In this video Mei Mei takes us to school in China, joining young children in an entertaining display of life and language in the classroom. Combining the authentic insight of a documentary with Mei Mei’s trademark short lessons, this exciting video portrays the enthusiasm and artistry of teachers and children in a modern urban school. Not only will you learn new words and phrases associated with education, but you will experience the children’s school day from beginning to end, including recess and naptime. In her teaching, Mei Mei orchestrates a full range of educational devices, music, art, action, and words to make learning a great joy for children of all ages. Adults too will find this video a real pleasure to watch.
Instructor Mei Mei Hu takes youngsters on a sparkling tour of a Chinese school. With sprightly musical interludes backing footage of girls and boys arriving at school, eating breakfast, exercising, dancing, napping, and much more. This sampled program from a five-part Play and Learn Chinese series, not only offers a lovely taste of a school day in China but also introduces Mandarin." — Booklist (American Library Association
Let’s Go to School includes: Going to School, Breakfast, Morning Exercises, Morning Classes, Recess, Lunch, Naptime, Afternoon Classes, & Performance. Running time: 30 minutes. For children of all ages. English and Chinese Mandarin narration.
English with CHINESE
Exempt from Formal Classification: Item13. Community or cultural. A film wholly comprising a documentary record of a community or cultural activity or event.