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Money for you, I do n’t want popcorn

My brother is a Boy Scout, 我弟弟是个童子军 and was selling popcorn tonight. 今晚他的任务是贩卖爆米花 Not long after he and my dad got set up to sell, 弟弟和我们的爸爸刚把摊子架好,准备开始卖了 a guy came up to them 一个男人朝他们走过来 to say, 说到 “I don’t want any popcorn, 我不想要爆米花 but I want you to get sales, 但我希望你买卖顺利 and I want to be…

Evolution of Female Beauty and Fashion in China

Evolution of Female Beauty and Fashion in China

In ancient China, there were Four Great Beauties-Diaochan, Lady Yang, Xi Shi and Wang Zhaojun [*note] - who was so famed for their beauty that, like Helen of Troy, they could overthrow states and cities(倾国倾城qīngguó qīngchéng). Their beauty has been depicted in countless traditional paintings, but unlike the art that came much later, ancient painting…

Feelings on Watching the Moon

Feelings on Watching the Moon

Feelings on Watching the Moon Bai Juyi 自河南经乱关内阻饥兄弟离散各在一处… 符离及下邽弟妹 时难年饥世业空 弟兄羁旅各西东 田园寥落干戈后 骨肉流离道路中 吊影分为千里雁 辞根散作九秋蓬 共看明月应垂泪 一夜乡心五处同 zì hé nán jīng luàn guān nèi zǔ jī xiōng dì lí sǎn gè zài yī chù… fú lí jí xià guī dì mèi shí nán nián jī shì yè kōng dì xiōng jī lǚ gè xī dōng…

New Courses Start on Every Monday

For total beginners in mandarin learning, the best time to join a course is on the 1st Monday of every month. If you have some basics already we suggest you start on the 2nd Monday of every month. Non beginners will take a simple level assessment before we suggest a suitable course.

Top 10 China Souvenirs

It can be hard deciding what to take back from China for yourself, or for others. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top ten different China souvenirs to take home for friends and family. Tea 茶叶 Cháyè Because tea plays such a big role in daily life, tea quality varies throughout different shops…