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Chaoyang Park (朝阳公园) Posted by on Sep 12, 2013

There are tons of fun places to hang out in the Chinese capital. In the past, we’ve looked at two such spots – Sanlitun and NLGX. After my recent post about local parks in Beijing, I figured I’d bring back this old video series with a short about Chaoyang Park. With sports, an amusement park…

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Ball Games Posted by on Mar 24, 2013

No matter where you’re from or which language you speak, chances are you play some kind of ball game. You also probably enjoy watching them. But… can you talk about them in Chinese? You’ll be able to after you study this post! A great lesson on sports with my favorite YouTube Chinese teacher –…

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My Hobbies (我的爱好) Posted by on Aug 12, 2012

When making small talk, it’s very common to talk about your hobbies (爱好 – Ài hào). After all, talking about what you like to do in your free time is always more interesting than talking about what you have to do at work or school. To help you build your vocabulary and learn how to talk…

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Summer Olympics Posted by on Jul 28, 2012

It’s time again for the Summer Olympics (夏季奥运会 – xià jì ào yùn huì), which means it’s been a whole four years since I came to Beijing and China hosted the games for the first time. How time flies! This year, of course, the games are being hosted by London (伦敦 – lún dūn). Many athletes (运动员 –…

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Some More Review Posted by on Sep 14, 2010

The new semester (学期 – xué qí) has started for schools here in Beijing, and that means this teacher is very busy (很忙 – hěn máng).  I’ll be running all over this city, as I’m working at a Korean high school and two Chinese middle schools, in addition to private lessons.  This back to school…

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Summer in Beijing is Too Much Fun (北京的夏天是太有意思了) Posted by on Aug 31, 2010

With the summer winding down, I felt the urge to share some more of the many great summer activities available in and around Beijing for my last post of August.  For this video, follow me through some of Beijing’s local parks, a water park, and head out to the Yellow Sea to enjoy the warm…

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