Learning Chinese through music videos
Published on Jan 14, 2014 8:18 AM
Young children can now learn Chinese by tuning in to online music videos that mix English and Mandarin lyrics.
The clips can be accessed free via the We Love Bilingualism channel on video website YouTube.
Self-employed property agent Richard Wan, who wrote 12 songs for the videos and put them online last November, hopes children can learn Chinese through song.
"Many children grow up in an English-speaking environment and may not be used to listening to Mandarin songs," said Mr Wan, 52, whose project was sponsored by the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism.
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