Memorizing Chinese characters is one of the hardest aspects of the language. Here are tips on interest-based learning with context clues and character components.
Despite my lack of fluency, my daughter loves to speak, sing, and read Chinese. She knows and understands >1000 characters due to strategies described in this post.
Books are my favorite gift to give for any occasion, especially for multilingual kids. Although kids are often more excited about getting toys, books are always my go-to gift. This is because gifting books sends a clear message that literacy is important.
Kids will read when they are ready, but everybody benefits from early exposure to Chinese characters! Here are tips on how to cultivate interest, attention span, and print awareness and recommended first Chinese characters to teach children!
Learning to read Chinese is a very exciting milestone, but does your child truly understand what they are reading? Here are 6 fun ways to test Chinese reading comprehension skills!