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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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Wet Hot Chinese Summer Posted by on Jul 20, 2016

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Summer (夏天 – xià tiān) is in full swing in China. All across the country, dudes are letting their bellies hang out to cool off and ladies are swimming in the sea with their face-kinis on. The beaches are packed, as are popular tourist sights such as the Great Wall and Jiuzhaigou National Park. Summer…

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Summer Fun in and Around Beijing Posted by on Aug 6, 2014

August is upon is, which means the summer holiday for students is coming to a close. In just a few weeks, it’s back to school to hit the books and “good good study, day day up” (好好学习天天向上 – hǎo hào xué xí tiān tiān xiàng shàng) as they say in China. There’s still plenty of…

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