There are many different Chinese idioms out there that people use today in modern Chinese. "Dui Niu Tan Qin" literally means, "Playing the Zither for a Cow." It means that some people will just never understand or appreciate certain things.
This video concerns one of the stories from the very famous Chinese novel, "Journey to the West." It informs us from where the idiom, "to wolf down your food," originates.
This Chinese legend sheds light on the origin of the famous saying, "How you treat others is how you will be treated." It involves the famous and influential Chinese philosopher, Mencius, giving sage advice to a king during the Warring States period.
Learn the story behind the saying, "To kill two birds with one stone."
Learn the story of Bole and the idiom derived from his tale.
Find out how a passage from Cao Pi inspired the saying "to draw cakes to allay hunger" (To comfort oneself with illusions).
The idiom "bu dong zhuang dong" is used to describe someone who pretends to know about something, but is, in fact, clueless. In this video, a man often "bu dong zhuang dong" in order to look smart. Unfortunately, he only adds to his embarrassment when he is found out.
This idiom literally means "to wield an axe in front of Lu Ban" and mocks someone who makes a fool of himself by showing off in front of an expert. It was coined by a Ming Dynasty scholar.
The idiom of "Bai Fa Bai Zhong" comes from a legend about an amazing archer in ancient China. See what he did to earn his place in the Chinese lexicon.
The first part of the story about China's Eight Taoist Immortals.
The second part of the story about China’s Eight Taoist Immortals.
This tutorial teaches you how to do makeup for interviews to give a good first impression to your potential employers. Part one explains how to choose and apply base.
The eyebrows play a very important role in makeup.The second part of this makeup tutorial teaches you the eyebrows that you should use for an interview.
The third part of this tutorial teaches you how to apply eyeliner to create a clean and fresh look for your interview. Following the eye makeup, refined lip makeup is needed to finish the look.
After applying the perfect makeup, the next thing that one needs in order to leave a good impression is the right outfit. This part of the tutorial will teach you how to dress to impress for the interview.
This video introduces the basic parts of the guitar and what happens when you tighten or loosen its strings.
Miao's uncle decides to treat their American visitor, Susan, in a "diplomatic" fashion.
Miao and Susan play a prank on Xiao Yong, making him believe that Miao has undergone a transformation.
"Bài Nián" is a term for the Spring Festival tradition of paying visits to family and friends.
While saying blessings is another Chinese Spring Festival tradition, one has to be careful of the blessings he or she chooses!
When Miao's uncle accidentally gets drunk in an attempt to keep up his image, how will his image fare?
Although getting drunk can be fun, it just might get in the way of one's attempt to convey a positive image.