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difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China Northeastern

Commercials Skoda

A funny ŠKODA advertising with a play on words. Watch and see if you can find the puns.

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7:03
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Special actor Part 1

What happens when a Chinese film director meets a foreign actor (David Moser of the University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies and the author of "Why Chinese Is So Damn Hard")? Watch and learn how hard it is to play a role in a Chinese film.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Special actor Part 2

What does "Cai Mi" get? Watch and find out who will get the money in the end.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Main Role vs. Supporting Role Part 1

In this comedy sketch, two actors argue over who has the lead role.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Main Role vs. Supporting Role Part 2

In this comedy sketch, two actors argue over who has the lead role.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Main Role vs. Supporting Role Part 3

In this comedy sketch, two actors argue over who has the lead role.

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3:37
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Main Role vs. Supporting Role Part 4

In this comedy sketch, two actors argue over who has the lead role.

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2:51
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Main Role vs. Supporting Role Part 5

In this comedy sketch, two actors argue over who has the lead role.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Lamb Skewer Part 1

This classic comedy sketch from the 1986 New Year's Eve Gala features a wily, unlicensed lamb skewer vendor trying to get out of paying a fine.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Lamb Skewer Part 2

The skit continues with the lamb skewer hawker pretending to be a Uyghur- the ethnic minority associated with his culinary product- to fool the inspector. The only problem is, he knows nothing about his fake homeland, the far western region of Xinjiang.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Lamb Skewer Part 3

The enterprising but fraudulent lamb skewer vendor keeps up his charade, pretending not to know enough Mandarin to understand the inspector when he requests to see the man's business license.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Lamb Skewer Part 4

The rogue lamb skewer hawker's act is starting to wear thin with an increasingly frustrated inspector. Luckily, he's saved when his dodgy meat comes to the rescue.

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difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

Xiao Pin Lamb Skewer Part 5

The wily vendor has duped the inspector for long enough now. His act is beginning to fall apart and his luck is running out.

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1:42
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 1

A young couple is facing the problem of where to go celebrate Chinese New Year since both of them want to avoid being asked difficult questions by their own parents.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 2

As the couple debates where to go to celebrate the New Year, the woman's father unexpectedly shows up with a plan to uncover the lies she's been telling him about her career.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 3

With the help of a distant relative, the father is determined to discover the truth about his daughter's career.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 4

As the conversation progresses, the young woman is put to the test and asked a lot of difficult questions by her father and his accomplice.

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1:35
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 5

Looking for ways to get his daughter to tell the truth, the father and his accomplice start asking her to reconcile quite impossible situations.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 6

As she is faced with the first difficult situation to solve, the daughter is forced to lie once again and the ice just gets thinner and thinner.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 7

As she faces more and more difficult requests, her lies get more and more elaborate.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 8

As the situation evolves to the point where the daughter cannot lie anymore, is there anything she can do to get herself out of it?

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 9

The moment of truth is coming closer as the lies keep building up. This time, there will be no way out.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 10

The truth is finally unveiled and the daughter explains to her father what her life is like.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Xiao Pin Saving Face Part 11

As the truth is revealed, the daughter discovers that the situation is nothing like she imagined.

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