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[Chinese] Easy & fun reading activities

This post is on easy and fun activities to teach a young child to read Chinese characters. There’s a free flashcards download at the end too, so read on… Over the past two weeks, the family has fallen in love with this Chinese nursery rhyme — 老鹰捉小鸡 (translated as “the eagle catches the chick”). It’s catchy, related …

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Learning Chinese hanyu pinyin

I went through a crash hanyu pinyin self-revision through these two fabulous guidebooks. They’re published for Chinese primary schools in Malaysia, where all core subjects are taught in Chinese and the language standard is extremely high. I remember starting to learn hypy only in P4 in Singapore and grasped it rather well. In secondary school, …

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