This week we are learning how to say our different family members. We are also learning to read and write the different characters. We are going to use the new words that we are learning to create our very own family trees.
My family – 我的家 Wǒ de jiā
Me – 我 wǒ
Mother – 妈妈 māma
Father – 爸爸 bàba
Older sister – 姐姐 jiě jie
Younger sister – 妹妹 mèi mei
Older brother -哥哥 gēge
Younger brother -弟弟 dìdi
wài gōng / 外 公grandad (mother’s side)
wài pó / 外 婆grandma (mother‘s side)
yé ye / 爷 爷grandad (father’s side)
nǎi nai / 奶 奶grandma (father’s side)
Have a practice at home!!
Check out this fantastic presentation about China. Some children in year 6 decided to make it as part of their optional Mandarin homework. Chinese-homework