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If you want to make your own, customized vocabulary worksheet, or if you want to give your students a vocabulary dictation, this convenient vocabulary worksheet makes your life easier! Print it, copy it, and fill it in! Download the pdf … Continue reading
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Learning Chinese is as easy as 1, 2, 3! This lesson plan covers the basics of numbers in Chinese, including counting, easy math, dates and times. If you know the numbers one through ten in Chinese, you can basically count to 99 in no time! Continue reading
一叶障目 Yī yè zhàng mù Translation: Use a leaf to cover one’s eyes. Meaning: To be nitpicking, to focus on the small details and lose sight of the bigger picture. Story There was in the State of Chu a poor … Continue reading
流水不腐, 户枢不蠹 Liú shuǐ bù fǔ, hù shū bú dù Translation: Running water never goes bad; door hubs never gather termites. Meaning: Things that are constantly in motion, or in use, never go bad. Source This proverb can be found … Continue reading
兔子不吃窝边草 Tù zi bù chī wō biān cǎo Translation: Rabbits do not eat the grass around their burrows. Meaning: The proverb is usually used derogatorily. It is believed that a villain usually does not harm his neighbors. Vocabulary
Vocabulary A Character Pinyin English 奥运 àoyùn Olympics (N)
Character Pinyin English 把 bǎ to take; indicates a thing being acted upon 北 běi north (N) 北京 běijīng Beijing (N)
Character Pinyin English 长城 chángchéng Great Wall (N)