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At the Market – Clothing Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Culture, Leisure, Shopping, Street Markets, Vocabulary

Perhaps one of the most overwhelming experiences when in another country and using another language is shopping. There are so many words to remember, and so many people around trying to get you to come into their shop. For the last few months, we’ve been teaching a lot of useful vocabulary for hitting the markets in China. Our series continues today with 20 more words that will help you get yourself some new threads or kicks. If you’re not familiar with English slang, we’re talking all about clothing:

Inside one of China's many clothing markets.

Inside one of China’s many clothing markets.

Screen Shot 2014-03-04 at 2.12.00 PMNow try to practice your listening and pronunciation with this great video from

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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