Sally and Leo

We don’t own a functioning TV, both because we don’t particularly like to watch and because we don’t want our kids to spend their precious time with eyes glued to a screen. But as L gets older, we have found that YouTube has a great selection of short video clips in Chinese, that only last a few minutes and give some additional language exposure. One of L’s favorites is the Mandarin translation of Sally and Leo, about a stork and turtle who fly around the world learning about different countries. This episode about Japan is the only one I can find in Mandarin. The narration is relatively slow and clear, and easier to understand than many cartoons:
Chinese version:

And the English version of the same episode:


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