A lesson from Hua Mulan

We’ve never watched the whole movie of Mulan, but L loves watching this short clip on YouTube, which is actually a very sweet scene full of good animated kung fu and Taoist principles. As L says, “Mulan says we have to be gentle AND tough at the same time.” And YouTube has the same clip in English and Mandarin, good for language practice:
English:

Chinese:

Read a Tang Dynasty poem telling the legend of Hua Mulan:

The full poem is in Chinese and English here. And listen to it being read in the flash video here. Wikipedia has more about the history and legend of Mulan.

 

2 Comments

  1. I loved this because Mulan is one of the Tongginator’s favorite movies, but we’ve never seen Mulan 2. I can’t wait to show her these clips. Thank you.

  2. Tonggu Momma,

    Glad you liked it. I completely missed the fact that this was fron Mulan 2, not Mulan (despite the title of the clip…). Thanks for cluing me in!
    Sophie

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