Previous STARTALK Program

(2009 - 2022)

Twenty elementary school students and twenty middle school students from diverse linguistic and cultural background attended the STARTALK Program.

The program aimed to change the negative attitude towards learning Chinese and to cultivate independent, lifelong learns of Chinese.

Student experienced

Silent Sustained Reading

Read Aloud

Art and Book Making




Cultural Activity

What student commented about the program

A wide variety of comics

Student could choose their own books

Students were given time to read

No pressure to study Chinese

Art and Book Making

Comfortable reading environment