Mon Sheong Foundation Chinese School – Our Mission

Our aim is to teach the Chinese language, both written and oral, and foster an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture within our multicultural society and Mon Sheong spirit.

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Chinese School 2022-2023 Registration is Open

Mon Sheong Foundation Chinese School will offer both in-person and virtual classes for the 2022 – 2023 school year. We will continue to offer a high quality, innovative and immersive learning experience! Registration is now open and students aged three and above are welcome to enroll.

Chinese school has accumulated many years of classroom teaching experience, effectively improving students’ Chinese standard and enhancing their understanding of Chinese culture. In Chinese classes, teachers will use interesting teaching materials, such as some animated stories to improve the students’ learning motivation, and they will even adopt some diversified activities in the classroom, such as doing actions, group discussions, playing games, etc., to conduct lessons in a lively and interactive way. In addition, a rich of cultural activities are organized, including art competitions, Lunar New Year celebrations, recitation performances and so on that students could deepen their understanding of Chinese culture and heritage.

The Mathematics Program is designed by experienced teachers to help students excel in Ontario’s Mathematics curriculum and EQAO tests. Course materials are created to challenge students and improve their problem solving skills, enabling them to handle difficult topics with confidence and ease. Children’s Olympiad Initiation Class is specially recommended which is a tailor designed course. In order to stimulate students’ interest in mathematics, we aim at early mathematical concepts and numeracy, and adopt a unique approach, such as mathematical games and teaching aids, which are suitable for children aged 4 to 5 years old.

For online classes, teachers use Google Meet to conduct real-time class. They use the Google Classroom platform to distribute learning materials, collect students’ homework, and give timely feedback to enable students to improve their learning as well. Teachers will also make good use of online resources, such as Wordwall, Kahoot, Quizlet, Toytheater, NearPod, etc., combining with suitable pedagogy. This is not only to enrich the teaching content, but also through different kinds of games, enhance students’ learning motivation, learning interest and efficiency.

In the new school year, the school has a wide range of in person and online courses, including singing Chinese class (Cantonese and Putonghua), Happy Hanyu Pinyin class (Putonghua), Chinese class, conversation class (Cantonese and Putonghua) and mathematics class. We are sure to meet the needs of different students and parents. For more details about our Chinese and math courses, please check the course overview.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at chineseschool@monsheong.org, 1-866-369-4528 or 905-883-6541.

In-Person Courses

E-Learning Courses

The Chinese School has developed its own curriculum and program materials. Presently, the Chinese School offers Chinese (Cantonese) Program, Chinese Putonghua (Mandarin) Program, Conversational Cantonese Program, Conversational Putonghua (Mandarin) Program, Mathematics, Putonghua Intense Course, English and Cultural Programs.

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Chinese Cantonese Program

The Chinese Cantonese program offers 13 grades, accepting students aged 3 and above. Students in junior grades learn about pronunciation, writing, sentence structure, singing, and customs; while senior students receive training in essay writing, calligraphy, literature, geography, and history.

Chinese Putonghua (Mandarin) Program

The Chinese Putonghua (Mandarin) program adopts Putonghua as the medium of teaching and offers 13 grades, accepting students aged 3 and above. The pinyin phonetic system and simplified Chinese characters are used to teach Putonghua. Teachers help the students learn the language in a cheerful environment by adopting a lively and interactive approach.

Conversational Cantonese Program

To suit the needs of English-speaking students, textbooks come with English translation and Cantonese phonetic system (Yale Romanization). Students learn about Cantonese pronunciation, conversation, sentence structure and singing. It is hoped that students can easily apply the vocabulary they have learned and use Chinese language naturally.

Conversational Putonghua (Mandarin) Program

Students are assigned to different classes according to their proficiency in Putonghua. To suit the needs of local students, textbooks from Beijing Language and Culture University supplemented by teaching notes prepared by our teachers are used. The standard pinyin phonetic system and simplified characters are also adopted for instruction.

