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We move learners from beginning to AP level and beyond with our comprehensive curriculum that follow national and international standards.

4. Mastering Chinese in no time

3. Enjoying the power and the benefits of AI learning

2. Enabling students to interact with personalized learning plans

1. Getting students to fall in love with learning Chinese

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Teacher

Our native-speaking tutors are experienced teachers.

Certified

Experts with a master's degree in teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL).

Personalized

Work with each learner whether new, bilingual or heritage speakers to drive student success.

Proficient

Engage, encourage and challenge each student to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.

Smart Textbooks

Dynamic comprehensive online learning modules powered by Artificial Intelligence.

Customized Curriculum

For each level of learning.

Exclusive feature - Smart Textbooks

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Learning tools

Ponddy Tutors leverage the Affinity Knowledge Learning System (AKLS) which groups similar elements together for better retention.

Thematic Pondlets

Interactive learning modules with vocabulary, in- context definitions, audio and grammar aligned to AP themes.

Gamified exercise

Continuously changing so each time you practice you are presented with new challenges. Analytics result across all the users will also be available for reference.

Courses

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  • hero Live certified teachers, interactive online class

  • hero Small class size with a maximum of 3 students

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Course

Pinyin
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Pinyin

Comprehensive and progressive introductory course of Pinyin (Mandarin pronunciation and writing system)

4 weeks, 8 sessions

2 sessions per week

45 minutes per session

Course Overview 
  • Detailed introduction on rules and usage of Pinyin 
  • Multiple in-class activities for enhanced hearing and spelling
  • Daily expressions included to strengthen real-world language application
Suitable for
  • Beginner with no prior or limited experience with Mandarin;learner who would like to enhance pronunciation


299    99

Pinyin

Pinyin

Comprehensive and progressive introductory course of Pinyin (Mandarin pronunciation and writing system)

4 weeks, 8 sessions

2 sessions per week

45 minutes per session

Course Overview 
  • Detailed introduction on rules and usage of Pinyin 
  • Multiple in-class activities for enhanced hearing and spelling
  • Daily expressions included to strengthen real-world language application
Suitable for
  • Beginner with no prior or limited experience with Mandarin;learner who would like to enhance pronunciation


299    99
Chinese I
Chinese II
Chinese III
Chinese IV
Pre AP

Chinese I

Chinese II

Chinese III

Chinese IV

Pre AP

Ponddy AP® Chinese Language and Culture Course
AP Tutoring Group
AP Tutoring 1-on-1
AP Exam Prep Extended
AP Exam Prep Standard
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Ponddy AP® Chinese Language and Culture Course

Ponddy AP® Chinese Language and Culture course is eligible for high school credits.The full-year program taught by live certified teachers enabling students to further develop their proficiencies in Chinese.

28 weeks (Academic Year), 120 sessions

  Semester 1: Sept – Dec 2019

  Semester 2: Jan – April 2020

4 sessions per week

  Mon.-Thur., 1 session per day.

  Mon. & Wed. or Tue. & Thur.

  2 sessions per day.

50 minutes per session

Free Assessment to get started

For   Grades 9-12 students
Prerequisites 
  • 3 or more years of Chinese language learning experience
  • Passed the Ponddy Placement test (Intermediate High, HSK 4, TOCFL A2 or equivalent level)
Unit Theme Objective
1 Cultural Celebrations
Learn about Chinese culture, values, and customs through festivals and celebrations
2 Teenage Life/self and Global Community Experience cultural and social activities common to a student of similar age in China
3 Interests and Careers Pursuing personal interests and planning for the future in terms of career, study, and travel
4 Famous People Examine the role and significance of the contributions of Chinese culture in today's world
5 Beliefs and Attitudes Study common beliefs, traditional values, and attitudes within the Chinese culture, such as social etiquette, patterns of interaction, or the role of family
6 Social issues and Current Events Expose the students to current Chinese political, social, and cultural topics
7 Art and Music Appreciation Appreciate and understand Chinese culture through various avenues such as paintings, folk arts, Beijing opera, popular music, theater, dance, and traditional musical instruments
8 Literature and Vocabulary Read and analyze literature and formulate critical analyses of form and content orally and in writing
9 Geography and Climate Deepen students' knowledge of China's geographic regions, landforms, waterways, governing units, population distribution, the lifestyle of the minorities ethnic and linguistic diversity and climate in major cities

Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 2 weeks. They will be refunded the fee less $200.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission
3500
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AP Tutoring Group

Online intensive tutoring for students taking AP Chinese course who want more practice.
Form your own group class ( maximum of 3 students) to get a discounted price.

10 weeks, 20 sessions

2 sessions per week

50 minutes per session

1 free mock test with tutor review

For   students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 2 weeks. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
400
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AP Tutoring 1-on-1

Online personalized 1-on-1 tutoring for students taking AP Chinese course who want more practice.

10 weeks, 20 sessions

2 sessions per week

50 minutes per session

1 free mock test with tutor review

For   students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 2 weeks. They will be refunded the fee less $200.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
700
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AP Exam Prep Extended

Prepare students for AP Chinese Exam Test-taking tips, skills and strategies on different sections and topics.
1-on-1 personalized tutoring. Intensity of your choice.

8 sessions

120 minutes per session

2 free mock test with tutor review

For  students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam. Custom focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
550
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AP Exam Prep Standard

Prepare students for AP Chinese Exam Test-taking tips, skills and strategies on different sections and topics.
1-on-1 personalized tutoring. Intensity of your choice.

