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穿上军装神气走路精神
nǐ kàn tā chuānshàng jūnzhuāng duō shénqì a,lián zǒulù dōu tè yǒu jīngshen。
Look at how cocky he is wearing his military uniform. He even has a lot of vigor when he's just walking!

Upper-Intermediate

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有意思晚上自由活动时候大家想干嘛干嘛
yǒu,tè yǒuyìsi。wǎnshang zìyóuhuódòng de shíhou dàjiā xiǎng gànmá gànmá,dōu xíng。
Yes, very interesting. When it was our free time in the evening, everything anyone wanted to do they could do. It was all good.

Upper-Intermediate

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整个城市看上去有意思各种颜色房子而且那里友好特别热情
zhěnggè chéngshì kàn shangqu tè yǒu yìsi。yǒu gèzhǒng yánsè de fángzi。érqiě nàlǐ de rén dōu hěn yǒuhǎo,duì rén tèbié rèqíng。
The entire city looks really interesting. There are all kinds of houses in all different colors. And the people there are really friendly. They're very warm toward others.

Intermediate

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什么抱怨太极拳可是我们中国特有练习
xué shénme nǐ dōu yào bàoyuàn,tàijíquán kěshì wǒmen Zhōngguó to have exclusively de!kuài liànxí ba!
You'd complain no matter what you studied. Tai Chi is unique to China! Hurry up and practice.

Upper-Intermediate

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觉得同样珍贵藏羚羊它们生长高原地带只有中国西藏一带见到中国特有动物可惜因为过度捕杀现在已经没有了
wǒ juéde tóngyàng zhēnguì de hái yǒu zànglíngyáng。tāmen zhǐ shēngzhǎng zài gāoyuán dìdài,zhǐyǒu zài Zhōngguó Xīzàng yīdài cái néng jiàndào。zhè kě shì Zhōngguó tèyǒu de dòngwù,kěxī yīnwèi guòdù bǔshā xiànzài yǐjīng kuài méiyǒu le。
The same goes for the Tibetan antelopes, also called Tibetan gazelles. They only inhabit plateaus. Tibet is the only place in China where they can be seen. They are a species unique to China, but sadly, they are on the verge of extinction due to poaching.

Upper-Intermediate

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哈哈明星造成特有文化也是一种惯例一种艺人表示感激方式感谢他们带给我们欢乐
hāhā,zhè shì rì hán míngxīng zàochéng de tèyǒu wénhuà,yě shì yìzhǒng guànlì,gèng shì yìzhǒng duì yìrén biǎoshì gǎnjī de fāngshì,gǎnxiè tāmen dàigěi wǒmen de huānlè。
Haha, this is a special tradition created by J-pop and K-pop stars, it's the norm and a way of showing gratitude to artists, thanking them for the joy they bring us.

Upper-Intermediate

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没错川菜已经普及现在全国人民家乡菜当地特有的食材沿海地方家乡菜水产海鲜为主地方家禽野味为主
méicuò,Chuāncài yǐjīng hěn pǔjí le,xiànzài quánguó rénmín dōu néng chī diǎnr là le。hěn duō jiāxiāng cài dōu shì yòng dāngdì tèyǒu de shícái zuò de,yánhǎi de dìfang jiāxiāng cài jiù yǐ shuǐchǎn hǎixiān wéizhǔ,kào shān de dìfang jiù yǐ jiāqín yěwèi wéizhǔ。
Yes, Sichuanese food is already very common. Now people everywhere in China can eat a little bit of spice. Many local dishes use ingredients particular to the area. Places near the coast use seafood as their main ingredients, while places near the hills use poultry and game as their main ingredients.

Upper-Intermediate

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收集了不少各个国家电影特别喜欢欧洲的独立电影它们的构思非常独特有些轻松幽默有些沉重黑暗总之商业片非常不同什么电影
wǒ shì shōují le bùshǎo gège guójiā de diànyǐng。wǒ tèbié xǐhuan kàn Ōuzhōu de dúlì diànyǐng。tāmen de gòusī fēicháng dútè,yǒuxiē qīngsōng yōumò,yǒuxiē què chénzhòng hēiàn,zǒngzhī hé shāngyèpiàn fēicháng bùtóng。nǐ ài kàn shénme diànyǐng?
I collect movies from quite a few different countries. I especially like to watch European independent films. Their story lines are extremely distinctive. Some are light and humorous, whereas others are serious and dark. In a word, they're very different from commercial films. What movies do you like to watch?

Upper-Intermediate

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最后选择题请问下面布依族特有风俗习惯A哭嫁B走婚C泼水节D除夕全家人通宵达旦水塘守岁
hǎo!qǐng kàn zuìhòu yī tí,xuǎnzé tí。qǐngwèn xiàmian nǎ yī xiàng shì Bùyīzú tèyǒu de fēngsú xíguàn。A kūjià,B zǒuhūn,C Pōshuǐjié,D Chúxī zhī yè quánjiārén tōngxiāodádàn de zài shuǐtáng biān shǒusuì。
OK! Let's take a look at the last question; a multiple choice question. Among the following social customs, which is a custom of the Buyei people - A: crying marriage, B: walking marriage, C: the water festival, or D: staying up all night with one's entire family near a pond on New Year's Eve.

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不愧上海人了解这么上海文化老实说对于上海石库门一直没有什么清楚概念不知道为什么被称作上海特有的老式弄堂建筑这次顺便好好体会一下对了要不要逛下外滩
nǐ zhēn bùkuì shì shànghǎirén,liǎojiě zhème duō Shànghǎi de wénhuà。lǎoshí shuō,duìyú Shànghǎi de shíkùmén wǒ yīzhí méiyǒu shénme hěn qīngchu de gàiniàn,yě bù zhīdào wèishénme tā bèi chēngzuò Shànghǎi tèyǒu de lǎoshì lòngtáng jiànzhù,zhècì wǒ yě yào shùnbiàn qù hǎohāo tǐhuì yīxià。duìle,nǐ shuō wǒ yàobuyào dài tā qù guàng xià Wàitān?
You really deserve to be called a Shanghainese person. You understand so much about Shanghainese culture. To tell you the truth, I've never been really clear about Shanghai's shikumen, and never knew why they were called a uniquely Shanghainese style of alley architecture. This time, while we're at it, I also want to experience it a bit. Oh, right-- tell me, do you think I should take him for a stroll on the Bund?

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上海等于移民城市所以各个地方他们各自习俗带到上海个人感觉就是说上海没有本身上海人特有风俗习惯一些比如说浙江人他们他们的风俗习惯带到上海或者江苏或者其它地方
Shànghǎi,děngyú shuō shì yímín chéngshì ma。suǒyǐ shuō,cóng gège difāng lái de rén,tāmen dōu huì bǎ gèzi de xísú dàidào Shànghǎi lái。wǒ gèrén gǎnjué,jiùshìshuō Shànghǎi méiyǒu yī ge běnshēn,Shànghǎirén suǒ tèyǒu de yī ge fēngsúxíguàn。dōu shì yīxiē,bǐrú shuō,Zhèjiāngrén,tāmen bǎ tāmen de fēngsúxíguàn dàidào Shànghǎi lái。huòzhě shuō Jiāngsū de,huòzhě shuō qítā dìfang de。
Shanghai, it's basically a city of immigrants. So people from all different places will bring their own traditions to Shanghai. Personally, I feel that Shanghai doesn't really have any home-grown New Year customs. It's all, for instance, Zhejiang people, they bring their customs to Shanghai. Or maybe Jiangsu people, or people from other areas.

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