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Going to the Museum

Remember the days of field trips? Now, field trips in podcast-land aren't to the zoo; nor are they to the waterslides park (though that can be arranged!) Instead, we want you to do something educational and character-building... like going to the museum! Since we can't physically take you to the mus...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Topic: history

Published: November 28, 2014

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Terracotta Warriors

Do you know how to say "terracotta warriors" in China? Any studious student has to know this word, and be warned, the Chinese is quite different from the English. History buffs also take note: Xi'an is a Chinese city that demands your attention.  ...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: May 01, 2014

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China's Most Famous Tourist Destinations

So you arrive in China, map in hand and hundreds of ChinesePod lessons echoing through your head. But you soon find that all the places you want to go and see have a very different name in Chinese than they do in that guidebook. There’s always room for another lesson in your head, so listen in to th...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Grammar: still,

Published: January 01, 2014

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Of Kings, Emperors, and Presidents

The difference between kings, emperors, and presidents can be confusing to a child. Explaining the difference in Chinese, however, becomes crystal clear in this lesson. Lesson in to learn the vocabulary and the language of power....

Host: John, Dilu

Published: January 01, 2014

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International Women's Day

It's been said that "behind every great podcast is a great woman," and we can testify to that. So, for Jenny, Colleen, Eileen, Amber, (Aric on Thursdays) and more, a lesson on the history of "International Women's Day" is the least we can do....

Host: Jenny, John

Published: July 01, 2013

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5000 Years of History

Do you know how many years of history China is sporting? In case you have no Chinese friends around to remind you, we have created this lesson to fill you in on this critical detail of world history.  This Chinese lesson will also help you Americans out there make a comparison....

Host: Jenny, John

Published: April 27, 2012

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