Curriculum to Learn Mandarin Chinese

We have tried many different resources in our journey to learn Mandarin.  Our newest find seems to be the best yet.   Basic Spoken Chinese and Basic Written Chinese by Cornelius Kubler separates spoken and written Mandarin.  One of the major difficulties we have had in learning Mandarin is the slower…

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Foreign Language Lessons in Kindergarten

We start foreign language formally in Kindergarten.  By formally, I mean that we do formal lessons, but they don’t have to look like pencil and paper tasks at a desk.  My daughter is studying three foreign languages this year – Koine Greek, Mandarin, and Arabic.  Some days she may do…

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Learning Mandarin Chinese in a Homeschool

Learning different languages is an important part of our approach to homeschooling.  In North America it is typically considered unusual to spend much time learning more than one foreign language, but in other parts of the globe multiple languages are normal and expected.   Mandarin is a language we have…

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