With Chinese New Year almost upon us (see The Best Resources For Chinese New Year), I thought it might be useful to pull together a few good accessible links that students could use to learn about China.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, and I’ll be adding more. Feel free to add your suggestions.
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Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About China (and are accessible to English Language Learners):
What Did He See? is a listening activity for ELL’s.
Channel One has several features on China.
CBBC Newsround has an excellent special on China.
All About China is a simple slideshow.
One World Classrooms has an impressive multimedia feature on China.
CNN has a China special.
How Stuff Works has tons of videos on China.
National Geographic has a China Guide.
National Geographic For Kids has a simpler version.
TIME For Kids has a feature on China.
Soundscape of China comes from PBS.
Check out the Great Wall here.
Yong’s China Quest adventure game is a fun interactive.
China: daily life is from the Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
Scenes From China is the tile of a series of photos from The Atlantic.
The China Game is about…China.
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Top Attractions of China is a series of good videos.
Here’s a TED-Ed video and lesson: