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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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When Mai Miao returns home, everything finally becomes clear.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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A tradition of Chinese New Year is to eat dumplings with family but there's also another tradition within the dumplings. Can you guess what it is?

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Coins are traditionally incorporated into the Chinese New Year dumplings with a symbolic meaning.

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Miao's family is shocked when Susan says she'll stay at their house longer.

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