At GoEast Mandarin we’re convinced anyone can learn Mandarin. Our oldest students are aged in their 70s or 80s, and they still enjoy classes and progress their Chinese language ability. But also children from a very young age can learn Chinese, even if they don’t live in China and don’t have Chinese parents. (Here we have tips for non-Chinese parents supporting children learning Chinese) But for inspiration’s sake, here we have several foreign children speaking Chinese!
Numbers with Gideon
This is from GoEast Mandarin’s online Chinese language course for kids. It shows that children even from the beginning of their Chinese learning journey can speak Chinese.
China Daily interviewing Chinese speaking kids
Here’s a 4-minute video from China Daily, recorded in 2017. Their name, age and what they like in China — and even about their Chinese language journey. Like so many other
American child speaking fluent Mandarin
Wade Shepard about his daughter’s Chinese learning journey as a child (or even as a baby). She speaks fluent Mandarin, and uses Chinese as the main language to speak with the people around her. Another similar video is this child speaking fluent Chinese with a taxi driver.
Two daughters speaking fluent Chinese
Here are the two daughters from the famous investor Jim Rogers speaking in Chinese, fluently and also happily. (Rogers himself said ‘China is the future’, and sees very impressed by his daughter’s speaking ability.)
ABCs speaking Chinese
And then finally we have this funny video about some older *kids*: American Born Chinese (ABC’s) speaking Chinese to their parents.