TV: Progress in Chinese

TV: Progress in Chinese

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An online channel dedicated to promoting a love of Mandarin starting from a child's preschool years. Diana Ser is founder of Crazy About Chinese (www.dianaser.com), an online channel dedicated to promoting a love of Mandarin starting from a child's preschool years. She champions parent-led learning during the "golden period" of language acquisition 0- 6 years, through play and routine day-to-day activities. A former broadcast journalist, Diana is effectively bilingual in English and Mandarin. She has over 20 years of experience in the Singapore media industry spanning TV, print and radio.
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My daughter really love to watch learning video at youtube.. but it makes her more interest in english than indonesian language. Is that okay if she learn the name lof all the thing in 2 language? She
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It's great that she's learning two languages!
wow awesome...bilingual better ...mom u are so lucky bcs ur daughter so smart and talented...
that's cool actualy👍
wah that's nice
that is okay
My daughter speaks fluent English and learns Chinese in school. But we don't speak Chinese. n this case, is it essential that she takes extra classes in Chinese?
I have bought joyreader for my kid, now he can read through
One way to do it "free of charge" is by joining Chinese playgroups. Try to get to know Chinese speaking moms and arrange play dates. When I'm at the playground and meet mommies who speak mandarin, I s
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Chinese language can be challenging in Sch setting esp for children who doesn't interacts much with it. Having extra classes depend on whether the child wants it or not. No point letting her attend if
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i have an 8mth old at home, hub n i speak to him in english, where both side grandparents in mandarin & hokkien. Lately, hub's nephew who had attended childcare for a year only speak in english to eve
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Arghh im Struggling as well. You. Are not alone. Guess what, my boy refuses to speak mandarin to me. When i speak to him, he will give me the blur look. Really out of my wits ..
This may seem like a cliche, but every child is different. What happened with your nephew may be worrying, but still, it may not happen to your child. That said, Singapore's larger environment tends t
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I insisted on speaking to my girl in Mandarin at home and encourage to speak and reply me in mandarin as well. Her Chinese language teacher also provided guidance and told us encourage her to converse
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I came from a English speaking background when growing up, what should I do so that my child will be made fun of being "jiak kang tang"?
Hi Stephen, do you intend to let your child be a truely bilingual?
i think u meant "will not" huh?
How to avoid confusion from teaching bilingual to kid? I'm afraid it will affect my kid's abillity to speak.
did you know that kids can really pick up multiple languages with ease, and that it only helps to sharpen their intelligence? i suggest if you and your partner know more than one language, use it a
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Are flashcards really good and effective? I just bought a whole set of them and can't wait to start on it.
Honestly most of these flashcards, reading DVDs may not exactly be as effective as we think it is to teach reading to kids. Some will say in order to teach kids to read we need to start by teaching ph
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There are 2 school of thoughts. What's your view on tv n ipad for the kids? I would say the fast movements of flash cards words the same way as tv/ipad. If u are ok with tv n ipad then yes flash cards
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Do you think it's a little too overwhelming for my 4yr old if we are trying to teach her 3 languages right now? (English, Malay and Thai, due to our heritage). Should we stick to just 2 and explore th
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What a beautiful blend of heritage you have there! I was told that kids brains are like sponges! The more they are exposed to, the more they will learn. As long as you don't make it stressful and
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How to make my kid to speak comparably fluent for both language?
Hi Syareefa, if you watch ParentTV's interview with me, I have learnt that one tends to have one dominant language. In my case, it is English. But I am still able to attain a decent level in my other
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What kind of activities can we do to teach Mandarin to young kids below 1yr old?
Hi Michelle, you can watch the videos on my website (www.dianaser.com). You may need to adapt them because your child is younger. I played a lot of music ( mommy sing along), read books and spoke to m
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How early is it needed to start implementing bilingual speaking habit in house?
As early as possible. Watch our video : )