Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by sean wife » Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:57 pm

jasmineong wrote:
sean wife wrote:Any one has feedback on the 3- hr class for p5? What is the homework load like? Do they hv to memorise compo? Understand the standard of busybee is v high, thus worried if kids can cope and benefit from it.
Yes need to memorise, std is very high, higher than Wang. If your child's chinese is good and he or she can cope, then it's worth considering, they do produce good results. But if your child is not at a high A std now, then better not consider.
Thanks for sharing. I understand the 3-hr class does not cover normal textbook syllabus..only cover comprehension, compo and oral. Comprehension format mainly follows normal Chinese format (not HCL format). Whereas Wang's 3-hr class covers everything.

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by jasmineong » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:21 pm

No problem:) I find that Wang is more comprehensive but BusyBee is of a slightly higher standard so it depends on what you are looking for. If your child's weakness is with compre and compo, then I think BusyBee could be a better fit. But if there are other areas of weakness then Wang could be better.

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by FantasyLandDreams » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:04 pm

jasmineong wrote:No problem:) I find that Wang is more comprehensive but BusyBee is of a slightly higher standard so it depends on what you are looking for. If your child's weakness is with compre and compo, then I think BusyBee could be a better fit. But if there are other areas of weakness then Wang could be better.
Can I check, busybee is better in teaching compre and compo than Wang, in terms of teaching methods? Casting aside the fact that Busybee materials are slightly harder than Wang first I mean...would like to heard some feedback about teaching methods, thanks!

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by jasmineong » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:14 pm

FantasyLandDreams wrote:
jasmineong wrote:No problem:) I find that Wang is more comprehensive but BusyBee is of a slightly higher standard so it depends on what you are looking for. If your child's weakness is with compre and compo, then I think BusyBee could be a better fit. But if there are other areas of weakness then Wang could be better.
Can I check, busybee is better in teaching compre and compo than Wang, in terms of teaching methods? Casting aside the fact that Busybee materials are slightly harder than Wang first I mean...would like to heard some feedback about teaching methods, thanks!
Busybee focuses more on compre and compo so they have more time to go through these 2 components, hence I find that their coverage is more thorough. In Wang, they go through more components and go through quite fast, there are many times my kids will come out lost after class. I needed to have a pte tutor to help them out. Having said that, one of my kids is still in Wang and one has switched to Busybee. I am still monitoring to see overall effectiveness.

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by FantasyLandDreams » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:23 pm

jasmineong wrote:
FantasyLandDreams wrote:
jasmineong wrote:No problem:) I find that Wang is more comprehensive but BusyBee is of a slightly higher standard so it depends on what you are looking for. If your child's weakness is with compre and compo, then I think BusyBee could be a better fit. But if there are other areas of weakness then Wang could be better.
Can I check, busybee is better in teaching compre and compo than Wang, in terms of teaching methods? Casting aside the fact that Busybee materials are slightly harder than Wang first I mean...would like to heard some feedback about teaching methods, thanks!
Busybee focuses more on compre and compo so they have more time to go through these 2 components, hence I find that their coverage is more thorough. In Wang, they go through more components and go through quite fast, there are many times my kids will come out lost after class. I needed to have a pte tutor to help them out. Having said that, one of my kids is still in Wang and one has switched to Busybee. I am still monitoring to see overall effectiveness.
Don't mind can I ask, your kid who has switched to Busybee, is in P5 or P6 too? Thanks.


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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by jasmineong » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:26 pm

Sure:) The one who switched is in P5.

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by FantasyLandDreams » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:28 pm

jasmineong wrote:Sure:) The one who switched is in P5.
Thank you very much.

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by jasmineong » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:38 pm

No prob:)

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by letlive » Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:40 pm

Interested to get p5 and p6 busybees materials. Please throw them away if you do not need them anymore.Please pm me. Thank you.

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Re: Busy Bee Learning Centre - Discussion

Post by gerbabies » Mon May 14, 2018 10:32 am

I am interested to get p5 and p6 busybees materials.
Please pm me.
Thank you.

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