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At the Beach in Chinese Posted by on Aug 3, 2017

At the Beach in Chinese

We’re in the dog days of summer at the moment. It’s so hot outside you could even fry an egg on the sidewalk. What better way to beat the heat than a trip to the beach (沙滩 – shā tān)? Let’s learn some beach related vocabulary and take a look at a few popular destinations…

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Summer Escape to Beidaihe and Nandaihe Posted by on Aug 4, 2016

The summer heat can be intense in the concrete jungle of Beijing, but thankfully there’s a beach escape not too far away. A few hours on a train or bus can bring you to the popular beach towns of Beidaihe (北戴河 – běi dài hé) and Nandaihe (南戴河 – nán dài hé). While Beidaihe was once famous…

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