【MV🎶】Music: The xx《On Hold》电子摇滚先锋

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Another amazing album from The xx is just what we needed during this cold, cold month… and if you’re fleeing the country for the Lunar New Year, these are also great tracks to add to your respective travel playlists. The xx are an English band formed in 2005 in Wandsworth, London. The group released its debut album, xx, […]

【节日🌎】Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 今天, 马丁·路德·金日

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Today is a federal holiday in the United States, not for any tradition or religion, but to remember and honor one of America’s greatest public figures. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 马丁·路德·金 mǎ dīng ·lù dé ·jīn is a man who did more for civil rights equality in the USA than almost anyone else save […]

Why does my American boyfriend love Star Wars so much?

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We recently received this cultural question from one of our followers about Star Wars, the blockbuster film series that just released it’s eighth movie here in China. It’s really a huge question! And thanks for asking… it can actually be applied to a lot of Westerners, both girls and boys~ Link: How To Buy Movie Tickets […]

【音乐🎧】New Music: The Hamilton Mixtape

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Last year, we wrote about the wonderful new musical that’s swept the U.S. and the rest of the theater world: HAMILTON (the videos are no longer available) Link: 【音乐剧】Watch ‘Hamilton’ Make History Cool Again《汉密尔顿》双语字幕全剧 Now it’s been remixed into a fabulous compilation album! And actually, in 2009, Lin-Manuel Miranda (the writer of the play) began a project entitled The […]

【预告片🎬】Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2《银河护卫队2》我是格鲁特宝宝(中文字幕)

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The lovable galactic misfits are back in another story of saving the universe… and do we even care what the plot is about? We’re all excited to see it! Probably most-excited to see Baby Groot, it appears like all the other actors from the first flick are back in the sequel, too. Seems to be […]

【搞笑🎭】One-Upping Anne Hathaway on SNL’s Thanksgiving 安妮·海瑟薇和《周六夜现场》的感恩节

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This Thanksgiving, all we can do is laugh, right? Celebrating Turkey Day with your friends in China can be really hard sometimes… and a little homesick. So this year, instead of feeling lonely, have fun and try one-upping each other, like Penelope at the local church’s soup kitchen… Just kidding! Please DON’T be like that […]

【电影🎥】7 Hollywood Movies Release in China this Month 本月即将上映的美国电影

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A ton of good movies coming to China in November*! From Marvel to Harry Potter, mark your calendars and buy your tickets now~ As we all know, each year China allows just 34 non-Chinese films into its booming movie market on a revenue-sharing basis, and this latest slate of upcoming releases (including last week’s Inferno […]

【万圣节🎃】Friends 老友记 “The One With the Halloween Party”(中英字幕)

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The weekend is here again, but it’s not just any weekend! We all hope you have many fun and safe Halloween parties to go to with your trendy costumes or your beautiful jack-o-lanterns… 【万圣节🎃】The Complete Guide to Buying Halloween Costumes on Taobao 【万圣节🎃】Pumpkin to Jack-O-Lantern in 8 Easy Steps 怎么做南瓜灯? But if you find yourself […]

【学习】Free Business English Classes Online at Linkedin until Oct. 30~

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Great news, everyone! Linkedin.com/learning is currently offering all of their online classes for free until this coming Sunday, October 30th… Some of the video courses are very short and easy to consume in only 10-30 minutes and some of them are a few hours long. Various class topics: Insights from a Business Coach Critical Thinking […]