In this post, we are going to learn the second part of Mulan poem. For the first part, please read the post: Let’s Learn Mulan’s Story in Mandarin Chinese (1) Mulan Joined the army.
From the first part of this poem, we learned the reason why Mulan joined the army and her hard life in the army. In the second part, we will learn Mulan’s life after she went back home. Let’s take a look.
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In this post, we are going to learn another Chinese tang poem by a very famous poet and politician Wang, Wei.
Wang, Wei was a very talented person. He was good at a lot of fields including music, drawing and writing etc.
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In this post, we are going to learn shapes in Mandarin Chinese. I wish to teach my kids shapes through singing but can’t find a right song for this purpose, so I decided to create a song by myself.
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In my post: How My Family Celebrated Chinese New Year, I talked about how ordinary people like my family celebrated Chinese new year.
In this post, I will talk about what are general Chinese new year traditions. At the same time, as usual, we will learn some Chinese characters related with this topic.
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Halloween (万圣节) (wan4 sheng4 jie2) is here. It is the happiest day for kids, at least for my kids.
When I just came to America, I didn’t understand why people are so happy on this day. It seems American people enjoy playing with anything related with ghost (鬼) (gui3) and death (死亡) (si3 wang2).
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