In Shanghai, an ex-pat tests the local Chinese people their knowledge of some of the hardest characters to pronounce and write. Hopefully this can give you some confidence the next time you think learning Chinese is tough!
Mandarin is one of the most useful languages in the world!
Watch this clip to see why we should learn!
It's Mid-Autumn Festival in China. Here is the mythical story of Chang-E.
Fun Fun Elmo is ALL in Mandarin. It is hard, but be brave! Use it for listening practice as they start with tones, numbers and greetings. It's really fun to watch, and it's a good idea to take out a notebook and write down the words you know in pinyin. If you like it, there are 26 episodes available!
An all Chinese cartoon teaching us about clothes. This is for students looking for a challenge! See if you can pick out the items of clothing we have learned in Books 1 and 2. What other words do you recognise?
Remember how to greet people in Chinese with this primary school song!
A fun nature video to remember Chinese radicals and characters!
China plans to build the first forest city to tackle air pollution.
Amazing! Not sure they thought it was going to go that high!