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The song is singing about trying to pull the carrot out and the boy needs help from other friends, grandma, grandpa, cat, etc (I checked a lot of other videos, the characters seem to be different for some other…Continue
In this world, success could be defined in a way of "being able to stand out from the crowd, being unique and wonderful. " if you think you're a real gold, then go ahead shine brighter than others, prove yourself and let people know you can make bigger difference to the world than…Continue
早晚 zǎowǎn, early-late = sooner or later
He's going to have to attend college sooner or…Continue
A line of wisdom in Chinese is like a quick meal of knowledge that could easily fit into your busy schedule.
Let's spend about 15 minutes to sip up some wisdom soup in Chinese language into your hungry stomach. :-)
Last time we took a look at how to say, "How was the movie?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to…Continue
Today I am going to tell a story behind the Chinese idiom 梁上君子 liáng shàng jūn zǐ, hope you enjoy it. (成语 chéngyǔ)
qǐngwèn nǐ yùcè shéi huì yíngdé èr líng yī èr nián Měiguó ǒuxiàng ?
qǐngwèn ( 请 qǐng means please, 问 wèn means ask, qǐngwèn means may I please ask) nǐ (你 pronoun, you) yùcè (预测 verb, predict) shéi (谁 question pronoun, who) huì (会auxiliary verb, will) yíng (赢…Continue
Added by Shu on May 20, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
an artist's illustration of a peacock dance
What is the perfect flower for Mother's Day? Carnations!
To celebrate this special holiday, don't forget to buy your mom a bouquet of carnations; if the cost is too great, then, draw her a card full of carnations then :)
Last time we took a look at how to say, "What is she like?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to…Continue
Ok we saw the video from 九寨沟's sceneries last week.
Aren't they breathtaking?
If you haven't, you can check in out by…Continue
In this blog, Iet me introduce this Chinese traditional dance, 扇子舞 shànzi wǔ Fan Dance.
It's very hard to get the video with good quality but I came across this video with contempory Chinese Fan…Continue
Chinese idioms are full of analogies. If you are struggling with memorizing them, why not slow down first and see if there's any analogy in the idiom. Just like in English and any other languages, using analogy can help people to vividly picture the concept in their mind without too much…Continue
Added by Grace on May 6, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments
Last time we took a look at how to say, "What does she look like?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to…Continue
Yesterday I had a conference call with the father of a thirteen year-old student to discuss the progress his daughter has made since she started studying Mandarin at our online Chinese school three months ago.…
Last time we took a look at how to say, "How are you doing?" in Chinese. If you missed that discussion, take some time to…Continue
If you're in China for studies or work, then I'm not quite sure if you're going to spend all of your times at the same spot. Well if you are, I strongly suggest you not to. China is big! There is a lot to see! Get out there and check out some of these places!
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and…
More research again, this time for my Educational Research Methodology Class here inTaiwan. I'm focusing my research expats living in Mandarin speaking environments and confidence in their Chinese ability, and I need your help!
For those of you living in Taiwan or China, I was wondering if you wouldn't mind filling out this 10 minute questionnaire and perhaps passing it along to a few of your friends. All individual responses will be…Continue
For Chinese lyrics, pinyin and English translation see
Watch the video "Cheers" embedded below or on…Continue
Added by Shu on May 1, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
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