Homeschool resources: Learning zhuyin or the Taiwan version of Pinyin

 So recently our kids have had to learn Zhuyin and so I've been trying to dig up the resources that are available to teach them this online as I myself know learned pinyin. 

What's the difference and what are these strange symbols you ask? 

So basically, the bopomofo, or zhu yin in Taiwan, and pinyin in mainland China are the phonetic system used to help with the pronunciation of Chinese words. In Taiwan, zhu yin are symbols and in the mainland, it's pretty much like the English alphabet.

Someone else did a good job of explaining this so you can consult (I got the image from them) them:

But here are the free resources I found from the Ministry of Education for zhuyin 

There's a company that did songs for all the zhuyin

 An awesome dad explains the story with zhuyin in drawings here:

Another one is similar but the zhuyin are animated characters here:

One of the major education printing companies has these videos that kids need to spell out zhuyin for the story:

If you need a very simple ye olden video on how to pronounce and write zhuyin, here's the MOE's videos:

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Here are some online books:


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