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Train Food

On trains throughout China, attendants will sell snacks and drinks in the aisles even if the train is rammed full with people. This can make riding the train an unpleasant experience indeed. On top of that, few people end up buying these items anyway. Why? Find out in this lesson!  ...

Host: John, Dilu
Topic: train, food, service
Function: complaining, selling

Published: May 08, 2014

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Need a Sofa?

Have you ever had a piece of furniture that you just cannot get off your hands? Sure, there's eBay or Taobao, but it'd be so much less of a hassle to just pawn it off on one of your unassuming friends or coworkers. Learn how to convince someone to buy an unwanted couch in today's elementary lesson. ...

Host: Jenny, Greg
Function: persuading, selling

Published: May 01, 2014

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Buying Foundation

It's time to get pretty! In this lesson, ChinesePod gives an introduction to the world of make-up in Chinese by going out to buy some foundation!  ...

Host: Vera, Tom

Published: April 01, 2014

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No, thank you!

Any stroll down Wangfujing or Nanjing Lu will tell you the shops aren’t the only ones selling. Constant “hallo!’s” tailed with “bag?” “watch?” and “DVD?” will follow you no matter what you do to escape. So, either learn how to walk faster, master the “laowai lookaway,” or simply find a brilliant pod...

Host: Jenny, Ken
Topic: shopping

Published: January 01, 2014

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