1. Seriously -- "ching chang pok"? That can't be right.Zoe learned the Chinese version of Rock Paper Scissors when attending kindergarten in China in 2007. She
2. Does anyone find it strange that someone has actually written out detailed instructions to explain rock-paper-scissors to school children?
3. I would really like to see the corresponding reading comprehension questions that followed this passage. "What sign beats rock?"
4. I can just imagine kids taking this test, then hearing the scattered sound of little white kids chanting "Ching! Chang! Pok!" all over the playground during recess.
tells me it's most assuredly not Ching! Chang! Pok!, it's "Jian Dao Shi To Bu!" In fairness, she said maybe that's what it is in Cantonese, since she only knows Mandarin. But since the passage is allegedly set in Beijing, we'd expect kids there to be speaking Mandarin.
So my list goes:
1. Someone thinks all of Chinese is ching-chong speech.
2. Maybe Rush Limbaugh wrote this passage.
3. What about the kid taking the test who actually knows Chinese?