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Let's Learn Mandarin

The “Let’s Learn Mandarin” class was designed for children and their caregivers to have fun and learn together, the linguistic goal of the intergenerational course follows an “exposure” model for language learning, which generates interest, is introductory, and has an emphasis on cultural exploration.


It's a Free program provided by ReDefiners World Languages in partnership with the Children's Board Family Resource Centers, managed by Lutheran Services FL.

Let's Learn Mandarin is a 8-week exposure language class offered on Saturdays for 1-hour at two Children's Board Family Resource Centers in Temple Terrace and Brandon.

An Exposure Mandarin Class in Hillsborough County

The course is centered around the theme of "Family and Community", the class helps to deepen family ties, promote healthy socialization with others, and uses an interdisciplinary approach to expand academic knowledge of geography, social studies & develop communication skills such as: presentation, active listening, persuasion, writing, & expressing feelings while encouraging participants to become linguistically & interculturally competent in today's globalized society.


Free Mandarin Course

Exposure Class


  • Child Enrolled in K-5th Grade in Hillsborough County School District (including home school)

  • Parent/Caregiver & Child must attend all 8 weeks of class if selected after registration


  • One (1) class a week

  • One (1) hour per class

  • Every Saturday for for 8-weeks


Classes are FREE to CBFRC Center participants; must become a free member to join classes.​


Please note that starting dates vary depending on the center. 

Check the Schedule before Enrolling

Funding for services generously provided by the Children's Board of Hillsborough County



Before beginning the registration process, please view specific class schedules and locations above.


Thank you for your interest!

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