Chinese Daily Life
Beginner - Intermediate
105 Videos

Discover China in every aspect of life. Discover the Chinese culture from the daily life of most common people.

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Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

Susan is visiting her friend for Spring Festival. Let's see how a Chinese family celebrates this holiday.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

Susan accidentally runs into her friend's family members in the street. Not knowing who they are, she is given the wrong directions and heads further away from the house.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

There are two ways to say hello in Chinese: "ni hao," the informal way, and "nin hao," the manner that shows respect.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

After receiving the wrong directions, Susan is now lost and needs to find her way to her friend's home.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

Although Susan has finally found her way, her friend's family mistakes her for another person.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

Things get weirder when Susan gets mistaken for Xiao Wei's girlfriend.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

China

After Mai Miao introduces Susan to her family, they happily celebrate the New Year.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Miao's uncle decides to treat their American visitor, Susan, in a "diplomatic" fashion.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Miao and Susan play a prank on Xiao Yong, making him believe that Miao has undergone a transformation.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

"Bài Nián" is a term for the Spring Festival tradition of paying visits to family and friends.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

While saying blessings is another Chinese Spring Festival tradition, one has to be careful of the blessings he or she chooses!

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

When Miao's uncle accidentally gets drunk in an attempt to keep up his image, how will his image fare?

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 14 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Although getting drunk can be fun, it just might get in the way of one's attempt to convey a positive image.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 15 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

When adjectives are used as predicates in Chinese, there are three forms: affirmative, negative and interrogative.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 16 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

People often do crazy things when they are drunk. What kind of show have you put on in that state?

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 17 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

With Susan staying with them for Chinese New Year, Miao's family feels a bit unsure how to act in front of the foreign guest.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 18 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

On their way home from the temple fair, Mai and Susan meet Mai's neighbor, Sister Liu.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 19 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

China

There are different ways to ask someone his or her name. For people who are older than us, "nin" should be used, while "ni" should be used for younger people.

Chinese Daily Life - Happy Chinese - Part 20 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Eating dumplings with different types of fillings is a traditional Chinese New Year activity.

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