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.

Showing 1-40 of 105 Totaling 2 hours 38 minutes

Chinese Daily Life - Morning in the Park

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China, Shanghainese

Tai chi, feng shui and all kinds of exercise- explore early morning activities in parks around China.

Chinese Daily Life - Chinese-Style Love - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Didn't love used to be simpler? This video certainly thinks so. With rising incomes and living standards comes rising expectations when it comes to finding "The One." This video looks at the importance of money in the marriage fortunes of Chinese men.

Chinese Daily Life - Chinese-Style Love - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

More on contemporary Chinese attitudes toward love and marriage, including how those views changed in response to a controversial 2011 marriage law and the Japanese earthquake. There's now a new realization that home ownership is not the most important prerequisite for tying the knot.

Chinese Daily Life - The Culture of Gift-Giving in China

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China

This entertaining and informative video on the Chinese obsession with gift-giving reveals a lot about contemporary Chinese social and political issues (covering everything from social competition to corrupt officials) and also delves into the ancient origins of this long-running practice.

Chinese Daily Life - A Social Experiment - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

A young girl sees a cleaning worker in trouble. What does she do?

Chinese Daily Life - Can Your Dog Save Your Life? - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Larger dogs are put to the test: Will they help their owners in desperate situations?

Chinese Daily Life - Does UV Light Attract Mosquitoes? - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

To test the effectiveness of anti-mosquito lamps on mosquitoes, we'll first need some mosquitoes.

Chinese Daily Life - Does UV Light Attract Mosquitoes? - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Just how effective are anti-mosquito lamps in a room full of mosquitos?

Chinese Daily Life - Does UV Light Attract Mosquitoes? - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

How do anti-mosquito lamps fare with human flesh in the room?

Chinese Daily Life - Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

China

In this experiment, PM2.5 and carbon monoxide levels in a room are tested before and after the lighting of a cigarette.

Chinese Daily Life - Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

How serious is the pollution caused from smoking two cigarettes in a row?

Chinese Daily Life - Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Cigarette smoke and car exhaust go head to head in carbon monoxide and air pollution level comparisons.

Chinese Daily Life - Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

A car is pulled into a closed garage. What will be the effects of air pollution?

Chinese Daily Life - Is Cigarette Smoke More Harmful than Car Exhaust? - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

What are the PM2.5 and carbon monoxide levels for a cigarette smoked inside a car?

Chinese Daily Life - Is Flour Explosive? - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

An experiment to prove or disprove the combustibility of flour is upgraded to include more contact between flour and air.

Chinese Daily Life - Is Flour Explosive? - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

An upgraded version of the experiment to prove or disprove the combustibility of flour quickly turns into a dangerous situation.

Chinese Daily Life - Is Flour Explosive? - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

The effects of powder explosions can be devastating.

Chinese Daily Life - Life of a Chinese Housewife - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Wowola has been a stay-at-home mom for over four years.

Chinese Daily Life - Life of a Chinese Housewife - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

In addition to being a stay-at-home mom, she's also a cartoonist.

Chinese Daily Life - Life of a Chinese Housewife - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Wowola renovates her home in order to create more space for everyone in the family.

Chinese Daily Life - Back-to-School Tips - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Attention new students! Remember to greet your senior classmates when making requests. You'll be surprised.

Chinese Daily Life - Back-to-School Tips - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Students, no matter how hard you feel school life is now, you're going to remember it as the best time of your lives!

Chinese Daily Life - Zhuli Kosa - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Zhuli Kosa is a hotel in the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao. The interior design concept aims to ‘relive the olden days of the Song Dynasty’, when Japanese aesthetics were de rigeur.

Chinese Daily Life - Zhuli Kosa - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

The owner of Zhuli Kosa details the painstaking efforts made in creating the ideal place to stay for Zhujiajiao visitors.

Chinese Daily Life - Skateboarding - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Meet Xie Wenkai, a skateboarder from Shanghai.

Chinese Daily Life - Skateboarding - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Xie Wenkai recalls how he met his friends, Wang Yiqing and Hu Tianyou, who also shared his love for skateboarding.

Chinese Daily Life - Skateboarding - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Meet Hu Tianyou and Wang Yiqing, skateboarders from Shanghai.

Chinese Daily Life - Skateboarding - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Meet Wang Di, a skateboarder from Jinan, Shandong.

Chinese Daily Life - Skateboarding - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Find out how skateboarding has changed every facet of Xie Wenkai's life.

Chinese Daily Life - Skateboarding - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

Skateboarder Xie Wenkai expresses his hopes for the future of skateboarding in Shanghai.

Chinese Daily Life - The Puzzles of the Buildings on the Bund - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

The story of the entire modern city of Shanghai began with the Bund.

Chinese Daily Life - The Puzzles of the Buildings on the Bund - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

China

The Astor House Hotel was the setting for the story of American journalist Helen Foster Snow.

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