Course Title 课程 
Description 课程简介 
Class Schedule 
Tuition 学费 
Textbook 课本 
PreKindergarten Chinese 
For learning simple Chinese characters, songs, games. Suitable for kids 35. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 

Kindergarten Chinese 
Children will learn simple chinese vocabulary, character composition and nursery rhymes. They will play games, sing songs in Chinese, and do some drawings. The teacher will also read short stories in Chinese and teach them to understand them. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《幼儿汉语》1, 2, 3, 4 ($10) 
1stGrade Chinese 
Learn to read and write Chinese. Students will learn Chinese characters to read simple Chinese stories. Children from Kindergarten to the 1st grade can take the class. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第1册 (3册) ($10) 
2ndGrade Chinese 
The students will learn Chinese speaking, writing. Suitable for age 6 and 7. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第2册 (3册) ($10) 
3rdGrade Chinese 
The students will learn Chinese speaking, writing. Suitable for age 7 and 8. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第3册 (3册) ($10)
暨南大学《汉语拼音》(2册)（$10 additional） 
4thGrade Chinese 
Most of the kids are around 10 years old and they have learned more than 300 Chinese Word. Most of the kids can write simple notes and they write weekly diary with their parent's help. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第4册 ($10) 
5thGrade Chinese 
Will focus on developing communicating skills with an increasing emphasis on reading and writing in ideographic characters and expanding vocabulary. By the end of semester, students should be able to read annotated texts
and write short essays. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第5册 ($10) 
6thGrade Chinese 
Start with level 6 textbook. Goals: Be able to read, write, speak, and listen the words and phrases in the textbook. Be able to make phrases and sentences using the learnt words. Can write a essay with over 100 words. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第6册 ($10) 
7thGrade Chinese 
Start with level 7 textbook. Goals: Be able to read, write, speak, and listen the words and phrases in the textbook. Be able to make phrases and sentences using the learnt words. Can write an essay with over 200 words. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第7册 ($10) 
8thGrade Chinese 
To develop reading, writing and translation skills. Will use text book level 8 and other Chinese story books, magazines and HSK (similar to SAT Chinese) test materials. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第8册 ($10) 
9thGrade Chinese 
To develop reading, writing and translation skills. Will use text book level 9 and other Chinese story books, magazines and HSK test materials. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
暨南大学《中文》第9册 ($10) 
PreAP Chinese 

4:005:00 
$150/year 
中国地理历史文化常识，三本一套，英汉对照（$15) 
AP Chinese 
Choose Harvest Intermediate Chinese as textbook. It integrates contentbased vocabulary, grammar, exercises, and activities. The course aims to equip students both linquistically and culturally, and prepare them to speak, read and converse in Chinese successfully within and beyond the school setting. Recommend students who are preparing for the AP Chinese language and culture exam take this class. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 
《收获HarvestIntermediate Chinese》(教材+练习册+3xCDs, $70.00）参考书：《AP中文综合测试  模拟试题集》$30 http://www.ipandabook.com/apc21_24.html 请学生自行购买教材 
10/12AMC (DSM Academy) 
This is a topicbased problem solving course preparing high school students for success on the AMC 10/12 tests. Topics covered will be different for any two consecutive years, and thus students can take the course for up to two years. Prerequisite: 08MathCounts/AMC or approved by Dr. Shen. This course is recommended for students in 9th, 10th grades.

1:502:50 
$400/semester 
DSM Academy

08MathCounts/AMC (DSM Academy) 
This is a oneyear advanced course preparing middle school students for success on MathCounts
and the AMC 8 tests. Prerequisite: 06MathCounts/AMC or approved by Dr. Shen. This course is recommended for students in 7th, 8th grades. Students are recommended to take 08MathCounts/AMC and 07Algebra at the same time. 
3:003:55 
$400/semester 
DSM Academy

