Simon will continue with his weekly Chinese practices throughout the summer.
Simon’s progress in Chinese over the last couple of weeks. It’s funny how he writes neat cursive English words alongside the characters during the Mandarin lessons but hates writing cursive the rest of the time, with a few exceptions.
Simon doing his Chinese homework:
And here’s the same homework corrected by the tutor:
Our Chinese teacher is back!
From Saturday’s Chinese lesson – Simon writing the characters and – at the end of the video – naming the strokes:
And he could still read that sentence from last week without pinyin!
This weekend was marked with another milestone: Simon read his first Chinese sentence without pinyin.
Here are a couple of impressions of Simon’s progress in Chinese, all filmed in September: