Dear NWCS Fellow Members;
Dear All Parents, Teachers and Students;
1.2012-2013学年秋季网上注册及缴费服务开通 ONLINE REGISTRATION & TUITION PAYMENT SERVICE IS READY
我校新学年返校学生网上注册、缴费、购买相应课程的教材等服务业务已经开通。学校鼓励广大家长对这个既省人力、又省物力，还省时间的服务模式善加利用。谢谢您的支持与合作！如果您在任何一个环节上遇到任何困难，请您及时用电子邮件与我们联系（ firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com ），以便使问题及时得到解决，这样，已经解决的问题在其他家长那儿就不再是问题。敬请登录：
NWCS online registration and tuition payment for the next academic year (FALL, 2012-2103) is in service. We encourage you to utilize this convenient service to save both time and labor. Your support and cooperation are very much appreciated. Please log on and follow the procedure accordingly. For all, in case you encounter any difficulties, please EMAIL us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com at your earliest convenience. Once solved, the problems are no longer problems of others. Instructions:
https://www2.nwchinese.org/reg (Main Campus) https://www2.nwchinese.org/registration/seattle/sis (Seattle Branch)
A kind reminder: Username is your email address that you registered with school. If you don’t know your password, you can click on the link at the bottom of the page to let the system automatically send it to you. After successful logon, you will be able to change your password. Please check if you can log in, and if yes, please help make sure that your email addresses are correct in your family profile. If yes, please have your cards ready and go through the procedure. Please print the payment receipt (family report), bring it with you when you come to school for textbooks. Thank you!
Beginning Adult Chinese （ 成人初级汉语）
If you are interested in learning Chinese for business or pleasure but has no prior knowledge of it, here is a great opportunity to get started. This is an introductory class to the Chinese language for adults who have little or no prior knowledge of Chinese. From a form of conversational language exposure, we will introduce the pronunciation system, composition of characters, simple idiomatic phrases, a reasonable amount of vocabulary, and construction of basic sentences. We will use the book "New Practical Chinese Reader, Book I" as the text, along with additional handouts. Students will also work with weekly assignments.
Prerequisites: Your interest and motivation to learn Chinese.
About the instructor: The instructor, Mr. Sun Benjing（孙本经老师）, graduated from a well-regarded Beijing Normal University in China, and completed graduate education in the US. He has been teaching the Chinese Culture class in NWCS for the past several years. He is well versed in the Chinese culture and language.
Intermediate Adult Chinese （成人中级汉语）
If you have had some prior knowledge of Chinese and want to improve your proficiency, this class will help advance your Chinese language skills to a higher level. In this class, we will work on building sentences with the correct grammar and idioms for use in practical situations with a systematic grammatical framework, with increasing complexity. We will review the pronunciation system, build up new vocabulary, study character composition, and have much practice in sentence construction. Students will be involved in conversational practice of practical situations. Weekly assignments will be given, along with some additional projects. We will use the book "New Practical Chinese Reader, Book II" as the text, along with additional handouts. We will periodically use students' real life situations as topics for conversational exercises. If you want to improve your skills of Chinese for business, personal pleasure, or interest in the Chinese culture, please come join us.
Prerequisites: knowledge of basic sentence construction and speech in Chinese.
About the instructor: The instructor, Mr. Li Minggang（李明刚老师）, finished primary and secondary education in China, and undergraduate and graduate education at the University of California. He is fully bilingual and bi-cultural. He has been teaching adult Chinese and adult English at NWCS for the past several years.
CLASS TIME: 11:00AM-11:55AM
STUDENT AGES: 8 YEARS OLD AND UP
INSTRUCTOR: XIANG ZHANG (张翔)
If there are any typo mistakes, please refer to the version on NWCS web. (www.nwchinese.org) 感谢大家关注我校网站，欢迎大家批评指正。firstname.lastname@example.org
谢谢大家！THANK YOU ALL!
张涛 TAO ZHANG
PRINCIPAL, ON BEHALF OF NWCS ADMIN
SERVING NWCS WITH HEART AND SOUL