09PreCalculus (DSM Academy) 
This is a oneyear enhancement course for high school PreCalculus. Topics include (two semesters) polynomial, rational and algebraic functions, trigonometry, trigonometric equations,identities, inverse trigonometric functions, complex numbers, exponential forms of complex numbers, De Moivre’s Theorem, vectors, polar equations, parametric equations, dot and cross product, conic sections, probability, statistics and matrices. Prerequisite: 08Algebra or approved by Dr. Shen. This course is recommended for students in 9th, 10th grades. 
3:003:55 
$275/semester 
DSM Academy

05Algebra (DSM Academy) 
5th graders.This is a oneyear enhancement course recommended for students in 5th grade. Topics (two semesters) include fraction, operations of fractions, equation of fractions, number relations, linear equation, linear inequality, mean median and mode, radical, exponent, divisibility, greatest common divisor, least common multiple, factorization of integers, change, percent, ratio, proportion, coordinate system, point, line segment, graph of a linear equation, Pythagorean theorem, area of triangle, parallelogram, distance formula, boxmethod, shoelace theorem. The course will also teach mental mathematics and will enhance student mental calculation skills in arithmetic. Students will spend 5 minutes in each class in practicing mental mathematics skills. 
4:004:55 
$275/semester 
DSM Academy 
06Algebra (DSM Academy) 
6th graders.This is a oneyear enhancement course recommended for students in 6th grade. Topics (two semesters) include graph of a linear equation, equation of a line, slope, slopeintercept formula, pointslope formula, graphing, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, system of linear equations, simple and compound interest, financial applications, population growth, linear inequality, system of linear inequalities, absolute value equation, absolute inequality, polynomial, operations of polynomials, FOIL expansion, factoring a polynomial, factoring trinomials of the type ax2+bx+c. Prerequisite: 05Algebra or approved by Dr. Shen. 
4:004:55 
$275/semester 
DSM Academy 
07Algebra (DSM Academy) 
7th graders.This is a oneyear enhancement course recommended for Students in 7th grade. Topics (two semesters) include solving complicate equations in one variable, quadratic equation, completing square, quadratic formula, discriminant, quadratic type equation, systems of linear and quadratic equations, linear inequality, quadratic inequality, polynomial inequality, integer exponent, quadratic and exponential functions, long division, synthetic division, operations of rational expressions (+,,X,/), data analysis, least common denominator, rational function, rational equation, equation with compound rational expression, radical expressions, radical equations, rational exponent, relation between rational exponents and radicals, radical equation. Prerequisite: 06Algebra or approved by Dr. Shen. 
4:004:55 
$275/semester 
DSM Academy 
08Algebra (DSM Academy) 
8th graders.This is a oneyear enhancement course recommended for Students in 8th grade. Topics (two semesters) include solving complicate equations in one variable, quadratic equation, completing square, quadratic formula, discriminant, quadratic type equation, systems of linear and quadratic equations, linear inequality, quadratic inequality, polynomial inequality, integer exponent, quadratic and exponential functions, long division, synthetic division, operations of rational expressions (+,,X,/), data analysis, least common denominator, rational function, rational equation, equation with compound rational expression, radical expressions, radical equations, rational exponent, relation between rational exponents and radicals, radical equation. Prerequisite: 06Algebra or approved by Dr. Shen. 
4:004:55 
$275/semester 
DSM Academy 
Math 3 
This class has a year period. The class will assist students to review and expand the knowledge, skills and ability in 3rd grade mathematics. There are lots of practices to highlight math skills for students. They should familiarize the concepts, operations and problem solving. 
4:005:00 
$210/year 

Math 4 
This class has a year period. The class will assist students to review and expand the knowledge, skills and ability in 4th grade mathematics. There are lots of practices to highlight math skills for students. They should familiarize the concepts, operations and problem solving. 
4:005:00 
$210/year 

Math 5 
This class has a year period. The class will assist students to review and expand the knowledge, skills and ability in 5th grade mathematics. There are lots of practices to highlight math skills for students. They should familiarize the concepts, operations and problem solving. 
4:005:00 
$210/year 

SAT foundation / MATH 
For 7th10th graders. 
4:005:00 
$300/year 

SAT foundation / reading and writing 
For 7th10th graders. 
2:004:00 
$300/year 

Writing & Vocabulary 1 
For 4th5th graders. 
4:005:00 
$150/year 

Writing & Vocabulary 2 
For 6th8th graders. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 

Photography Beginner 

4:005:00 
$180/year 

Adults drawing 

4:005:00 
$180/year 

Art Level 1 
This class will teach very basic drawing, build up artistic foundation for young students. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 

Art Level 2 
Students have about two years experience. Sketch will be taught in this class.

