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Chinese English Bilingual Programme

Date: May 17, 2014 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities

Hey, Everyone, Our first video chat between students in England and China via Chinese social media QQ went very well. We had 10 students at England side and 6 students at China side. It was a busy learning morning. They did very well and used Chinese and English bilingual introduced themselves. I only noticed that…

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Chinese words in Transportation

Date: March 20, 2014 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities, Chinese songs

At last week’s preschool session, we played games and learnt transportation words in Chinese. I have put the words with pictures into a PDF with the lyrics from the song in the video. You can download it for singing together with your child. Transportation              

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Chinese Children’s song Ba luo bo 拔萝卜

Date: March 10, 2014 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities, Chinese songs

We know singing songs is one of the best ways to learn a second language.  For young children,  fun and active songs are the best.  We introduced Chinese children’s popular song Ba luo bo to our students last week.  Children came to join me to act out the song. We used a space hopper as…

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Chinese New Year 2014 Learning Materials Made For our Students

Date: January 21, 2014 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities, Chinese characters, Chinese Cultures & Traditions, Chinese New Year

From last week, on top of our weekly structured Chinese lessons, we add one Chinese New Year activity and read one related story book into our lessons each week. Last week, I made 12ChineseZodiacChart十二生肖图.  For our level 1 and level2 students, they wrote down the years for each animals on top of each animal pictures….

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Chinese New Year 2014/Horse Year/Ma Nian Bilingual Activities

Date: January 14, 2014 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities, Chinese Cultures & Traditions, Chinese New Year

It is the year of Wood Horse in 2014 in Chinese Astrology. The Chinese Zodiac follows the lunar cycle so the new year begins in the new moon on January 30, 2014. The new moon starts to emerge out on 31st Jan. so New Year Day one is on 31st Jan. Chinese people celebrate the…

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雪花 Snowflake

Date: December 15, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities

雪  花 xuě huā — snowflake (Lit: snow flower) I have been making paper cutting snowflakes to decorate our house.  To show my son (6 and half) how to make paper cutting snowflakes and learn Chinese, I have put together this Snowflake poem and paper cutting patterns. We read out the poem then do the…

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Christmas Chinese Match Card

Date: December 9, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities

Christmas is just around the corner. Some kids come to the classes with their father Christmas’ hat on. Kids asked how to say this kind of words in Chinese and if people in China celebrate Christmas. To teach my students how to say Christmas related words in Chinese, I have made the Chinese Matching cards….

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Halloween Bilingual Activity –Chinese Paper Cutting

Date: October 22, 2013 Author: Jing Wang Categories: Bilingual Activities

I always feel quite energetic before Holloween. There are so many activities I can do with the kids. We made some Jack-O-Lanterns (we call it nánguādēng 南瓜灯 )yesterday.                   For the kids to learn Chinese while having fun,  I have made some Chinese Paper Cutting patterns. The…

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