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Enjoy Your Chinese Language Learning with Educational Video Games on Dudu

18 June 2019 | CommonTown

Learning Chinese becomes so much more fun when you’re using Dudu, where the beautifully illustrated eBooks come with quizzes and games to keep children engaged and entertained even as they study....

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How e-Books can teach your autistic child to read – without a struggle

27 May 2019 | Dr Chung Tzemin, Education Scientist, CommonTown Pte Ltd

You know your son or daughter is smart and wants to learn, but perhaps they get really frustrated when it comes to reading. And you may have already tried everything to help your children, from using flash cards to playing word games...

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How to Choose Chinese Books for Your Child's Proficiency

18 April 2019 | CommonTown

Many parents say they aren’t exactly sure of how good their children are at Chinese. It’s likely that the only idea they have of their children’s skill level is the marks they get on tests and homework, especially if they haven’t made it a habit yet to practise Chinese with their children at home...

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The Fun Way to Help Your Child Learn Chinese - and Love It!

27 March 2019 | Dr Chung Tzemin, Education Scientist, CommonTown Pte Ltd 

Research shows that children growing up in a home with at least eighty books will achieve greater literacy and numeracy in adulthood…

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Should I let my child use "Learning Chinese Apps"? The nagging doubt about screen time. 

14 February 2019 | Dr Chung Tzemin, Education Scientist, CommonTown Pte Ltd 

Worried that your children spend too much time staring at their iPads? Should you even have given them their own devices at all?  It seems impractical to take them away altogether...

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The more words, the merrier: How you can help develop your child's vocabulary

17 January 2019 | Dr Chung Tzemin, Education Scientist, CommonTown Pte Ltd

Words or vocabulary are the stepping stones towards learning grammar and eventually, reading. This is why helping your child develop his vocabulary is so important...

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Talk about what you read together - even if Chinese isn't your first language

10 December 2018 | Dr Chung Tzemin, Education Scientist, CommonTown Pte Ltd

Many parents may not have Chinese as a first language, and worry about how well they may be able to help their children learn Mandarin...

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Yes, you CAN help your child love reading in Chinese. Here’s how.

13 November 2018 | Dr Chung Tzemin, Education Scientist, CommonTown Pte Ltd

Don't give up - there are ways in which you, as a parent can help your child develop a Chinese reading habit like no one else can...

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