This is a great blog post by a Montessori preschool / International Baccalaureate school in USA that summarises important factors that influence language learning. There’s no miracle working in language learning! … Continue reading 9 Factors that Influence Language Learning for Kids
Laurence Larson, an Aucklander who’s now based in Beijing, performing, producing and writing music in Chinese and English. Here’s a great 10 minute video on how he finds life in … Continue reading Great insight on China by Laurence Larson
Here’s a good write up about it: https://thespinoff.co.nz/parenting/28-03-2018/reo-2-go-the-social-group-helping-whanau-learn-te-reo/ In effect, you’re learning te reo the same way children do – not by becoming a linguist, but through repetition, imitation and … Continue reading Passing languages on between generations when parents aren’t too fluent..
In time for Chinese New Year! This is a good write up, with videos, of the various types of lion dances! https://mustsharenews.com/global-lion-dances/