About WordsKitchen

Words Kitchen originates from a belief, a belief that language should be learnt in a natural and engaging way. We are the first in Singapore that teaches conversational Mandarin through hands-on activities such as Bubble Tea making and baking. Through this proprietary approach, we strive to integrate Mandarin learning into real life settings, enabling students to master this language in a fun and easy way. Students will also get to participate in role-acting activities, while perfecting their Mandarin conversational skills. This approach is especially beneficial for foreigners who are learning Mandarin as a foreign language.

In our online primary and secondary school program which is designed based on the latest MOE syllabus, we aim to develop students' articulation and critical thinking skills, grooming bilingual young leaders who are purpose-driven and empower them with deep insights. The traditional method of teaching Mandarin can be regimental and even irrelevant to our real life context, causing students to lost interest in this language. With the integration of innovation elements in our curriculum, we strive to build teenagers' confidence in expressing themselves using Mandarin.

Our Tutors

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Ms Wan Li Jeannie

  • Bachelor (Hons with Distinction) in Chinese Studies, NUS

  • Former Singapore Press Holdings Journalism Scholarship Holder

  • Former Language Elective Programme Scholarship Holder (Chinese)

Ms Wan is a former journalist with Chinese Flagship Newspaper Lianhe Zaobao and Evening Daily Shin Min Daily News. After leaving the press, she started WordsKitchen, which strives to help students master Chinese Language in an interactive and engaging way, through the discussion of current affairs and real life scenarios that students can relate to. 

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Mr Leon Lim

  • Bachelor (Hons) in Chinese Studies, NTU

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education, NIE

  • Experienced ‘O’ Level Examination Marker

  • MOE-Trained Chinese Language Teacher

  • MOE Teaching Award Holder

Mr Lim is a former MOE Secondary School Chinese teacher with 5 years of teaching experience. He understands the challenges faced by students and has designed his pedagogy to help them reach their maximum potential. Mr Lim's teaching approach focuses largely on answering techniques which can effectively help students to score in examinations.