Resources: Children's Chinese Textbooks, Online Chinese, Chinese Lesson Plans and resource websites

Thought resources for learning Chinse in school were boring and not as good as for other languages? Then look here to ensure what you buy is the best for your needs. We conduct independent reviews of Chinese textbooks, exam revision guides and online Chinese teaching resources - each has its strengths and weaknesses. Ensure you understand what is best for your class and children learning Mandarin Chinese or about China.

Review of brilliant new resource for children learning Chinese Characters - Memrise based on latest neuroscience

Resource Title:   Memrise

Author:   Memrise inc

Cost (RRP):  Free

Available from:   www.memrise .com

Chinese Calligraphy – resources to consider - links to other websites

Looking to do some Chinese writing / calligraphy with your class, school, after-school club?  Then create your session using these links and resources to ensure the children are engaged in its history, beauty and the technique involved.

 

Why not check out the following links:

 

KS2 Mandarin Chinese Scheme of Work Lesson Plans - Unit 7: All Aboard

Before looking at this unit or any other unit of this Scheme of Work, you are advised to read the teachers notes about the Scheme of Work that can be found HERE

Each unit of this Scheme of Work is is designed to be used across a term (if working within a scholastic year of 6 terms or one unit every half term if working with a scholastic year of 3 terms). It is envisaged that children are taught Mandarin Chinese for between 40 minutes and an hour with follow up either by the Chinese teacher or more likely by the class teacher throughout the week.

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