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Family Ties Upper Intermediate

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    For centuries, Chinese families maintained a pattern of names for each generation according to a 家谱 (jiāpǔ), or family tree. Today this practice of naming has become less common, but there are still some families which continue the tradition. In this lesson, a husband and wife discuss the name for their future child only to discover that the husband's family still keeps to this tradition.

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