American TPR English School, the first English language training school in Zhuhai, was established in 1992. Since then, it has been the most popular training school in the city and currently has 26 branch schools in prime locations in four cities.
American TPR English School obtained ISO9001 certification in August 2001 and has the distinction of being the very first training school to do so in China! The School continues to be a major trendsetter in the field of oral English teaching in China.
Who are we?
American TPR English School is a professional institution with a well-structured management system and a team of dedicated teachers and staff sharing Chinese and western cultures. If one is a new comer to China, it is the right place to work at and a fun place for students to learn and practice spoken English.
American TPR English School has 26 branch schools in the following cities: Zhuhai(15), Zhongshan(8), Dongguan(2) and Chaozhou(1). They are all in China's southern province of Guangdong that borders Hong Kong and Macau.
In this digital TPR English education system, the young learners are divided into three distinct categories: kindergarten kids, primary school children, and middle school youth. And these are further divided into 24 levels. Students attend placement interviews before they are assigned to a level.
Children's classes are popular at TPR School and more and more parents are entrusting their children to us to study English. This is due to the effective teaching methods as well as the fresh and bright atmosphere of the School. The duration of each course is one term.
Why TPR method?
American TPR English School has adopted a specific method of teaching called Total Physical Response or TPR for short. It was developed in the United States by the American experimental psychologist James J. Asher as a primary method for teaching oral language and has come to be recognized all over the world as a very effective approach to language learning. The School also uses Situation English to teach spoken English.
Teachers use pictures and other learning tools in class to create life or business scenes. They encourage students to speak English confidently. They help them to get into the habit of thinking in English so that they will acquire a natural response of speaking English spontaneously.
TPR Formula for English Study
Communication squared emphasizes the importance of communication in English study.
Corresponding to Einstein's famous formula E=mc², TPR School has created its own unique formula for English study: