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by frances

Chinese Lion dance is a very popular Chinese New Year's activity.
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by Dan Li

Family time! This activity contains a Chinese song 让爱住我家 ràng ài zhù wǒ jiā, which was performed by a Taiwanese family during the Chinese New Year gala, 2006. You will listen to the song on youtube with the aim of learning Chinese kinship terms. The gap-...
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by Dan Li

Say happy birthday in Chinese. This activity contains a Chinese song in party spirits - 猪你生日快乐 (Wish You a Happy Birthday). You will listen to the song with the aim of learning to offer birthday wishes and treat your friend(s) to a drink. The gap-filling tasks help you use Chinese to talk...
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by Dan Li

Olympic spirits! This activity contains a song 我和你 You and Me, (the theme song of the 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing). You will hear Sarah Brightman sing wonderfully in Chinese! You will listen on youtube and complete the tasks with the aim of familiarising Chinese sounds and pronouns. This...
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by Dan Li

A Letter to Home. This song 一封家书 Yì fēng jiā shū A Letter to Home was a hit in 1990s. Singer and song writer 李春波 Li Chunbo wrote a letter to his mum and dad from Beijing. The lyrics is suitable for post beginners. You will learn to use Chinese question endings, measure word and familiarise...
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by Dan Li

茉莉花Mòlìhuā is a popular Chinese folk song, which can be instantly recognised throughout China and in areas with large Chinese population. This song has been performed by 席琳•迪翁 Celine Dion and 宋祖英 Sòng Zŭyīng during the 2013 Chinese New Year’s gala produced by China...
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by Dan Li

Transition 前进乐团 is a British rock band based in Taipei. The three members of the band are also Chinese language learners. 对不起,我的中文不好 is their first Chinese single released in 2011, celebrating their language learning experience. You will hear mistakes when Transition trying to speak Chinese....
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by Dan Li

You will hear an everlasting popular song 朋友 released in 1997 by singer 周华健 about friendship with the aim of familiarising with measure words such as 个、句、杯 and experience marker 过. This activity is suitable for intermediate and post-intermediate learners.
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by ahmed

A girl is talking instead of playing the game.
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by Jonathan Smith

Many students confuse prepositions and conjunctions.   Prepositions are followed by nouns/noun phrases E.g.They plan to build a new sports centre despite the high cost.   Conjunctions are followed by clauses (which include a verb) E.g. They plan to build a new sports centre...