4:005:00 
$180/year 

Art Level 3 
In this exciting art class, students who are already familiar with art basics will learn more advanced skills. Students will create interesting artwork using line, shape, volume, color, tone, space and textures and learn how to draw and paint using water based media including pastel, watersoluble and watercolor pencils. Students will draw and paint from still life setups in class and photographs.

4:005:00 
$180/year 

Chinese Calligraphy and Water Painting 
Learn and practice traditional Chinese Water Painting and Chinese Calligraphy. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 
Class Material: Brush; Black Ink; Ink Stone; Xue Paper or silk by ink and color; Xuan paper (宣纸) including unprocessed, processed and half processed, suitable for conveying the artistic expression of both calligraphy and painting. See this Link for details. $30 for the class supplies.

Badminton Beginner 
This is an entry level class for kids. Requirements for the class: 7 years or older,maximum of 8 students in the class. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 

Badminton Advanced 
This is an advanced level class for kids who have completed 30 hour entry level Badminton1 class. Requirements for the class: 8 years or older,maximum of 8 students in the class. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 

Martial Art  武术 
This is an entrylevel class for students who are interested in Chinese Kungfu. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 

Chess Level 1  Beginner 
Beginning Chess Students will learn how to solve and write down the moves chess puzzles of increasing complexity, and will learn the basics of chess, to include board arrangement, board memorization, movement of pieces, opening, middle game and closing. Students will learn how to write a game's notation for both their play and their opponent's play.

4:005:00 
$180/year

Triple Weight Quiver Chess Set $20
Chess Rules, Chess Tactics by John Bain and Chess Score book $25
Will charge $45 for all the materials above if you choose Order Textbook provided by teacher
Brain Fitness Solitaire Chess Game by Think Fun
See this link for details:

Chess Level 2  Intermediate 
Only students who have passed either Chess I or the Chess II entrance exam will be elligible to enroll. The exam will test a students knowledge of notation and basic rules of chess. Instructor will send out the exam with instructions about two weeks before class begins. 
4:005:00 
$180/year 
Each student needs to prepare:
Textbook: Chess Tactics for Students by John Bain (under $20 at Amazon)
One tripleweighted chess set and quiver around $20. You can find it at http://www.uscfsales.com.

Adult Badminton 1 (10+ sessions) 
Pseudo class for a player who is going to play 10+ sessions per semester. Please help to keep the badminton court opening. 
2:004:00 
$60/year 

Adult Badminton 2 (9 sessions) 
Pseudo class for a player who is going to play under 9 sessions per semester. Please help to keep the badminton court opening. 
2:004:00 
$60/year 

Adult Basketball 
Play basket ball in school big gym. 
2:004:00 
$170/year 

Adult Tai Ji 
This is an entry level Tai Chi class based on twentyfour positions. 
2:003:00 
$180/year 

Adult Yoga 
This is an entry level Yoga Class 
2:003:00 
$180/year 

Zumba 

3:003:50 
$150/year 

Go 围棋(Austin Go Center) 
The game of Go is the essence of simplicity and the ultimate in complexity all at the same time. It is taught earnestly at military officer training schools in the Orient, as an exercise in military strategy. It is also taught in the West at schools of philosophy as a means of understanding the interplay of intellect and intuition. Learning Go is easy. Mastering Go is a delightful, neverending challenge.

4:006:00 

Pay the tuition at http://www.AustinGoCenter.org
