Athos and Porthos have a Mandarin tutor who coaches them through their school syllabus. This has led to, I must confess, a rather lackadaisical attitude on my part when it comes to the boys’ progress in Mandarin.
And I was caught out today –
Tutor: 我已经开始准备孩子的 CA2.
Pilgrim Mom: CA2 是什么？
Ahem. For the record, CA2 is Continual Assessment 2. And I still don’t know what that really means….