What resources exist to help children learn Chinese?
To learn Chinese, you need to learn Pinyin and also Chinese characters. Check out the learn Chinese free online, by learning a Chinese character a day.
Some websites exist specifically for children learning Chinese and sell various learning books and tapes for studying Chinese language and culture. These include Chinese Children’s Books, Shen’s Bookstore, Asia for Kids, AsianParent.com (Chinese children’s Books and DVDs for 0-12 year olds) and China Sprout. China Books and Periodicals also has a children’s section. The Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission of Taiwan has a site for Overseas Chinese Internet Education. ChineseTide offers Chinese courses for children and teens. Could you tell me how to say my name or some other word in Chinese? Could you send me a picture of “some phrase” translated into Chinese? Translation is an exacting process and it can be hard to tell what meaning you want, even for a short phrase. Also, as a non-native speaker of Chinese, I might miss the nuances and proper way of saying what you want. Finally, producing pictures of Chinese is a time-consuming process. For these reasons, I generally do not respond t