Make it fun:
Get them to make sentences with the flashcards.
My life revolves around food so I will be teaching my kids a lot of food-related phrases. 😂
Ask them this question throughout the day so they can practise all the different possible responses!
We usually 3 meals a day so teach your kids how to answer this question! Even if they don’t know how to say the specific food in Chinese, they can still say the rest of the sentence in Chinese.
What do you want to eat? = 你想食乜嘢？= nei5 soeng2 sik6 mat1 je5 ？
I want to eat ____. = 我想食 ____. = ngo5 soeng2 sik6 ____.
You can practise this question every morning before breakfast. Teach your kids how to say the basics (cereal, toast, eggs, oatmeal, etc…) and they can respond to this question.