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Food Fables: 总有一个吃包子的理由

by Language Division

This story brings you into the loving home of Mao Mao and his mother who engage in friendly banter as he tries to convince her to let him snack on his beloved food – the bao! Join storyteller Kek Zixin as she brings to life this delightful tale 总有一个吃包子的理由 (There Is Always a Reason to Eat Buns)!

Food Fables

Supported by the Speak Mandarin Campaign, this video, meant for children aged 3 to 7 years old, was produced in conjunction with SHF2021.

Improve your language prowess and pick up different ways to talk about food in this engaging storytelling session about cuisine, culture and relationships featuring storyteller Kek Zixin and the book 总有一个吃包子的理由 (There Is Always a Reason to Eat Buns). As the story unfolds, write down the food items you recognise and make notes on how to best describe them!

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