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How to use a Maomi Stars App Class Code

You may have received a code from your school, your tutor or from one of our online/offline publishing partners and wondering what how to use it! A class code has embedded in it a number of different functionalities: Curriculum: The class code will set your account to use a certain curriculum. This curriculum may be…
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Maomi Stars App – Upgrading to V3 – Migration guide for Parents

Maomi Stars App – Upgrading to V3 – Migration guide for Parents Last Updated 15 April 2022 The version you will be upgrading to on the iOS App Store is labelled  v3.0.0 (or above).   Key Changes to Inform Your Child Many changes have been implemented in this version and to make sure that the…
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Choosing a Word Collection in Maomi Stars App

Last updated: 16 Apr 2022 When a new user registers for Maomi Stars App account, they are automatically set to the MAOMI 2021 Curriculum – this curriculum includes 335 of the most common words for Preschool to Primary 1 kids. Did you know that you can change the curriculum so the words presented to your…
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App Review: FunEasyLearn – 15000 Chinese Words

We haven’t heard much of this Chinese Learning app called “FunEasyLearn” on social media groups but it claims to have 1 million downloads on android so naturally we were curious to dig in and see if we are missing out on an amazing app. Our One-Liner: A flashcard-like app with a powerful underlying dictionary, clear…
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What is the right age to start learning Chinese?

If you are an overseas Chinese family, you might be wondering what is the right age to start teaching Chinese? Or might have started already from birth and wondering if that is too early? According to a Overseas Online Chinese Language Learning White Paper <海外在线少儿中文学习白皮书> published by the Chinese Academy of Sciences using data mined…
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What is 二会 (2 know) vs 四会 (4 know) in Chinese learning?

In mainland China. there are a set of characters where students of a certain grade is required to “2 know” and a smaller set of characters require “4 know”. What do these “knows” refer to? 2 Know: Students must know how to recognise the character 会听/会认, read out the character and understand the meaning 会读.…
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How Many Chinese Characters does my child need to learn by grade?

As a stretch goal, I often like to refer to the learning schedule that local children in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China aim for in their curriculum. Of course, we don’t want to just cram characters at our children just to hit our own parenting KPIs but it’s still good to have an idea…
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Why it is important to start chinese learning early?

We are not just crazy Chinese tiger parents who need their child to be one-step ahead for everything. There are very solid reasons for why early-age chinese language exposure sets a critical foundation for learning. Without acquiring the ability to read at least a few hundred Chinese characters during the pre-K and Kindergarten years, it…
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