8 sessions

120 minutes per session

2 free mock test with tutor review

For  students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam. Custom focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
550

Ponddy AP® Chinese Language and Culture Course

Ponddy AP® Chinese Language and Culture Course

Ponddy AP® Chinese Language and Culture course is eligible for high school credits.The full-year program taught by live certified teachers enabling students to further develop their proficiencies in Chinese.

28 weeks (Academic Year), 120 sessions

  Semester 1: Sept – Dec 2019

  Semester 2: Jan – April 2020

4 sessions per week

  Mon.-Thur., 1 session per day.

  Mon. & Wed. or Tue. & Thur.

  2 sessions per day.

50 minutes per session

Free Assessment to get started

For   Grades 9-12 students
Prerequisites 
  • 3 or more years of Chinese language learning experience
  • Passed the Ponddy Placement test (Intermediate High, HSK 4, TOCFL A2 or equivalent level)
Unit Theme Objective
1 Cultural Celebrations
Learn about Chinese culture, values, and customs through festivals and celebrations
2 Teenage Life/self and Global Community Experience cultural and social activities common to a student of similar age in China
3 Interests and Careers Pursuing personal interests and planning for the future in terms of career, study, and travel
4 Famous People Examine the role and significance of the contributions of Chinese culture in today's world
5 Beliefs and Attitudes Study common beliefs, traditional values, and attitudes within the Chinese culture, such as social etiquette, patterns of interaction, or the role of family
6 Social issues and Current Events Expose the students to current Chinese political, social, and cultural topics
7 Art and Music Appreciation Appreciate and understand Chinese culture through various avenues such as paintings, folk arts, Beijing opera, popular music, theater, dance, and traditional musical instruments
8 Literature and Vocabulary Read and analyze literature and formulate critical analyses of form and content orally and in writing
9 Geography and Climate Deepen students' knowledge of China's geographic regions, landforms, waterways, governing units, population distribution, the lifestyle of the minorities ethnic and linguistic diversity and climate in major cities

Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 2 weeks. They will be refunded the fee less $200.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission
3500

AP Tutoring Group

AP Tutoring Group

Online intensive tutoring for students taking AP Chinese course who want more practice.
Form your own group class ( maximum of 3 students) to get a discounted price.

10 weeks, 20 sessions

2 sessions per week

50 minutes per session

1 free mock test with tutor review

For   students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 2 weeks. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
400

AP Tutoring 1-on-1

AP Tutoring 1-on-1

Online personalized 1-on-1 tutoring for students taking AP Chinese course who want more practice.

10 weeks, 20 sessions

2 sessions per week

50 minutes per session

1 free mock test with tutor review

For   students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 2 weeks. They will be refunded the fee less $200.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
700

AP Exam Prep Extended

AP Exam Prep Extended

Prepare students for AP Chinese Exam Test-taking tips, skills and strategies on different sections and topics.
1-on-1 personalized tutoring. Intensity of your choice.

8 sessions

120 minutes per session

2 free mock test with tutor review

For  students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam. Custom focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
550

AP Exam Prep Standard

AP Exam Prep Standard

Prepare students for AP Chinese Exam Test-taking tips, skills and strategies on different sections and topics.
1-on-1 personalized tutoring. Intensity of your choice.

8 sessions

120 minutes per session

2 free mock test with tutor review

For  students who already took AP Chinese at school, and/or students who’re ready to take AP Chinese Exam. Custom focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
550
3-Month Customized Learning Plan
6-Month Customized Learning Plan
12-Month Customized Learning Plan
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3-Month Customized Learning Plan

1 on 1 exclusive tutoring experience with real-time live teachers.
Customize the learning plan that targets your individual learning needs.

3 months, 12 sessions

50 minutes per session

Free assessment to get started

For   students from Novice to Advanced and beyond
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
600
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6-Month Customized Learning Plan

1 on 1 exclusive tutoring experience with real-time live teachers.
Customize the learning plan that targets your individual learning needs.

6 months, 20 sessions

50 minutes per session

Free assessment to get started

For   students from Novice to Advanced and beyond
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
900
...

12-Month Customized Learning Plan

1 on 1 exclusive tutoring experience with real-time live teachers.
Customize the learning plan that targets your individual learning needs.

12 month, 40 sessions

50 minutes per session

Free assessment to get started

For   students from Novice to Advanced and beyond
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
1500

3-Month Customized Learning Plan

3-Month Customized Learning Plan

1 on 1 exclusive tutoring experience with real-time live teachers.
Customize the learning plan that targets your individual learning needs.

3 months, 12 sessions

50 minutes per session

Free assessment to get started

For   students from Novice to Advanced and beyond
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
600

6-Month Customized Learning Plan

6-Month Customized Learning Plan

1 on 1 exclusive tutoring experience with real-time live teachers.
Customize the learning plan that targets your individual learning needs.

6 months, 20 sessions

50 minutes per session

Free assessment to get started

For   students from Novice to Advanced and beyond
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
900

12-Month Customized Learning Plan

12-Month Customized Learning Plan

1 on 1 exclusive tutoring experience with real-time live teachers.
Customize the learning plan that targets your individual learning needs.

12 month, 40 sessions

50 minutes per session

Free assessment to get started

For   students from Novice to Advanced and beyond
Refund Policy  Students may opt out the course within 1 session. They will be refunded the fee less $150.
Note:
  • Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
  • Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
1500
Note :
Class will be arranged after payment is successfully processed.
Contact us through email support@ponddy-edu.com or call +1(408) 800 7798 with any questions.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

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