Monday, August 27, 2012

Chinese Character Fun: “below”,”to come down”, “next” = 下 (xià)

Miss Panda’s Chinese Character Series featured Chinese character: 下 (xià).
This character means “below”, “to come down”, and “next”. 
We can use 下 (“xià”) in the following phrases:  ...Read the full article

Monday, August 20, 2012

Reading Time: Elmer's Day and more Bilingual Books

Reading is a great way to learn more about a language! For the month of August we are reading a set of English - Chinese bilingual books by David McKee.  In them Elmer, the fun-loving patchwork elephant, takes us around to learn about the daily routine, colors, weather, and animal friends. Each of these books uses simple words and short sentences.  Children will love the illustrations in the books and enjoy listening to the stories in both English and Chinese.

Language : English and traditional Chinese characters ONLY (No pinyin or zhuyin (bopomofo).

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