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No School for Doudou

It's cold season and all the kids at the kindergarten are getting sick. In this lesson, a mother and father argue about whether or not they should take their child, Doudou, to school. It turns out to be a bit of a conflict.  ...

Host: Vera, Tom

Published: August 01, 2014

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Time for Attendance

It's a slow day in class today, and a lot of students seem to be elsewhere. Unluckily for them, the teacher has decided to take attendance. One student tries to cover for them, but it doesn't go as planned...  ...

Host: Vera, Tom

Published: May 01, 2014

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No Change for the Bus Fare

When hopping on the public bus in China, make sure you have some change with you if you don't have a transport card. If not, you'll have to work something out with the driver. Learn how in this lesson!  ...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: May 01, 2014

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Going Dutch

The 'Warring Bills' period of Chinese history is officially over for all ChinesePod users. An international treating treaty has been declared, and it involves a handy little phrase that will be an instrument in achieving restaurant check peace. Listen to this podcast to learn what it is, and make yo...

Host: Jenny, Ken

Published: May 01, 2014

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Quieting the Baby

If you've ever had a baby (or perhaps even a really immature adolescent), you know the value of getting your little one to quiet down at night so you can get some sleep. Learn all about the ins and outs of soothing your baby in Chinese in today's Elementary lesson!  ...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: May 01, 2014

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The Last Person to Leave the Office

The unfortunate soul who's forced to work overtime is also assigned the essential task of locking up and turning everything off before they leave. Learn how to discuss the important related verbs and phrases for turning off lights and closing doors in today's elementary lesson!  ...

Host: John, Dilu
Function: reminding

Published: May 01, 2014

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Stop Playing with that Cell Phone

It's time for dinner, the kid isn't coming. Why? Video games! Listen to this lesson to find out what mom does when her kid chooses video games over the food she's cooked.  ...

Host: John, Dilu

Published: April 01, 2014

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