There are lots of great tools available for teacher to use in language teaching. I believe a lot of teacher are very interested in knowing what tools teachers have used and found useful. Here I would like to invite you, no matter if you are a parent or a teacher, just share with us tools [...]
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A smile takes but a moment, but the memory of it lasts forever.
wēi xiào shì duǎn zàn de, dàn shì chōng mǎn wēi xiào de huí yì què néng yǒng héng.
These days were packed with gatherings and parties. Laughter, good food, family, friends and warm chats are the focus of the days. Indeed it [...]
photo credit: Bazza 白锐
Merry Christmas to all of you!
shèng dàn kuài lè!
Reader Martina shared one article with us I would like to share with you as well. The article “How to Teach a Toddler Chinese” briefly provides some hints for “determined parents” to lead their children towards Chinese fluency. In detail,
Choose Dialect. Well, Cantonese is more widely spoken because the first immigrants who founded Chinatown in [...]
It is almost the time for us to close our chapter in the Netherlands and set off to a new place; this time, we are heading to Italy. At this moment, I want to share a poem written by a great Greek poet, Constantine P. Cavafy. The title is Ithaca, an island in Ionian Sea, [...]
Young children are interested in pets. They are keen on learning anything relevant to pets. I could not find right materials which are easy, fun and relate to learners, so I decided to create a book, featuring Chinese nursery rhymes / children’s poems. Little by little, I finished this book last year. I used it in my [...]
If you don’t understand Chinese, making orders in Chinese restaurants can be difficult. If you want to order meals in a local Chinese restaurant, that can be mission impossible. Luckily, a visual Chinese menu appeared on internet. Since its appearance, it has become really popular among foreigners.
All the characters have the basic shape of the [...]
Happy new year.
May all your wishes become true!
Adrian Fisk travelled on a 12300km jouney through China to find how young Chinese think about life under global influence. He chose 16-30 year old Chinese people, asked them to write on a piece of paper whatever they wanted to write and then photographed them. The whole experience became a small gallery as shown below:
It is always a good way to learn words in new language when the word is presented together with a picture. In case of Chinese learning, knowing the order of strokes of writing the word can further help learning experience. Today I want to introduce an excellent flashcard resouce where words are categorized as Animals, [...]