Toll Free - U.S.& Canada:  1-800-791-9386   Hong Kong:  800-930-623   Australia:  1-800-779-835
Free online Chinese learning support
  • Follow us on Facebook!
  • Watch Our YouTube Videos!
  • Follow us on Twitter!
  • Follow us on WeChat!
    Follow Us in WeChat by Scanning!
    Follow Us in "WeChat"
    by Scanning
  • Follow us on LinkedIn
  • Follow us on Google+!
  • Explore Our Instagram Videos & Photos!
United Kingdom:  0-800-086-8969   Germany:  0-800-180-0341   Singapore:  800-130-1652
France:  0-805-080-689   Spain:  900-838-906    

Quote of the Week (Feb.14, 2011)

Feb. 14, 2011

Jīyù yídìng dāi zài pàomò lǐ, Facebook gèng xiàng shì pàomò.
机遇一定    呆  在   泡沫  里,Facebook 更     像      是   泡沫。

 

Opportunities must lie in the bubbles, and Facebook is much like a bubble.

—From 宋保强 (Sòng Bǎoqiáng) Song Baoqiang, engaged in IT technology in China.

 Vocabulary:

机遇 (jīyù) n. opportunity

 

泡沫 (pàomò) n. bubble

 

Culture Note:

Renren.com, widely said to be the Chinese version of Facebook, was originally called xiaonei.com. It was set up in December, 2005 and was the earliest social networking site for university students in China.

Got questions? Take a free 1-to-1 lesson with one of our professional teachers by signing up below:
Name:  E-mail: 
Country:  Tel: 
By clicking Submit, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Submit

Write a comment

Your Name: 
Your Email:  Your email address will not be published.
Comments: 
Verification Code:  Verification Code Unclear? Try another one
By clicking Submit, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Email This Article
Recipients' email addresses:
(separate recipients with comma)
Your name:
Your e-mail address (optional):
Your message (optional):
Verification Code:
By clicking Send, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Sign up for a free trial now!
Get more information about our Chinese lessons through live chat
Get a FREE live 1-to-1 lesson and FREE e-books. Complete the form below:
Name:
E-mail:
Country:
Tel:
 

By clicking Submit, you agree to our

Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Get 11 FREE Mandarin E-books