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Buying High Quality DVDs

It's no secret that most of the DVDs sold in China are not what you might call "legit." But with this Chinese lesson we're just going to sidestep that whole "legal issue" and get right into the topic of DVD quality. You might be paying bottom dollar, but you still want top quality!...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: September 01, 2014

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Romantic Movies and Real Life

We all love a romantic chick-flick every now and then, but for some women it becomes a problem: they expect every man to live up to their Ryan Gosling/ Zhou Yumin/Seth Rogen-sized expectations, and it sometimes grates on their partners. In today's upper-intermediate lesson, learn all about to discus...

Host: Jenny, John
Grammar: 宁愿, 得了

Published: August 01, 2014

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Movie Theater Jabbering

Squawking on the phone, jabbering about plans, discussing plot points - these are just some of the many moments of talking during a movie that are apt to incense other audience members. In this lesson, a couple out on a date draw the wrath of one of their fellow movie goers. Also, be sure to check o...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: May 01, 2014

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Kung Fu King Comparisons

Who's the king of kung fu? Is it Bruce Lee? Or Jackie Chan? Listen in this lesson as two friends make their arguments....

Host: John, Dilu

Published: January 01, 2014

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Superhero Movies

Superhero movies are all the rage in Hollywood these days, raking in billions of dollars in revenues. However, not everyone is so keen on them. Listen to this dialogue as two friends debate whether or not to go see the newest superhero offering....

Host: John, Dilu

Published: January 01, 2014

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Chinese Celebrity: Bruce Lee

With Bosnia erecting their own tribute to Hong Kong’s “Little Dragon”, we wanted to do the same. In this podcast, Ken and Jenny (mainland celebrities in their own minds) give you the scoop in Mandarin Chinese…good for you, but annoying for us, as this means Ken spends the rest of the day whacking in...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Function: describing
Topic: movies, TV, stars

Published: June 01, 2013

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Surfing the Internet

So what do you like to do in the evening? If your answer is something that does not involve going online, then you're weird, and we're not going to help you. If, however, you like going online for your entertainment, we've got just the Chinese lesson for you!  ...

Host: Jenny, John

Published: March 29, 2013

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