New Way to Learn Chinese Online — Naturally, Creatively, Bilingually

New Way to Learn Chinese Online — Naturally, Creatively, Bilingually

By Dr Woo Yen Yen—former education professor and designer of Dim Sum Warriors’ comics-based approach to learning languages: Jacqueline is the mom of 7-year-old Isaac. I spoke to her and this is her genuine feedback about the difference Dim Sum Warriors has made...
Earth Day in Chinese: 45 Essential Terms

Earth Day in Chinese: 45 Essential Terms

April 22nd, 2022 – Earth Day in Chinese is 地球日. Protecting the earth has, until this point, always been something that many of us are all a bit too casual about—we try to do something when we remember and don’t feel too bad when we don’t. This year, our actions...
Fun Story at Lunar or Chinese New Year for Kids: Celebrating is Hard Work!

Fun Story at Lunar or Chinese New Year for Kids: Celebrating is Hard Work!

Lunar or Chinese New Year for Kids: Celebrating is Hard Work! When we were living in New York City and feeling very homesick around Chinese New Year, I found myself looking for a funny picture book featuring the activities and traditions of Chinese New Year for kids...
What I Never Knew About the Chinese New Year Red Envelope While Growing Up

What I Never Knew About the Chinese New Year Red Envelope While Growing Up

Introduction Growing up, the most exciting part of Chinese New Year for me was always the Chinese New Year Red Envelope or Red Packet—the 红包  hóngbāo! On the eve of Chinese New Year, it is a common practice for families to gather to have 团圆饭  tuányuán fàn or reunion...
3 Reasons Why the Dim Sum Warriors Books are NOT Designed to follow a Reading Levels Chart

3 Reasons Why the Dim Sum Warriors Books are NOT Designed to follow a Reading Levels Chart

Many classrooms employ reading levels charts for their students,  but up-to-date research is showing that this way of regulating students’ reading doesn’t have strong scientific evidence to support it. This is why we have deliberately shied away from...