Say the greetings duirng Lunar New Year in Mandarin
Ask and answer qustions about which animal year we were born
Learning the greetings during Lunar New Year is not that hard, as you may have seen or heard them in Singapore. In details, the words about Lunare New Year are:
新年 xīn nián （new year）
恭喜发财 gōng xǐ fā cái （Happy Lunar New Year）
红包 hóng bāo （red packet）
鼠 shǔ （rat）
虎 hǔ （tiger）
兔 tù （rabbit）
龙 lóng （dragon）
蛇 shé （snake）
马 mǎ （horse）
羊 yáng （goat）
猴 hóu （monkey）
鸡 jī （rooster）
狗 gǒu （dog）
猪 zhū （pig）
你属什么？ nǐ shǔ shén me? （Which animal year were you born?）
我属狗。 Wǒ shǔ gǒu. （ I was born in the year of the dog.）
我属猪。 Wǒ shǔ zhū. （I was born in the year of the pig.）
I have made a set of cards on Quizlet (quizlet.com or download the app for phone or ipad) to help your child practice learning this topic.
Search for laoshilinda (all one word lower case) and then choose “Lunar New Year”.
The video here explains how to use Quizlet https://vimeo.com/113241642
You do not need to know any Mandarin yourself to use any of these resources.
Please let me know if you have any questions.