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TV News - Summary of 2013 Financial Events in China - Part 1

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 1:41     Accent: Chinese

This is a countdown of the major financial events of 2013, starting with the "dama" gold-buying frenzy. The term "dama" literally means "aunty" and is a term for Chinese middle-aged, bargain-hunting women.

Chinese Tea - Tea Ceremony Professionals - Part 2

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 2:51     Accent: Chinese

Taetea tea ceremony experts talk about their experiences in performances to promote the Taetea brand and pass on the art of the tea ceremony.

Chinese Traditions - Paper Cutting - Part 2

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 3:01     Accent: Chinese

In an interview, a Chinese artist reveals the beauty and labor that hide behind the incredible art of paper cutting, which has developed in China over centuries and is currently practiced by very few.

Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms - Ban Men Nong Fu

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 1:38     Accent: Chinese

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.

Pinyin - Shu and Xu

Difficulty: beginner Chinese     Length: 0:59     Accent: Chinese

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

Environment & sustainability - Pollution masks

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 3:50     Accent: Chinese

Faced with such serious smog and haze, a reporter from Henan speaks with residents about PM 2.5 masks that are useful for blocking dust and smog. A doctor is also interviewed about the effectiveness of such masks and how residents can prevent diseases caused by smog in their daily lives.

Chinese Characters - Verbs - Part 2

Difficulty: beginner Chinese     Length: 3:25     Accent: Chinese

Watch and learn some Chinese verbs.

Chinese Tea - Pu'er Tea - Part 3

Difficulty: beginner Chinese     Length: 5:08     Accent: Chinese

Chinese tea plays an important role in a Chinese family, within and beyond the shores of China. Pu'er tea is touted as a semi-rare tea. The most famous Pu'er tea is from the Yunnan Province in China. A good grade of Pu'er tea is expensive and its value increases with age. Learn all about the Pu'er tea, its varieties, grades, production, packaging, storage, etc., from this series of videos.

Micro-film - Father - Chopstick Brothers - Part 1

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 2:11     Accent: Chinese
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A strange tale begins when a fight breaks out on a bus between an old man who lifts up a young woman's skirt and her boyfriend. When the old man begins foaming at the mouth, things get pretty weird...

TV News - 2014 Financial Forecast - Part 2

Difficulty: advanced Chinese     Length: 1:28     Accent: Chinese

Europe is set to become an investment-priority country in 2014 with asset allocation to be focused towards developed countries' surplus of emerging markets.

Chinese food therapy - In winter time

Difficulty: advanced Chinese     Length: 1:44     Accent: Chinese

Experts explain what foods can help us keep warm in the winter and which may cause excessive heat.

Chinese Characters - The Characters Derived from Pictures - Part 7

Difficulty: beginner Chinese     Length: 1:50     Accent: Chinese

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."

The Connoisseur - Wine and Western Food - Part 1

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 0:01     Country: China

Marriage isn’t always about two people tying the knot. Sometimes, marriage is about the perfect pairing of food with wine. Here you’ll find a brief introduction into the art of picking the right wine for the right food.

The Human Body - The Head

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 1:50     Accent: Taiwanese

Lydia teaches us how to talk about body parts in Chinese, about the head and face in particular.

NGO in China - Using Books to Build a Ladder out of Poverty - Part 2

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 2:36     Accent: Chinese

Underprivileged children from the countryside lack the same opportunities as those from the cities due to insufficient quantity and quality of reading. Learn what steps the China Youth Development Foundation has taken to improve this situation.

MV - The Cost of Love

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 6:34     Accent: Chinese

A live performance of a song full of memories from past sufferings and hopes for a future that has yet to come.

Chinese Tea - Pu'er Tea - Part 2

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 1:12     Accent: Chinese

What makes Yunnan such an ideal place for growing tea? Everything from the latitude to the soil plays a crucial role in the growing process.

The Connoisseur - Wine Cellar - Part 2

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 4:55     Country: China

Martin and Zorro discuss the intricacies of mixing different grape varieties and we learn why it is so important to keep the right conditions in the cellar.

Chinese Tea - Tea Ceremony Professionals - Part 1

Difficulty: intermediate Chinese     Length: 2:59     Accent: Chinese

Meet China's first crop of tea ceremony professionals, a group of sweet young women from all over the Yunnan Province, China's most famous tea-growing region. While they each come from a different background, they share a passion for their work.

Chinese Characters - Chinese Names - Part 4

Difficulty: advanced Chinese     Length: 1:13     Accent: Chinese

Chinese last names worked in a different way in the past than they do now. Chinese children used to get their mother's last name. That is because Chinese ancient society was matriarchal and divided into clans.

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