Exciting new series of graded readers released in 2020 & 2021, by the same authors as Disney I Will Read, but SO much better! This book set is an excellent choice for any child who is starting learning to read, and it won’t break the budget either.
How do you encourage a child to love and speak Chinese when you don’t speak it? Here are ideas for non Chinese speaking parents on ways to teach the language and increasing Chinese exposure to enable children to attain fluency,
Review of six great sets of Simplified Chinese graphic novels for children which contain touching stories and Asian-themed graphics. Great for language learners of multiple abilities, with lots of cultural relevance too.
Songs are a great way to learn a language. This post shares catchy and clean Mando pop / C-pop songs for children from across the decades.
Skritter is the BEST way we’ve discovered to practice tingxie. Spaced repetition, customised wordlists, and effortless progress tracking. It includes pronunciation, tones, and much more.
Geniebook Chinese app review – it is worth the price? Here’s our opinion of their live online classes and AI-powered assessment sheets for learning MOE Syllabus Chinese.
Our family’s favourite Chinese book recommendations for each age group from toddler to tween. 3 to 9. As selected by my kids.
This post outlines how you can go about creating your own children’s Chinese book collection at home, and what to think about as you do it. It includes the types of books we have by age, genre and author, and also where they came from. Lots of geeky charts and graphs.
Have you ever struggled to find the perfect Chinese flashcards and wanted to design you own? And what do you do once you find them? This post is about different types and uses for flashcards, including in a Leitner Box.
An update for my original post on online Chinese classes. What have we continued with? How does it differ by child? What are the watchouts?