Author: chinese4kids

Chinese Characters

Chinese characters have 5000 years of history. How did they originate? How did they look like and how did they evolve over the time? In this video, you can find out the story and history of several characters: 日(sun), 鸟(bird), 林(trees), 水(water), 鱼(fish) and so...

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London Bridge is Falling Down in Chinese

London Bridge is Falling Down is a famous nursery rhyme in English. There is a Chinese version, basically the exact translation of the lyrics. Easy for children, esp. those who are familiar with the original song, to memorize. You can get the lyrics of this song and other 11 Chinese children’s songs by clicking...

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Chinese is One of the Hardest Languages to Learn

Would like to share with you a very interesting infographic “The Hardest Languages to Learn”. According to this infographic, Spanish, Italian and French are easy to learn; Russian, Hindi and Greek and medium to lean; and Chinese is among the top 4 most difficult languages to learn! There are many factors determining how hard a language is to be learned, number of hours which has to be devoted to learning is one of the key factor. According to this infographic, the easy languages require 23-24 weeks, or 576-600 hours to learn; the medium languages require 44 weeks, or 1,100 hours to learn; and hard ones require double the time — 88 weeks or 2,200 class hours! Keeping this in mind and keep on going with Chinese learning! Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community –...

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song 3: Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to You must be one of the most sung songs in the world. It exists in various languages too. It is always a good idea to teach children this song because they can impress others at birthday parties by simply singing this to the birthday...

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Happy Birthday Song in Chinese

Happy Birthday Song must be one of the most sung songs in the world. It exists in various languages too. It is always a good idea to teach children this song because they can impress others at birthday parties by simply singing this to the birthday child. For children, this song is extremely easy to learn. The melody is the same as its English version and the lyrics are basically the same sentence repeated several times. Have a look at the lyrics: You can get the lyrics of this song and other 11 Chinese children’s songs by clicking...

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