Finally, it is time for me to leave the wonderful world of teaching in the classroom to blogging about it. What better way to start of than by talking about something so simple and yet can be so impossible to Read More …
Here is a question submitted by a reader. Submitted on 2012/09/24 at 7:53 pm by Kayla at this blog My main question/concern is how will I teach my children to read and write in 3 languages? They’ll obviously learn how Read More …
When I wrote my first whitepaper a few months ago, I could not think of a better topic to write about than this one …. about how to raise a kid to learn 3 languages before the age of 6 Read More …
Hi. a classmate at our Business Mandarin Intermediate course （商务汉语中级班） had asked me how to add Chinese Han Yu Pin Yin to Chinese characters on the Microsoft Word Document. Here is a quick video lesson for you.
I received this through a friend. It might not be the appropriate post for kids, but for the parents who are reading this blog, I am certain this is one of those things in your life you can live with Read More …
Acronyms shorten the use of full names. In some cases, such as these ones, PUB, BRA and PLN, they have different meaning depending on how they are used. Here are the 3 acronyms which can be words with real meaning in a language.
Part 2 reveals how you can relief your child’s stress in under 1 minute. It is not a scientific or a religious remedy. A simple method that does not require you to scold, ignore, reprimand or be impolite. (SIRI)
When we fail to manage stress, we fail to manage time. Help yourself first before attending to your child. Learn how to relief your child who is under stress and manage stressful situations in one minute.
Here’s another reason that you shouldn’t be using the online dictionary to help you with translation. While browsing on Youtube, I came across a video lesson on how to use Google chat to translate Mandarin to English. This is what I have discovered.
If you are struggling to make sentences using a foreign language, why not try this secret technique? It is so simple yet many of us take it for granted. It is a personal secret of mine which has proven successful regardless of age and language. Share it with your friends, use it to teach your toddlers and make use of it when you are speaking a foreign language for the first time. It works like magic.
No matter how many languages my child can speak, she will only be at peace with speaking the languages her parents understands the most. It brings me back to the home where I grew up. My parents do not speak English, so we only speak Malay to them because we know they understand this language and therefore will understand us.
Contrary to popular belief, taking notes does not improve memory. It merely helps us store information in auxiliary memory, analogous to data and information in the computer which is stored for future use. I never understood this logic until recently when I wanted so badly to FORGET things I don’t want to remember.
Language learning is a life long journey. Based on own personal experience as a parent / tutor of a multi-lingual kid, I can tell you 10 signs your child may be disinterested in learning a 2nd language.
I am currently attending a course in comprehensive Business Mandarin Course (intermediate) at the Singapore Chinese Instituter Of Commerce and Business. So, am I ready for the challenge? Yes, I am.