincial and Federal health authority announcement.

​Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

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