Use of Chineasy cards with children

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Amazing progress with Chinese Are your children learning a foreign language? Is it French, German or Spanish? Have they tried learning Chinese? In the video below, you will see how my children are quick to pick up Chinese words and even characters by simply doing what all children enjoy doing: by matching two cards with Chinese characters. Recently, it came … Read More

IELTS Speaking exam: holiday

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Lesson 1 I am sure you remember that the most basic words you learnt when you learnt to talk about travel were words like: ‘a flight’, ‘a nice view’, ‘a trip’, ‘a beach’, etc. These are basic words and will not score you ‘brownie points’, i.e. they will not give you the highest marks in the exam. You need to … Read More

How to talk about activities and hobbies in Chinese

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What do you like doing?你喜欢什么 What is the best way to get you started in Chinese? Some vocabulary related to things you and other people like doing. This is always a winner and I recommend you look through it. If you are familiar with pinyin, it should be easy but be careful with the tones. If you would like to … Read More