Math Wonderkid

With the goal of inspiring students’ mathematical interest and establishing early mathematical concepts and numerical computing capabilities, unique methods such as mathematical games and teaching aid exercises are adopted. Ideal for children from 4 to 5 years. (Level: 1 – 2)

Mathematics Program

Mathematics program for Gr. 1 to Gr. 12 is formulated on the basis of the Mathematics curriculum laid down by the Ontario Ministry of Education, as well as EQAO oriented. To enhance and reinforce learning, program materials are specially developed to include three major components in each chapter, namely “Key Notes”, “Examples” and “Practice”. Assignments and exercises are given out in class, which are relatively more intense and of a higher level of difficulty than the Ontario curriculum. This helps students upgrade their problem-solving skills so that they can tackle difficult topics with ease.

Pinyin Class

Pinyin is a tool for learning Putonghua, and it is an indispensable tool for further improving Putonghua pronunciation and self-learning Putonghua. The Pin Yin Lesson turns boring and difficult traditional Pinyin teaching into a simple and fun learning experience. It allows students to quickly grasp writing and Chinese Pinyin skills, as well as establish a good foundation for learning Chinese.

Teaching Chinese through songs

Singing is an amusing way to educate through entertainment. Edutainment, students not only enjoy it, but also learn the language through singing, fosters self-confidence, corrects pronunciation, learns common words, and cultivates students’ cross-cultural awareness. It is an effective way to learn a language.

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2021-2022 School Calendar e-Learning Saturday

Mon Sheong Foundation Chinese School was established to fulfill one of the aims of the Foundation in promoting Chinese culture, heritage, and philosophy among our younger generations.

Started in 1968, Mon Sheong Foundation Chinese School is a non-profit organization whose mission is to teach the Chinese language, both written and oral, and foster an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture within our multicultural society. For over 50 years, Mon Sheong Foundation Chinese School has been one of the largest private Chinese schools in Ontario with over one thousand students. There are three campuses:  North York, Markham and Richmond Hill.

All teachers are university or college graduates with rich teaching experience and a strong dedication.

The School emphasizes a holistic and balanced development of its students. Various activities such as drawing competition, penmanship competition, writing competition, speech arts contest, Chinese New Year celebration, open house and more are organized during the school year. By participating in these activities, students will have more opportunities to enhance their expression skills and enrich their experiences in Chinese culture.

At the end of the academic year, certificates of achievement will be awarded during the graduation ceremony to students who have demonstrated hard work and exceptional results in areas of language proficiency, dictation, penmanship, and recitation.

Collaboration with parents is instrumental in enhancing the effectiveness of school teaching. Over the years, the School has received constant voluntary support from parents in both academic and extra-curricular programs. The Parents Association is now playing an indispensable role in the sustainable development of the School.

Mon Sheong Foundation Chinese School Committee Chairs and Members, and Staff:

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Ying Duong
Co-chair

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Frank Chau
Co-chair

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Jo-Cy Lee
Member

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Andy Lam
Member

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Jaycee Lo
Member

Christopher Ho Member of Committee

Christopher Ho
Member

Stephanie Wong Mon Sheong Foundation Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Wong
Mon Sheong Foundation
Chief Executive Officer

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Eumie Leung
Mon Sheong Foundation
Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Cheng Chinese School Director

Kenneth Cheng
Mon Sheong Foundation
Chinese School
Director

Summer Camp

chinese immersion camp

Activities

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Math Wonder Kids

Math Wodner Kids Class
Mon Sheong Foundation Corporate Office

Mon Sheong Foundation
Chinese School
Administrative Office
Corporate Office, Building C
11211 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, Ontario
L4S 0E9
Tel: 905-883-6541
Toll-Free: 1-866-369-4528
Fax: 905-883-7549

Chinese School North York Campus Earl Haig Secondary School

North York Campus Location
(Friday Evenings)
Earl Haig Secondary School
100 Princess Avenue
North York, ON
M2N 3R7

Chinese school markham campus pierre trudeau high school

Markham Campus
(Saturday Mornings)
Pierre Elliot Trudeau High School
90 Bur Oak Avenue
Markham, ON
L6C 2E6

Chinese school Richmond Hill Campus H.G. Bernard Public School

Richmond Hill Location
(Saturday Mornings)
H.G. Bernard Public School
245 Bernard Avenue
Richmond Hill, ON
L4S 1E1

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