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Nini and Tim 1 - Not a Common Day

Not a Common Day: It all starts with a simple greeting on a beautiful morning... Learn the vocabulary of a very basic introduction in this video.

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Nini and Tim 2 - His First Date

On their first date, Tim asks Nini about her family background and life.

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Nini and Tim 3 - Music Connection

Nini learns that Tim is a music composer and Tim shares a song he created with her.

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NGO in China Coming home Part 1

Fang Chao is every Chinese parent's dream- or at least it appears that way.

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UC Davis CHN1 Integrated Chinese Level 1 Visiting Friends Part 1

Chinese people are very hospitable. When going to someone's home, Chinese tea makes a good gift for the host.

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Pinyin Shu and Xu

There are some confusing Chinese words which are difficult for language learners to distinguish. Watch and find out how to pronounce "Shu" and "Xu."

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Pinyin Chi and Qi

There are some confusing Chinese words which are difficult for language learners to distinguish. Watch and find out how to pronounce "Chi" and "Qi."

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Pinyin Zhi and Ji

There are some confusing Chinese words which are difficult for language learners to distinguish. Watch and find out how to pronounce "Zhi" and "Ji."

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Pinyin Shi & She

There are some confusing Chinese words which are difficult for language learners to distinguish. Watch and find out how to pronounce "Shi" and "She."

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Pinyin Zhao & Jiao

There are some confusing Chinese words which are difficult for language learners to distinguish. Watch and find out how to pronounce "Zhao" and "Jiao."

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History My grandma, an artist, a spy and a beauty Part 2

My grandmother was not one to sit back in times of turmoil. She was politically active and performed across the country promoting Nationalism. Her courageousness even lead her to be detained by the Japanese.

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History My grandma, an artist, a spy and a beauty Part 1

For an early age you could tell my grandmother was different. She was precocious and beautiful. An artist, a spy and a beauty her life was a whirlwind.

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Chinese Daily Life Happy Chinese Part 48

There are three ways to say thank you in Chinese depending on the person that you are thanking. And to say you are welcome, you can simply say "no thanks."

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Chinese Daily Life Morning in the Park Part 3

Exercising is about cultivating one's body as well as mind.

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Chinese Daily Life Morning in the Park Part 2

Exercising is a very important part of life at any age.

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Environment & Sustainability Shared Harvest Part 3

It's the direction that matters, so don't speed through things. Take them step by step and enjoy the process.

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Environment & Sustainability Shared Harvest Part 2

The concept of farming in China is quite different than farming in America.

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Environment & Sustainability Shared Harvest Part 1

Have you ever thought about spending all those years to get a PhD only to become a farmer?

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Chinese Daily Life Happy Chinese Part 43

The "is" word sentence is a very common sentence pattern in Chinese. Many sentences can be formed using this sentence structure.

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YChina The Life of a Public School Teacher in Rural China Part 1

Can you image teaching in rural China where you are probably the only foreigner?

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 1

Learn about the origin of some Chinese characters which were derived from pictures of what the characters represent.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 2

Learn about the origin of some Chinese characters which were derived from pictures of what the characters represent.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 3

Learn not only the meaning behind some Chinese characters, but also how they were originally derived from pictures. These characters are of the agricultural variety.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 4

Spring, summer, autumn, winter- learn the story behind these seasonal characters.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 5

Learn the stories behind some characters of the animal variety.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 6

Have you ever wondered why a Chinese character is written the way it is written? The Chinese characters are logograms, unlike the English language that utilize Latin characters. The Chinese characters could be represented by pictograms, depicting one or an aggregate of pictures or ideograms depicting an idea/icon symbolically. Join us to learn the roots of some of the Chinese characters. In this episode, you will discover the formation of "horn," "flower," and "grass," to name a few.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 7

Have you ever wondered why a Chinese character is written the way it is written? The Chinese characters are logograms, unlike the English language that utilize Latin characters. The Chinese characters could be represented by pictograms depicting one or an aggregate of pictures or ideograms depicting an idea/icon symbolically. Join us to learn the roots of some of the Chinese characters. In this episode, you will discover the formation of the "rind" of a fruit, "fur," "melon" and "fruit."

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 8

Have you ever wondered why a Chinese character is written the way it is written? The Chinese characters are logograms, unlike the English language that utilizes Latin characters. The characters could be represented by pictograms depicting one or an aggregate of pictures or ideograms depicting an idea or a borrowed word. Join us to learn the roots of some of the Chinese characters. In this episode, you will discover the formation of "pine," "peach," "willow" and "bamboo."

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 9

Learn a simple, fun way to say the four directions in Chinese as well as how to remember how to write them.

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The Characters Derived from Pictures Part 10

Learn about the characters used to talk about time by watching this fun and thorough explanation of how to write them and how they came about.

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Chinese New Year The Explanation of the Lunar Calendar

Confused as to why Chinese New Year falls on a different day every year? This helpful video explains the basics of China's lunar calendar, which dictates the dates of many traditional holidays in China.

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The Chinese Zodiac The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

Listen to this make-believe story about how the twelve animals were selected to be the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. What terrible thing did the rat do to get its bad reputation and why do cats hate rats?!

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Kong Rong Giving Up Pears

This well-known story commonly used to educate children on the values of courtesy and fraternal love involves four-year-old Kong Rong giving up some larger pears to his older and younger brothers. Still employed in current times, this text has been used for elementary education since the Song Dynasty.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Sha Ji Jing Hou

This idiom is used as a metaphor for the punishment of a person to alert others to correct their behavior.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Hun Shui Mo Yu

Hear the story from which the saying, "Hun Shui Mo Yu" came about. It means to take advantage of a chaotic time or deliberately create confusion to obtain benefits.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Ban Tu Er Fei

This Chinese idiom advises people not to give up halfway through or leave something unfinished.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Shou Zhu Dai Tu

"Shou Zhu Dai Tu" means, "Sitting by a stump, waiting for a careless rabbit to hit the stump." Originally, it referred to the routineer in an ironic way. Later, the metaphor came to mean one does not take the initiative to work hard and wants to get a windfall.

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History My grandma, an artist, a spy and a beauty Part 1

For an early age you could tell my grandmother was different. She was precocious and beautiful. An artist, a spy and a beauty her life was a whirlwind.

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History My grandma, an artist, a spy and a beauty Part 2

My grandmother was not one to sit back in times of turmoil. She was politically active and performed across the country promoting Nationalism. Her courageousness even lead her to be detained by the Japanese.

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Heritage Chinese drum culture Part 1

"Heritage" sees its greatest number of participants in a single performance.

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