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550 Poirier St, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
Mandarin Bilingual Program

‚ÄčThe Mandarin Bilingual Program provides students with instruction in both English and Mandarin.

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The Mandarin Bilingual program is a program of choice that enables students to :

  • Develop oral comprehension and fluency in Mandarin
  • Develop the ability to read and write Chinese
  • Gain an understanding of Canadian and Chinese cultures
  • Develop a knowledge of and appreciation for diverse cultures while learning a second language
  • Complete the requirements of the BC Curriculum


Subjects taught in English are :

  • English Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Fine Arts

Subjects taught in Mandarin are :

  • Chinese Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Health and Career Education
  • Physical Education


Simplified Chinese script will be introduced in Kindergarten. The Hanyu Pinyin pronounciation system will be taught to accelerate the process of learning to read Chinese.


School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828