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Shanghai Life - Buying Pets

Difficulty: advanced Chinese Country: China

China is full of pet markets. In this video, see one for yourself—and learn a little about the linguistic and cultural aspects of fish, insects, and bunnies.

Meaning of Happiness - Short Film

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese Country: China

Three people discuss the the meaning of happiness. For some it's living a good life and flourishing; for others it's the little things.

Fruit and Vegetable Market - Check out this local food market in Shanghai!

Difficulty: advanced Chinese Country: China

A fruit and vegetable market is the place to shop for fresh food in China. Come check out the great variety of food on display!

In Chinese - Festival Food

Difficulty: beginner Chinese Country: China

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival, people eat moon cakes. How do you say it in Chinese?

The Connoisseur - Chinese Food and Wine

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese Country: China

Ever wonder how wine is paired with Chinese food? In this episode, Martin shows us how to bring them together in perfect harmony. And don’t forget to toast at your next meal!

Chinese New Year - An Explanation of this Annual Celebration

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese Country: China

How do the Chinese celebrate Chinese New Year? What are the special customs that one must learn? Let Mengjiao go through them with you!

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