Educational Resource – Voki (Voice Recording Website)

A fun website that could be used to encourage your child to speak Mandarin at home is called Voki. It is a free website with the option to pay for a premium account to unlock more features and more character embellishments. One way that your child could utilize this website would be to listen to […]

Chinese Culture – Reality Show X-Change

In this show, two boys swap families while cameras document their experiences. One boy comes from a poor family in a rural area and one comes from an affluent family in a big city. Over the course of six or seven episodes per swap, viewers learn about the background of both families – their jobs, income, […]

喜羊羊 – Pleasant Goat and the Big Bad Wolf

A popular children’s cartoon show in China is called 喜羊羊 or Pleasant Goat and the Big Bad Wolf. The premise of the story is pretty simple. The show is about a group of goats living on the Green Pasture, Qing Qing Grasslands/Plains, (青青草原) and the story revolving around a clumsy wolf who wants to eat them. It is aired on […]