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Describing a Girlfriend

Today's show is all about relationships. Well, to be more specific, about planning on having relationships. You'll be learning some, erm, unique adjectives for describing people. Check out this very colorful and very cultural show!  ...

Host: David, John, Jenny

Published: May 08, 2014

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Food Flavors, Shanghai Style

Some places are known for their spicy food (Sichuan, Hunan), others, for their salty food (Dongbei). Shanghai is known for its sweet, oily flavors. Love it or hate it, you're going to want to be able to talk about it should you find yourself in a Shanghai-style restaurant. Learn how to describe flav...

Host: David, Daini, John
Topic: food, taste

Published: May 08, 2014

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Talking to the Neighbors

It's common in China to bump into your neighbors in the stairwell or by the mailbox. Sometimes you talk about work or other common events. Find out in today's lesson how to handle these daily exchanges in Shanghainese - you're sure to catch your neighbors' attention with these next time you see them...

Host: David, John, Jenny

Published: May 08, 2014

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Calling People Names

The old adage says that words can't hurt, but we don't believe it. That being said, an important part of learning any language is learning the bad names people call each other. Today's show covers a few fairly PG-rated phrases, so check it out and learn some colorful Shanghainese!  ...

Host: David, John

Published: May 08, 2014

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