Mandarin

 
Good morning, !gâi llgoas, ni hao ma
Good morning, !gâi llgoas, ni hao ma
New languages are being introduced in schools in an effort to promote cultural understanding and to give people more job opportunities.
Chinese volunteers to teach Mandarin in SA schools
Chinese volunteers to teach Mandarin in SA schools
Question: Who exactly will teach Mandarin when it is introduced in South Africa’s public schools as an optional subject next year? Here’s your...
Editorial: Reject China's policies, not its lingo
Editorial: Reject China's policies, not its lingo
Perhaps it is the legacy of the years of isolation under apartheid, but it would appear that South Africans remain remarkably insular to this day....
Confucius defuses Mandarin flap
Confucius defuses Mandarin flap
Lyu Jiangao, director of the new Confucius Institute at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), laughs off criticism that adding Mandarin to South...
What’s Motshekga’s Mandarin plan?
What’s Motshekga’s Mandarin plan?
How do you say: “the dog ate my homework” in Mandarin? This will be a useful phrase for some school children come January 2016.
Like it or not, SA schools set to teach Mandarin
Like it or not, SA schools set to teach Mandarin
Despite strong disapproval by influential teacher union Sadtu, the government is going ahead with plans to introduce Mandarin to public schools...
Teaching Mandarin at school 'will colonise SA anew' - Sadtu
Teaching Mandarin at school 'will colonise SA anew' - Sadtu
The introduction of Mandarin to South Africa’s public school curriculum would be tantamount to a new form of colonisation, which is why the South...