Chinese poetry is a most highly regarded literary genre in Chinese classical literature. In ancient China, poetry-writing was a favorite pastime for all educated men or women, for it was the genre which, sanctioned by tradition, to express the emotions of themselves.
Chinese poetry can be divided into three main periods: the early period, characterized by folk songs in simple, repetitive forms; the classical period from the Han, Tang and Song Dynasties to the fall of the Qing Dynasty, in which a number of different forms were developed; and the modern period of Westernized free verse. Please see Multiple-ways to learn Chinese ancient poems
for more details.
This Baby Learns Chinese Poems package includes a Chinese book featuring an excellent selection of 25 Chinese poems (most of them are Tang poems), 12 flashcards, and one CD that narrates most poems in the book in clear Mandarin Chinese.
Children can enjoy reading the book and listening to the CD at home, in the car, or via a portable CD player, making them a wonderful tool to learn Chinese language and Chinese culture.