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夜店(yèdiàn) One Night in Supermarket

Introduction
夜店(yèdiàn) One Night in Supermarket is a new movie (released on July 24th, 2009) that has been receiving rave reviews. Because the production costs were low, but the gross was high, this film has widely become known as “The Gross Dark Horse.” Why is it so popular? ...


巩俐(Gǒng Lì) Gong Li and her “New Nationality”

Finishing with the sentence “We are of Singaporean identity now,” Chinese actress Gong Li became Singaporean on 9th Nov in 2008 in the formal swearing-in ceremony 宣誓仪式(xuānshì yíshì) in Singapore. Since then it has become a hot topic among people all over China. Gong Li is a ...


Are you familiar with Chinese ghost story? Have you heard the famous novel 《聊斋志异》Strange Tales of a Lonely Studio? Learn Chinese with echineselearning cast to get into another world. Listen to how we talk about the movie showing recently. Don’t be afraid, you may find some popular words in this Chinese learning cast. Learn Chinese today!
Dialogue: ...


Instructions: Fill in the blanks

Hints:

Horizontal:
⑴a cadre
⑵life
⑶strength
⑷quantity, amount
Vertical:
①work on something
②be angry with something
③power
④mathematics
The answer key will be in the next issue.
Answer keys to the crossword in the previous issue (Jun 24, 2009):

Horizontal:
⑴出(chū)
⑵女(nǚ)
⑶童(tóng)
Vertical:
①出(chū)
②房(fáng)
③女(nǚ)
④童(tóng)


炒鱿鱼 (chăo yóu yú) Get fired
In China, when people are fired by their boss, they often like to say “我被炒鱿鱼了(wŏ bèi chăo yóu yú le) I am fired.” If foreigners hear this phrase for the first time, they may not understand. Now take a look at the following explanations:
Why say so?
“炒鱿鱼(chăo yóu yú)” ...


填字游戏 (tiánzì yóuxì ) Chinese Crossword Puzzle

Can you complete the Chinese words by filling in the blanks marked with numbers?

Hints:

Horizontal:
①&②every movement and every action
③news
④name
Vertical:
①&④world-famous
②sports
⑤dictionary
The answer key will be in the next issue.
Answer keys to the crossword in the previous issue (Jun 4, 2009) :
Horizontal lines:
① 春(chūn)
② 好(hăo)
③ 点(diăn)
Vertical lines:
⑴ 点(diăn)
⑵ 好(hăo)
⑶ 日(rì)


Imagine this: A beautiful and cool girl is standing opposite a young man. He puts on his new clothes, plays his guitar and sings his favorite songs to attract her attentions. Here is a song expressing a boy’s loneliness and complex feelings in this situation. It is a very popular Karaoke song in China!

Duìmiàn de ...


功夫熊猫(gōngfu xióngmāo) Kung Fu Panda

功夫熊猫(gōngfu xióngmāo) Kung Fu Panda is a remarkable movie released in June last year. Chinese style is prevailing in the movie, which is the combination of “功夫”(gōngfu) Chinese martial arts and China’s national treasure–panda. Many Chinese enjoyed this movie as well, so you know that while humorous and ...


Take a look at this video about a Rich Beggar where you can learn some useful daily Chinese expressions:
Scene No. 1: At Home Nǚ’ér: Gànma a? Bàba, tā dǎ wǒ. 女儿:干嘛    啊?爸爸,他 打我。

Daughter: What are you doing? Dad, he hit me. Érzi:  Wǒ méiyǒu. 儿子:我   没有。

Son: I didn’t. Bàba: ...


Fan is an instrument for producing a current of air and people use it to keep cool in hot summers. But do you know that fans can also be weapons in martial arts?
In many Chinese martial arts novels and dramas, “扇子 (shànzi) fans” are used as weapons. A chivalrous person can defeat many enemies with ...


Kobe Bryant Asks Fans to “Stand up” in Mandarin (Intermediate)
You might have heard Kobe Bryant greeting Chinese fans in Chinese. But have you heard about Kobe arousing the fans’ enthusiasm in Chinese on the basketball court? Let’s watch this video to find out:

Kobe uses the Chinese phrase “站起来 (zhànqǐlái) stand up, ” which is more ...


Can I say “Have a Good Shower” in Chinese? (Intermediate)
Howard Wolowitz in American sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” can say “have a good shower” in six different languages, including Chinese. See the video clip below:

In fact, Chinese people seldom wish others to “洗个痛快澡 (Xǐ gè tòngkuài zǎo) have a good shower.” However, the phrase “痛快 ...


Steamed Stuffed Bun Plays Rock & Roll

“包子 (bāozi) stuffed bun,” which is coated with flat dough and stuffed with vegetables, meat, or fine bean mash, is a kind of traditional Chinese food. In this video, “包子 (bāozi) stuffed buns” held a “摇滚演唱会 (yáogǔn yǎnchànghuì) rock and roll concert. ”

 
There are two traditional Chinese musical instruments ...


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