5 Reasons Why Singaporean Kids Struggle To Learn Chinese

March 9th, 2017|

It’s no secret that Chinese has become more important in today’s economic situation. However, our children’s attitudes have not changed much! Mandarin is still a major hurdle for our mostly English-speaking youth. Here are five reasons why, and tips on [...]

8 Tips To Improve Chinese Composition In Primary School

December 14th, 2016|

Chinese composition holds 20% of the total grade for PSLE. Unlike Comprehension, this component relies entirely on the primary school child’s ability to write what they’re thinking...without prompts! Though it may seem overwhelming, you can score more easily when you [...]

How to help your child learn Chinese Characters

November 17th, 2016|

Do your primary school children find learning Chinese characters difficult? I did. I can vividly remember my frustrations when I had to study for my 听写. Unlike English spelling, where I could attempt to phonetically spell a word, Chinese characters [...]

Book Review from a Primary 4 perspective

July 2nd, 2016|

Often times, we read about bloggers who have bought and read Chinese books with their children, and who recommend these books on their blogs. However, don't you ever wonder what the child thinks of the book? Shouldn't a good book [...]

6 fun ways to learn Mandarin digitally

June 1st, 2016|

We know that children learn best when they are having fun. Here are 6 fun and cool ways that you can keep them learning & engaged in their Mandarin journey. 1. Reading Apps There are countless e-book apps on the [...]

DinoMama – A Singapore Mom Blogger’s review

May 17th, 2016|

Reposting from DinoMama (an energetic, active and involved Singaporean Mom Blogger), on her impressions of Connected Learning's lessons.  Stay tuned as she details DinoBoy's journey with us! Friday, March 18, 2016 Connected Learning, the Online Tutor DinoBoy's Chinese results [...]

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