The Chinese words 都【dōu=all】and 所有【suǒyǒu=all】 are used to express different meanings of the English word “all”. This lesson explains the ways the two words are used in Chinese.
The Chinese words 比较【bǐjiào】 and 更【gèng】are used to make comparisons. This lesson plan provides an example on how to teach the differences between the words.
The usages of Chinese adverbs 才【cái】and 就【jiù】often confuse the Chinese beginners or foreigners when learning Mandarin Chinese grammar. If you are a new teacher, here step-by-step lesson plans for teaching mandarin: how-to teach the differences between them.
The Chinese characters 认为【rènwéi】, 以为【yǐwéi】, and 觉得【juéde】all describe thinking in the Chinese language. This lesson plan goes over the similarities and differences in their use.
A unit on China can be enhanced by discussing the way that Chinese celebrate birthdays. The celebration of birthdays offers insight into Chinese culture. References to birthday-oriented web sites will be included. Differences between the Western and Chinese experience are investigated.
If you are a new teacher and don’t know how to teach Chinese Date Formats, here are step-by-step lesson plans on teaching Mandarin to beginning students. Learn how to teach International Date Formats in Mandarin Chinese that is used in Mainland China.
When studying Chinese, we can learn culture as we learn language. This lesson plan incorporates the language used when we need directions, including north, south, up, down, and so forth. This lesson plan offers motivation and insight into one of the world’s oldest civilizations.
If you are a new teacher, learn step-by-step how to teach the usages of 会 【huì】, 能【néng】and 可以【kěyǐ. Information includes the similarities and differences between them, and the possible answer for 会 【huì】, 可以【kěyǐ】and 能【néng】questions.
Numbers have a special place in Chinese culture. They are very closely associated with one’s fortune. Let’s learn some Chinese and practice our numerical skills at the same time. Learning number characters offers a good introduction to the language, and to learning the names of dates and weekdays.
Chinese punctuation marks are used to aide the clarity of written language as in English. Here you continue to learn how to write other Chinese punctuation marks that are different from English in shape and usage.