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Mandarin for Kids Blog

How to maintain and enhance student’s Chinese level during this summer break?

Pierre Cerchiaro | July 25, 2019

Mandarin Chinese for kids

Summer vacation is coming quickly and K12 students are getting ready to leave their school for two whole months! While taking a long rest is something they truly deserve, it is important to remind every parent that enjoying summer vacation hides a negative impact on every student: the summer slide. Summer slide is a backward movement many K12 students make over summer break when they forget what was taught to them in the previous school year. According to a Brookings Institute article, the average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning each summer. To prevent the summer slide, planning some summer learning is essential, especially when it comes to language learning. Indeed, students learning a language need to practice and repeat to maintain and improve their level.

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High Level of Cuteness: Watch These Kids Speaking Fluent Mandarin

Pierre Cerchiaro | June 18, 2019

Mandarin Chinese for kids

Mandarin Chinese can be learnt at any age. However, learning Chinese for kids can be easier depending on the context. Indeed, many studies have confirmed that young children can learn the elements of a foreign language very quickly when they are immersed in a favorable context, such as settling abroad.

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Differences between IB Mandarin, GCSE Chinese, and AP Chinese exam

Chiahua | June 11, 2019

We have new online Mandarin courses launched!

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5 cartoons that help kids improve their Chinese listening skills

Pierre Cerchiaro | March 12, 2019

Learning a language requires two things: active knowledge (speaking, writing) and passive knowledge (listening, reading). Both should be practiced on a regular basis in order to see improvement in the learning process. In today’s article, we’ll talk about how to improve your kid’s listening skills by watching cartoons in Mandarin Chinese. (If you are an adult, check our article listing the 6 funniest YouTube channels to practice your Chinese listening skills

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How can kids have a Chinese language immersion without being in China?

Pierre Cerchiaro | December 06, 2018

China is experiencing overwhelming growth, especially interest in the language and culture. Starting to speak Mandarin Chinese from a young age helps the children to develop a strong knowledge of the language and make them able to communicate with Chinese native speakers, which will be a huge asset for them in the future when entering the professional world .

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5 Famous Poems That Every Chinese Kid Knows

Jinna Wang | November 22, 2016

In the United States, everyone knows the words to a few songs that are taught to children at an early age. Perhaps you learned “Mary Had A Little Lamb” at home with your parents, or maybe you learned “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” during pre-school as part of a classroom activity. The point is, the words to these songs are deeply ingrained in your memory as part of your early education, and strengthened by repetition over time.

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