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Talking About Summer in Chinese Posted by on Jun 20, 2019

Tomorrow is the first day of summer (夏天 – xià tiān). Many students are getting ready to go on summer vacation (暑假 – shǔ jià), so lots of families plan to take a vacation (假期 – jià qī) in the coming months. All over China, people are excited for what the summer months bring. Learn…

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Best Places to Visit in China in the Summer Posted by on Jul 19, 2017

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to travel in China. Sure, it’s a busy time of year, but that’s always the case in the world’s most populous country. In my 5+ years of living in China, I ended up doing most of my traveling during the summer months. Here are a few of…

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10 Videos for Summer in China Posted by on Jun 22, 2017

Today marks the official start of summer (夏天 – xià tiān). All across China, children are finishing up their final exams while parents are busy scheduling summer activities. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, and you can expect to see the “Beijing bikini” on display as men roll up their shirts to deal…

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Wet Hot Chinese Summer Posted by on Jul 20, 2016

Top 10 Most Popular Videos on Transparent Chinese

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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Summertime in China Posted by on Jun 24, 2015

We’ve already gone over some useful vocabulary for talking about summer in Chinese, but what is summertime really like in the Middle Kingdom? Just like in America and many other countries around the world, summer is full of family vacations, outdoor fun, and sunshine in China. Of course, people here do their best to avoid…

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Chinese Summer Vocabulary Posted by on Jun 16, 2015

Summer is fast approaching, as children finish up their exams and parents scramble to schedule family vacations and summer camps. For Chinese kids, the learning never stops. While the summer holiday provides a much-needed break from the long days and stacks of homework at their school, there will most certainly be extra classes during the…

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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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