Today’s Chinese lesson on hobby is to learn the Chinese words for the hobby activities like singing, acting, painting, modeling fishing and ect.
Today’s Chinese lesson on sports is to learn the Chinese words for the sports activities like swim, gymnastics, baseball, softball, basketball, softball and etc.
Today’s Chinese lesson on musical instruments is to learn the Chinese words for the musical instruments like harmonica, flute, trumpet and etc.
Today’s Chinese lesson on colors is to learn the Chinese words for the colors of blue, green, red, pink, black, orange and yellow. Chinese pinyin English lán sè blue lǜ sè green hóng sè red fěn hóng sè pink hēi sè black bái sè white huī sè gray jú sè orange huáng sè yellow zǐ […]
Today I continued to teach students the sentences patterns on body parts in Chinese. For the last two months, students have learned more than 50 vocabularies (recognize, listen, speak and write) and sentences patterns on greetings, self-introduction, age, and body parts. Chinese pinyin English pì gǔ bottom tuǐ leg xī gài knee gè zi Height […]
Today I continued to teach students the sentences patterns on body parts in Chinese. I found a program online that allows students to view the stroke order of characters and let you practice online. Chinese pinyin English jiān bǎng shoulder shǒu bì arm shǒu zhǒu elbow shǒu hand tóu head bó zi neck jǐ bèi back […]
This week’s Chinese lesson is on body parts. Also, I produced a series of videos on body parts (see How to say eyes, ears, nose and mouth in Chinese?) in 2009. The content matched the vocabulary required by the textbook. So I decided to use the video as part of teaching materials for students to watch […]
This week’s Chinese lesson on animals is how to say “dog”, “cat”, “horse” and etc in Chinese. Students learned the sentence pattern “There is….in my house” with all kinds of animals. We also talk about Chinese animal culture.
This week’s Chinese lesson on drink is how to say “milk”, “water”, “tea” and etc in Chinese. We also talk about Chinese tea culture.
This week’s lesson is on how to say family members in Chinese. Great! Because I produced a series of videos on family members in 2009. The content matched the vocabulary required by the textbook. So I decided to use the video as part of teaching materials for students to watch and practice at home. Chinese Pinyin […]
I am so happy to be hosting this month’s carnival of MKB which stands for Multicultural Kid Blogs. It is a virtual community for blogs dedicated to raising world citizens, through arts, activities, crafts, food, language, and love. The topic of this months is learning about culture & multilingualism. I always believe culture and language go hand in […]
Both my two-year-old twins love to read these 7 bilingual picture books, originally published by Korean company Kyowon.
This week’s Chinese lesson on classroom terms is how to say “schoolbag”, “pen”, “book” and etc in Chinese.
Learn Chinese at 2014 Beijing International Summer Camp with fun and interesting activities: experienced teachers, small-scale classes, intensive class and sightseeing schedules, and the last but not the least, comfortable and safe living and touring conditions
I am a Blue Cat, originally written in French with the French title Je suis un chat bleu by Anne Mirman and Eric GastÃ©, is one of my oldest daughter DD’s favorites.
Ode to the Goose is a masterpiece of Tang Dynasty poet Luo binwang at the age of seven. It descriped a beautiful white goose with red webbed feet paddling on clear green stream. Its “curved neck” connects the blue sky and green water. Very colorful!
This week’s Chinese lesson on manner words is how to say “please”, “hello”, “goodbye”, “sorry”, “thank you” and etc in Chinese.
This week’s Chinese lesson on classroom terms is how to say “sit down”, “be quiet”, “raise your hands” and etc in Chinese.
This week’s Chinese lesson on room objectsis on how say table, chair, bed, lamp and sofa in Chinese.
I cannot believe one year has passed by and my daughter attended the Chinese new year performance the second time! In 2014, she went to the kindergarten in Chinese school to learn pinyin and simple Chinese words. Therefore, attending Chinese dancing class is no more the major way to immerse her into a Chinese language environment, but become a way for her to make friends and expose to Chinese culture.