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Made-to-Order Calendars

Remembering important dates can be a difficult for some of us. Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays can easily pop up without our knowing. However, in this lesson, somebody at work has come up with a solution: a made-to-order calendar!  ...

Host: Greg, Vera

Published: August 01, 2014

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Saving with Alipay

China's online payment system, Alipay recently launched a new product called 余额宝 (Yú'ébǎo) that has become wildly popular in China. It's an interest earning money market account similar to the product that Paypal introduced several years back. We're calling it an “Alipay Surplus” account. Learn more...

Host: Dilu, Greg
Grammar: 出来, 不但

Published: August 01, 2014

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Buying Goods from Abroad Online

There's an endless number of reasons for purchasing goods from abroad online: trying to avoid jacked up prices on imported goods, distrust of products produced by local companies, or just really, really, really wanting that pair of shoes that is inexplicably absent from every Nike store in Shanghai....

Host: Jenny, John
Topic: online, buying, baby

Published: August 01, 2014

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Using Excel

Excel is one of the most widely used business computer programs in the world; it's vital in most work environments to have at least a basic grasp of how it functions. Today's ChinesePod lesson will give you the elementary words and phrases necessary to discuss this useful program in Mandarin Chinese...

Host: Jenny, John
Grammar: , 出来

Published: January 01, 2014

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Annoying Popups

Website popups have been plaguing humanity for something like thousands of years, probably. So we're all used to them by now, but there are certain ones that can be especially embarrassing in the workplace, and they're a lot easier to "stumble upon" on Chinese websites than you might expect. Learn t...

Host: John, Dilu
Grammar: 出来, listing,

Published: January 01, 2014

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Difficult Cake Choices

Everyone has been at the mercy of indecision at one time or another. However, the task of deciding becomes even more difficult when you are being pummeled by an array of delicious dessert choices. In this lesson, we explore the challenging task of choosing a birthday cake - from black forest to mang...

Host: John, Dilu
Grammar: 出来, tone, 只要

Published: January 01, 2014

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Lili and Zhang Liang 4: Lovers' Spat

Granted, it’s difficult (even for us) to differentiate a “normal talk” from an “upset talk,” but we can tell you that an occasional spat takes place. What over? It rhymes with “shopping”. In this lesson, Zhang Liang and Chen Li get a bit heated in a classic boy-meets-girl at the shopping mall. Just ...

Host: Jenny, John
Grammar: 否则, 明明, 出来

Published: June 01, 2013

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