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Celebrating National Day Posted by on Oct 4, 2021

Every year on October 1st, China celebrates its National Day (国庆节 guó qìng jié). This is one of the most important holidays in the country. It’s one of two Golden Week (黄金周 huáng jīn zhōu) holidays, along with the Spring Festival (春节 chūn jié). People all over the country are enjoying a few days off…

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Xi Jinping’s Controversial Speech Posted by on Jul 14, 2021

As I mentioned in my last post, Beijing recently held a massive celebration for the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (中国共产党 zhōng guó gòng chǎn dǎng). During the event, which drew thousands of people to Tiananmen Square, Xi Jinping (习近平 xí jìn píng) gave a long speech to the nation that attracted a lot…

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China Marks the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Party Posted by on Jul 6, 2021

Last week in Beijing, there was a massive celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (中国共产党成立100周年庆祝活动 zhōng guó gòng chǎn dǎng chéng lì 100 zhōu nián qìng zhù huó dòng). The speech given by current General Secretary of the CCP and President of China, Xi Jinping (习近平 xí jìn píng) is making…

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Talking About the Olympics in Chinese Posted by on Jun 22, 2021

There’s a lot of talk right now about the Summer Olympics (夏季奥运会 xià jì ào yùn huì) at the moment. The games were postponed last year due to the pandemic and there has ben a lot of uncertainty surrounding them. We’re now just a month away and it looks like they are definitely happening in Tokyo…

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Rocking Out in China (Part Two) Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

I hope you’re ready to crank it up and do a little head-banging today, because we’re continuing our series about Rocking Out in China! In case you missed it, go back and read Part One. In it, you’ll learn about the first rock band in China who went by the name Peking All-Stars as well…

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