Start to read independently with these short comic stories, all written in characters that the child has learnt from Basic Chinese 500 course. The stories in this series include history, classic, language learning, science, humour, and more.
Each story comes with some background information. It would be a great opportunity for parents to engage children in related discussions.
What do you say if we can learn language and maths at the same time? In this story, there are 4 idioms. Every one of them is made up of at least one number. All of the characters in these idioms are all taught in the course:
This kind of language games has been very popular since ancient times among scholars. Apart from idioms, it also appears in couplets and poetry. There are many common, everyday used idioms that are in this pattern. Below are some further examples. How many of them do you and your children know?
All the characters used above are taught in the course. It is very effective to learn new things with knowledge that the child already grasped. To learn more Chinese idioms in the same way, we recommend Idioms in Comic.
*Each of these idioms contains two numbers.