New U.S. Children's Show Teaching Chinese
A new children's cartoon debuted on Nickelodeon in the U.S. last week. It's called Ni Hao Kai-lan and it looks like it's trying to do for Chinese what Dora the Explorer has done for Spanish. Here's a description from Nickelodeon's site:
I managed to watch one episode that was about dragon boat racing. Even though I'm not exactly its target demographic, it was amusing hearing English-speaking cartoon characters occasionally break into Chinese. Anyway, just another sign of the growing popularity of Chinese here in the states.
Not sure if your comment is appropriate? Check our Commenting Policy first.
New lesson idea? Please contact us.