This post compares the different schooling approaches to learning Chinese in Singapore (local school vs bilingual immersion), and how this translates into learning outcomes from a native-speaking perspective. It also lists good bridging books to encourage bilingualism and biliteracy.
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How to teach a child to read Chinese (when you can’t speak it yourself)
How I taught my eldest daughter to read 1300+ Chinese characters within 6 months, as non-Chinese speaking parents.
Le Le Chinese Review 樂樂文化 : Chinese Reading Pen and Character Learning System
Le Le Chinese is a series of highly-engaging children’ books which taught my child to read 1300+ characters in a fun way! It comes with a pen which can read the individual chinese characters.
Should I opt for Chinese as my child’s Mother Tongue at primary school?
Should I enrol my child for Chinese at school if I don’t speak the language?
Being an expat at local school in Singapore
What it is like as an expat in a local Singapore school? Is it stressful?
What is it like to learn Chinese? Here’s our experience.