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New U.S. Children's Show Teaching Chinese

Posted by boran February 14, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

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:

About Ni Hao Kai-lan

 

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.

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