Chinese Writing and Language Is Fun and Easy with a new site called MemRise which uses mnemonics to help teach adult and kids Mandarin Chinese.
My kids are one quarter Chinese so I am making them learn Mandarin even though no one in my family can speak it. It’s become a very popular foreign language option at our Middle School so I thought I’d post on all the paraphenalia that I’ve found to expose my kids to Chinese.
Cheat sheet to learn how to pronounce Mandarin Chinese pinyin.
In today’s increasingly multicultural world, many children hear two or more languages being spoken on a daily basis. Studies have shown that children that grow up with more than one language outperform their peers in verbal and non-verbal skills, and perform better on standardized tests.
NY Times Article: Foreign Languages Fade Except Chinese and my take on it.