Yes, there’s a Chinese word for “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”…

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~You can’t fully learn a language without learning the culture~ Oh, this is fun! If you’re not famliiar with this famous ditty, “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” is a song from the 1964 musical film Mary Poppins. It was written by the Sherman Brothers, and sung by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke (pictured). Every child born in the USA during the […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Banana Bread 从美国的香蕉面包

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~Introducing food culture from around the world~ Hungry? I know we are. We always are. Thankfully, we’re just in luck… the bananas we bought 4 days ago are super ripe and we can mash them up to make a delicious sweet bread dessert! Banana bread 香蕉面包 xiāng jiāo miàn bāo is a quick and easy after-meal treat from […]

Music: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

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~Introducing music culture from around the world~ Have you ever listened to Fleet Foxes before? It’s been a while, we know. Crack-Up is their third studio album and it is their first release in six years. Fleet Foxes is a critically acclaimed indie folk band from Seattle, USA, who rose to prominence in 2007 with their first couple EPs… then came their […]

13 Foreign Movies Come to China in September 2017 (中英双语)

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~Introducing pop culture from around the world~ As the summer blackout for movies in Mainland China comes to an end, and as Wolf Warrior 2 was coddled to the top of the box office, we will finally get to see those foreign blockbusters we’ve been waiting for… Well, at least the ones we haven’t already […]

【体育文化】How to Watch Mayweather vs. McGregor “The Money Fight” Free Online in China

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~Introducing sports culture from around the world~ “Who do you wanna win?” It’s really the only question on any sports fans’ minds this weekend. You may have heard… or maybe you haven’t? Tomorrow morning China time will be one of the biggest boxing 拳击 quán jī matches in the history of boxing matches. You can vote for your […]

【KTV Help】我是一只小小鸟 wǒ shì yī zhī xiǎo xiǎo niǎo

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Welcome to our continuing “KTV Help” series, where we [try to] help you learn different staple songs that could make any Chinese crowd erupt in applause… You can use these posts to practice the songs beforehand, or even open up the article as you’re singing to look at the pinyin, for quick reference in a […]

【世界美食】Foods of the World: Arepas 南美’阿瑞巴’玉米饼

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~Introducing food culture from around the world~ If you’ve ever traveled to the northern part of South America, you can’t help but see arepas 阿瑞巴 ā ruì bā everywhere. These small pancake-like round goodies are made with ground maize dough or cooked corn flour and can be eaten with literally anything. Originating from the area […]

6 Foreign Films Come to China | August 2017 (中英双语)

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After a dismal showing for movies in July, we’re back in full force for August with six “foreign” choices. Not all of them are necessarily completely foreign as Hollywood starts reaching out to other countries for more funding. Still a big fat NO for Spidey, Apes, and Dunkirk, though, but it appears all three will be […]

【MV】Kesha – “Praying” (中英字) 幕 with Chinese subtitles

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Kesha has released her first single in four years, Praying, and the video is both beautiful and heartbreaking at the same time. Is it the song pop music needs right now? Kesha, as we all know, is not the most holy of singers in the world. Probably not even top 10.  But this song shows a lot of […]