15/05/2020 Friday Roundup
Friday has rolled around quickly again! With restrictions beginning to ease across the state and as we adjust to a new kind of normal in SA, we hope you are still keeping safe and well as winter approaches, but also enjoying your days that little bit more!
Some of you may have noticed each week we feature a new image from China as the header to this newsletter. While travel restrictions are in place we would love you to share with us your favourite scenic China travel photo along with a brief description so we can feature it in our newsletter. Simply email it through us!
Live Online Chinese Cultural Workshop
Thursday, May 28, 10:00-10:30am
Join us for an online paper cutting 剪纸 workshop via zoom as we create the pattern for the Chinese character "囍". In this session you will learn more about this special characters meaning, as well as the history behind Chinese paper cutting.
For further information click here or to register please email us.
Chinese Poetry Sing Along Program
June 4 - September 24
We welcome you and your children to join us for this fortnightly music program to learn Chinese poetry and sing along with live acoustic music.
For further information click here. To register in the program click here.
Children's Activity Worksheets
This week we have two new worksheets for your children to try:
Ancient Chinese Inventions
To view the full list of worksheets and activities available click here.
Don't forget to send us their work to be featured on our website!
Nihao 你好 Mate
To view last weeks episode click here.
To find out more email us.
Chengyu 成语 of the week
Chengyu are a type of Chinese idiom which mostly consist of four characters. They were widely used in classical Chinese and are still commonly used today.
拨云见日 bō yún jiàn rì
Direct translation: move clouds see sun
Meaning: To dispel the clouds and see the sun or to break through the darkness.
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