Top 5 Chinese cultural experiences for kids
Sydney is packed with many interesting and diverse cultural activities for kids who are curious to learn more about the Chinese culture.
Below is five major events or venues that offer Chinese cultural experiences for children:
1. Lunar Lanterns at Circular Quay
The Spring Festival is the biggest, most important celebration of the Chinese festivals, also known as the Chinese New Year Festival. And this year, it falls on 16 February 2018, the Year of the Dog.
Once again, the City of Sydney ...
All about children’s foreign language contests
The benefit of learning a foreign language is not just about gaining knowledge of another culture.
Children who learn a foreign language can enjoy their new skills in various ways - such as participating in language contests which will give them the opportunities to win attractive prizes, gain unique experiences, and even experience overseas travel. What a great reward!
This is a list of all the major foreign language contests held in Australia.1. Linguafest Short Film Competition
How to motivate your child to learn a second language
Learning a second language is a fun exploration of another culture. Children learning a second language gain advantages in having better problem solving skills, improved language skills including their first language, and overall higher academic performance compared to their peers who are monolinguals. They would also enjoy better university and career opportunities.
Parents greatly influence their children’s interest in learning a second language and their motivation depends on parental invo...