As I mentioned before, if you go to a Chinese weekend school, you will find something interesting – the higher the grade, the fewer the students. There is a reason behind this phenomenon.
When kids are growing older, they start to develop their own opinions. Since learning Mandarin Chinese is not easy, it takes a lot of work, an older child, especially a teen kid, usually has a lot of going on activities, he will feel less motivated to learn Chinese. No wonder, a lot of older children refuse to go to Chinese weekend schools. Many of them give up learning Chinese too.Continue reading “How to Have Your Older Kid Keep Learning Mandarin Chinese at Home”