Lillian Z.'s Resources

Save up or save down?

In Chinese, we say "sheng3 xia4 lai2".    However, in English, we say "save up"   Today, we are going to discuss why we put "xia4 lai2" after "sheng3", not "shang4 qu4"...


Feel hard to pronounce Chinese pinyin? Well, there is a lot to talk about Chinese Pinyin. Today, I am just gonna share with you my teaching method of eight of the initial consonants.   My way to teach my students is to help them to find the connection between Chinese Pinyin and their native language.    Below are the closest English words I can find for each consonant... read more