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    Out of Context Advanced

    旅游前你一定会对旅行的目的地做一番调查,有了充足的知识了解才感到旅行真正有意义吗?出国旅游的能力一定要搭配上知识文化才不显得精神贫乏吗?或者,那也只是另一种人与人之间互相比较的炫耀心态,炫耀金钱已经不够,还需要炫耀自己的知识层级,听听今天对话里的人怎么引经据典来展开一场唇枪舌战。

    travel, philosophy

    The Ideal Woman? Upper Intermediate

    Who is your perfect partner? Find out how to describe your ideal woman (or man) in this show about love and relationships. Check out last week's lesson on the same topic, this time focused on the "ideal" man.

    dating, love, relationships, marriage

    What's His Problem With Me? Intermediate

    Drama in the office! Two colleagues are discussing a possible conflict between a third person. Together they try and think what possibly could have caused the bad feelings.

    office politics, office, argument

    Rude Waitress Part 2/2 Elementary

      This is part two of a two-part video. In this lesson, we meet a friendly dumpling store owner. The hungry shopper would like one of each since they all looks delicious. In this part, we find out what's up with the rude waitress across the road.

    food, video, restaurant, ordering, dumplings

    冥想 Meditation Advanced

    作为一种放松身心的方式,冥想可以说是相当普遍而为人所熟知的,其中又有许多不同的流派和理论,在实际做法上却又不尽相同了。今天的课程会谈到瑜伽语音冥想,看看这样的方式如何帮助现代人放下杂念与压力,达到身心的平衡与健康。

    meditation, Yoga, mindfulness

    Who Is Your Ideal Partner? Upper Intermediate

    Who is your ideal partner? Find out how to describe your ideal man or woman in this show about love and relationships.

    dating, romance, love

    Sushi Recommendation Intermediate

    What are you thoughts on sushi? Do you love it or hate it? In this lesson, we hear a friend say how they're falling in love with sushi, and their friend gives some restaurant recommendations. This is a great lesson for describing restaurants, and comparing your favourites.

    restaurant, Japanese, cuisine, review, sushi

    Rude Waitress Part 1/2 Elementary

      In this lesson, we meet a "nasty" waitress who isn't all that friendly towards her customers. The hungry shopper simply wants to know the house special, and she replies by saying, "the most expensive one." This is part one of a two-part video series.

    video, restaurant, food, ordering, manners

    饕客博主 Food Blogger Advanced

      网络世界里可不只有红“人”,也有人是靠着对于兴趣的坚持而得到关注的,这类的博主通常确实有本事,也很用心,今天的对话里面我们就会看到一个对表达美食之"美"有强烈坚持的博主。另一方面,透过对话中夸张的情感表达,要让同学更进一步认识“语气词”的丰富色彩。

    food, blog, photography, internet, celebrity, video

    Quitting My Job and Starting Over Upper Intermediate

    Does this job sound good to you? "It pays peanuts, you have to do everything, it's really far away, the position is low, with no power but all the responsibility." Find out what this person did about having such an awful job, and how he is turning over a new leaf.

    jobs, salary, life

    Tangerine Fan: Fruit Market Intermediate

    It's time to boost your Chinese as well as your Vitamin C, with this lesson about tangerines. Are you intimidated to go to the fruit vendor in the market? Don't know your apples from your oranges? This lesson will guide you through some common market language.

    fruit, market, haggling

    Is This the Correct Stop? Elementary

    When travelling in an unfamiliar city, the transport network can be quite confusing. Learn how to ask passengers if you're heading in the right direction so that you don't miss your stop.

    subway, museum, directions, transport

    2017 Women's Day Special Qing Wen

      #BeBoldForChange The 8th of March is International Women’s Day. In this Upper-Intermediate Chinese lesson, we discuss some of the pressing issues regarding women’s rights so that you are able to discuss them in depth with friends and colleagues. We are joined by Patricia Smith who is Deputy Director, Economic and Policy Section at Australian Office, currently based in Taipei, Taiwan. Thank you to the Australian Office for this unaffiliated collaboration.

    video, women, rights, gender, equality

    Chinese Medicine Advanced

    中医的许多道理听起来总是非常抽象,然而却深深影响着中国人对于生活作息的观念与作法,同时也无处不在地出现在日常生活用语或是成语当中,今天我们就从语言上来稍微破解中医的基本养生观念,了解这些,你就能更进一步地从语言进入到中华文化的另一个层面了。

    Chinese medicine

    Can We Not Eat There? Intermediate

    Trying to decide what to eat can be tricky. In today's lesson, a friend suggests a nice hot pot restaurant since it's the perfect place to go during the cold winter months. However, the other fried really doesn't want to go there. Lets find out why not. Image from Avlxyz

    food, restaurant, face, excuses

    Where Are Your Classmates From? Elementary

    It's the first day of college, and a younger sister is asking lots of questions about the older brother's classmates. The three de's

    language, school

    出轨 Celebrity Affair Advanced

    结了婚的男人在外面有小三,有人认为没什么好奇怪的、也没什么好生气的,但也有人认为这是一种绝对不可以容忍的行为,你觉得呢?

    relationships, marriage, cheating, affair

    Crosstalk Comedy Upper Intermediate

    This lesson revolves around the traditional art of Chinese comedy known as crosstalk. Crosstalk (相声/相聲/xiàngsheng) is typically in the form of a duo dialogue between two performers. The crosstalk language, rich in puns and allusions, is delivered in a rapid, bantering style.

    comedy, cross-talk, performance, singing, tradition, culture

    I Can Teach You Spanish Elementary

    Spanish can be difficult for many learners, especially because of the need to be able to roll your tongue to produce the trill sound seen in many words. Listen to a dialogue about someone saying they can't speak Spanish, and the friend offering to teach them.

    learning, language, language partner, spanish, spain

    How to Use 了: Emphasis Qing Wen

      In this final? video on the topic of 了le, we analyse the emphasis pattern. Phrases like 太好了! are common ways to use this 了 le. Tune in to find out more. Watch Part 1 Watch Part 2

    grammar, le, video

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