Interview
Intermediate
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Whether we want to be them, be with them, or just find out what it feels like to try on a different persona for a while, we’ll always be drawn to Q&As about other people’s lives.

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5:19
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Man collects garbage for charity Part 1

A 75-year-old retired school teacher collects garbage every day and donates the money to a school for poor children. His charitable deeds have earned him recognition in the local newspaper and several awards. His speaking is difficult to understand, but still an interesting perspective from a different generation.

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1:45
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Man collects garbage for charity Part 2

The interview continues and LiuYi shows us how he collects garbage as well as the school garden he has created.

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6:03
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Taxi driver Part 1

Shanghai has more than 45,000 taxis operated by over 150 companies. Get to know Zhou Sen Lin, one of Shanghai's hard-working taxi drivers.

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1:19
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Taxi driver Part 2

Zhou speaks about his hopes for his son. Would he like for him to become a taxi driver as well?

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5:30
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

The Fan

Meet the Chinese music group, The Fan, as they share their thoughts about their instruments, their music and how Eastern and Western music influence one another.

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3:35
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

The band - Give

Trip hop is originally from the UK. It is derived from post acid house and is the more experimental variant of breakbeat, which contains influences of soul, funk and jazz. Very few Chinese people actually know this type of music. Let's see how this Chinese band introduces it.

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2:23
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

With F1 Racer Lin Zhiying Part 1

Formula One driver, Lin Zhiying, talks about how he fell in love with racing. From the beginning, he proved to be an outstanding driver, but his overconfidence led to a 150 km/h crash. How will his body and mind respond to the setback? Part 1.

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3:20
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

With F1 Racer Lin Zhiying Part 2

Formula One driver, Lin Zhiying, talks about how he fell in love with racing. From the beginning, he proved to be an outstanding driver, but his overconfidence led to a 150 km/h crash. How will his body and mind respond to the setback? Part 2.

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1:23
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 1

What is education equality and how do we achieve it?

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1:09
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 2

Professor Lang illustrates the case of education inequality using the case of China's 985 and 211 schools as an example.

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1:22
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 3

Professor Lang explains why the current system of central government funding to China's top universities is not equal.

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1:07
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 4

Professor Lang compares enrollment rates in Henan and Shanghai to illustrate China's problem of education inequality.

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0:55
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 5

Students face discrimination both before entering university and after graduating. Why?

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1:26
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 6

Inequality in education is often due to unequal opportunities and developmental disparities in different parts of a country.

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1:17
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 7

Guests discuss inequality between educational opportunities for children in the cities versus villages.

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1:17
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 8

The problem of education inequality in China also extends to students wishing to study abroad.

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1:34
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 9

A professor from the South China University of Technology speaks on inequal education resources.

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1:17
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 10

A heated debate arises over whether the inequality issue is a school problem or geographical problem.

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1:34
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Education Inequality Part 11

A guest from an American university speaks on education equality and fairness.

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1:07
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Chinese Economy and Debt Crisis Part 1

Should there be more control of China's capital account liberalization?

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1:35
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Chinese Economy and Debt Crisis Part 2

Chinese enterprises are using trade to achieve an influx of foreign capital, although the validity of the reported exports may come into question.

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0:55
difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Chinese Economy and Debt Crisis Part 3

A more transparent process needs to be in place to mitigate risks in the flow of capital.

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1:25
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

The Chinese Valentine's Day Special Part 1

If we gave these people 100 RMB, would they be willing to be apart from their spouses for a day?

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1:40
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

The Chinese Valentine's Day Special Part 2

If we gave you 100,000,000 RMB, would you be willing to spend forever apart from your spouse?

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1:43
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Do You Have a Musical Dream? Part 1

Do you have a musical dream?

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1:10
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Do You Have a Musical Dream? Part 2

Several young people are asked if they ever dreamed of becoming musicians. Watch their responses.

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1:18
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

How Do Girls Feel about Being approached in the Street? Part 1

Several girls are asked if they would give their contact information to a boy who strikes up a conversation with them in the street.

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1:12
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

How Do Girls Feel about Being approached in the Street? Part 2

The social experiment continues with a twist.

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1:01
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Growing Vegetables at Home Part 1

Growing vegetables at home means you won't need to keep buying them at the market.

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1:13
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Growing Vegetables at Home Part 2

How do you keep cabbages looking and tasting fresh?

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0:57
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Growing Vegetables at Home Part 3

How did Lin Huilan go from working in telecommunications to growing plants in her own home?

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1:11
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
Taiwan

Growing Vegetables at Home Part 4

Plants that can't be grown again can be turned into works of art.

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1:06
difficulty - Beginner Beginner
China

When Do You Miss Home the Most? Part 1

Papi Jiang interviews residents of Beijing.

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1:16
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

When Do You Miss Home the Most? Part 2

Papi Jiang asks residents in Beijing to determine when they miss their hometowns the most.

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1:54
difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

When Do You Miss Home the Most? Part 3

The tables now turn on Papi Jiang.

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