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Drunk Driving

Drunk driving is a big problem in Chinese society as well as in other parts of the world. Tune in to learn about Chinese attitudes toward drunk driving, all the usual "no, really, I'm fine" lines, and some of the serious legal repercussions as well. We just hope you never find yourself in this parti...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: October 01, 2014

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Management Localization

In this Chinese lesson, ChinesePod marketing manager Kay rounds off her three-point localization list with point number three: localizing management. Did you know that managers in China have to worry about issues like mooncakes and hongbao? Learn about it here....

Host: Jenny, John

Published: September 01, 2014

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Noodles and Child Labor

If you order some noodles, and the person that delivers them to your office is a child, is it a case of child labor? Different cultures don't see this in quite the same way. In this lesson, learn more about the Chinese view on what constitutes "child labor."...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: September 01, 2014

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Train Ticket Scalpers

As millions of Chinese get ready to head back home for Spring Festival, there's a nationwide scramble to get train tickets. And with such a demand for tickets comes scalpers. However, the authorities are looking to crack down this year...  ...

Host: Dilu, Greg

Published: August 01, 2014

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Labor Dispute

The company is looking to cut costs, and you know what that means - lay offs and cuts in salary and benefits. In this lesson, a worker gets an offer from the boss that doesn't seem so good. So what's to be done? Have a listen and find out!  ...

Topic: work, office, law
Function: negotiating, arguing
Host: Greg, Vera

Published: August 01, 2014

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Sobriety Check

With the number of vehicles on the roads in China increasing, drinking and driving has become a bigger problem in recent years. Sobriety checkpoints are even becoming a common sight in big cities like Shanghai and Beijing. In this lesson, we'll see how these things develop in Chinese....

Host: John, Dilu
Function: explaining

Published: January 01, 2014

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Same-Sex Marriage

Attitudes are changing all around the world regarding same-sex relationships. Learn how to express your opinion by listening to this conversation between two people who have differing views....

Host: Greg, Vera

Published: January 01, 2014

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Employment Permit Issues

Obtaining a working visa in China can be a complex and challenging process. One important part of the process is obtaining an employment permit, or 就业证 (jiùyèzhèng) from the Labor Bureau. In this lesson, listen in as someone wrangles with the regulations....

Host: Jenny, Shanell
Topic: work, law

Published: January 01, 2014

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A Place for the Rejects

You're a flawed dress shirt. You're labeled incorrectly. Your buttons don't match. There's a weird seam running down your back. Nobody wants you. Or do they? Learn about the world of rejects and high quality fakes in this lesson!...

Topic: shopping, law, fake
Host: Greg, Vera

Published: January 01, 2014

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Ivory Tower

Recently Chinese authorities have been cracking down on the trade of ivory and ivory products in China. To send a message to ivory dealers and buyers across the country trafficking ivory, the authorities rounded up over 6 tons of ivory for destruction. Two friends talk about the issues involved in t...

Host: Dilu, Greg
Grammar: conceding

Published: January 01, 2014

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