Writing words and phrases has been a major part of homework in primary school. Mrs. Du discovered that her Standard 2 son had been very slow in writing, especially words with more strokes or words not commonly used in daily life.
Reading is the foundation of learning. The age between 3 and 8 years old is the golden period of reading development. Thus, nothing is more important than parents helping children to read more and to improve on their reading ability
How time flies and it’s already half of the year 2017. Over the past several months, we have seen in the mass media news about youngsters committing suicides due to severe stress. As the list gets longer and the cases get
Aiming at parents who hold high hopes for their children, tuition service has been flourishing in recent years. Spurred by the proliferation of internet, some tuition
Why are your Chinese flashcards different from others?”
“Why are there no pictures in your flashcards?”
“Can children learn better without pictures?”
These are some of the questions we often encounter regarding our flashcards.
Yes, Yelaoshr® Chinese flashcards
“Learning Chinese words at the age of 3? Why so ‘kiasu’? Mandarin is a difficult language to learn. I want my child to enjoy his/her preschool years. Furthermore, it’s never too late to learn it when he/she enters kindergarten!”
The above is a common reaction from parents
Firstly, we need to understand that learning pinyin (Chinese phonetic alphabet) is not learning to recognize Chinese words. Pinyin is recording pronunciation. Using pinyin to improve literacy and reading creates an additional obstacle