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Chinese Culture (Advanced Level)

At eChineseLearning we know that the Chinese learning experience requires not only a focus on the Chinese language, but also on Chinese culture and history. Our resources will introduce you to key points of Chinese culture, important historical events, fun festivals, taboos, and more! Best of all, these materials are FREE for you to explore! They are also a great companion to our Chinese Immersion Program, for those planning to study, work or live in China. If you are interested in learning more about Chinese culture, you're in the right place!

The movie 变脸(biànliǎn) Face Off was directed by Chinese director 吴宇森(Wúyŭsēn) John Woo, and was released in 1997. While the movie was a hit, in fact, 变脸(biànliǎn) is a form of art in Sichuan Province, China.
变脸(biànliǎn) face-off and 川剧(chuānjù) Sichuan Opera

川剧(chuānjù) Sichuan Opera is a form of folk art just like Peking Opera ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


Sun Zi’s Art of War was written by Sun Wu in the final year of the Spring and Autumn
Period (770BC – 476BC).
It is not only the oldest Chinese military work in existence but also the oldest book
of military theory in the world, well-known for a long time in the history of the
military academy in China ...


端午节(duān wŭ jié) The Dragon Boat Festival

A:  Nĭ zhīdào liăngtiān hòu shì shénme rìzi ma?
A:  你  知道    两天       后   是    什么  日子吗?
Do you know what the day after tomorrow is?

B: Wŭ yuè èr shí bā ya, zěnme le?
B:五  月  二 十 八  呀,怎么 了?
It is May 28th, 2009, and?
A:Bù, wŏ búshì zhè ge ...


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大家早上好!欢迎您来到今天的聊聊中国。这里是在线学汉语,我是主持人Jency。今天聊聊中国当中,我将和大家一起分享一下我对于中华武术的知识和理解。
课文:
武术又称功夫,是打拳和使用兵器的技术。武术是中国传统体育项目之一,武术既可以健身防身,又可以表演和比赛,因而它不仅受到中国人民的喜爱,也受到世界人民的喜爱。1991年10月,在北京举行了第一届世界武术锦标赛,来自四十一个国家和地区的四百名优秀武术运动员参加了此项比赛。这次体育盛会,标志着武术已经从中国走向世界。当然一家中国杂志说得好,武术源于中国,但属于世界。


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大家早上好!欢迎您收听《在线学汉语》,这里是我们今天的聊聊中国,我是主持人Jency。在今天的聊聊中国当中,我将和大家一起分享一下有关于中国的茶与茶文化。
课文:
在中国有一种最普及的饮料,那就是茶。“开门七件事,柴米油盐酱醋茶”,这句俗话说出了茶在中国人民日常生活中的重要地位。日日饮茶,闲暇品茶,客来敬茶,访友赠茶,是中国人几千年来的风俗和习惯。饮茶是中国古老文化不可分割的一部分。


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大家早上好!欢迎您收听《在线学汉语》,这里是我们的聊聊中国,我是主持人Jency。今天聊聊中国的话题是中国的少数民族。
课文:
中国是一个统一的多民族国家,在中国美丽富饶的土地上,居住着五十六个民族,十三亿人口。中华民族是中国各民族的总称。各族人民世世代代共同劳动,共同创造了中国的悠久历史和灿烂辉煌的文化。现代中国是一个和睦友爱的民族大家庭。


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对话:
金金:您好,欢迎来到聊聊中国,Talk about China, 我是金金。
Jency:我是Jency。
金金:今天我们要跟大家来分享一个有趣的话题,就是网络流行词
Jency:是的,就是网络上比较炫的词。
金金:那,最近呢我们发现了很多的这个网络的词啊,那在汉语的辞典里是没有的,但是呢很多朋友如果上网的话呢,就可以看到,比方说,他们现在看不懂不叫看不懂,叫“晕”。


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对话:
金金:大家好,欢迎来到 Talk about China,聊聊中国,我是金金。
Jency:我是孙彧Jency。
金金:那我们今天,Jency,我们今天的话题呢就是在于这个名字对不对,那中国人的名字呢,我知道,是很有意思的。比方说我的名字叫金金,然后呢其实很多的朋友都会对我的名字,听到我的名字之后都会有,很,一个问题就是,这是你的大名吗,还是你的小名?
Jency:Yes,大名 is actually full name in our Chinese language, and 小名 is actually your nickname or your given name. En but…
金金:为什么呢?是因为在我的名字中,金金是两个相同的字,而一般来说,在中国人的姓名里面,不会出现两个字是相同的,同时又是大名。


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