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 […]

😂 April Fool’s Day: 10 Best Hoaxes of all Time

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Source: hoaxes.org Here’s your friendly reminder that it’s almost April 1 aka April Fool’s Day 愚人节 yú rén jiē – so don’t believe any message or call at face value, your friends or loved ones could be trying to prank you! In this fun, but dastardly deceptive, traditional holiday, people all over Western culture will try to play smalltricks on […]

【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 […]

【学习】50+ Baseball Idioms to improve your American English ⚾️⚾️

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With USA baseball 棒球 (bàng qiú) heading into the 2016 MLB postseason 美国职棒大联盟季后赛 (měi guó zhí bàng dà lián méng jì hòu sài), let’s take a look at some of the common baseball phrases we love to use in the United States for everyday life, business, and even in politics. You see, baseball is one of America’s oldest sports and […]

【听力】A Plethora of British Accents 哇嗷,你们喜欢哪种英国口音?

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A couple weeks ago, we posted a fun video on Spanish accents in South America: 【搞笑】Hilarious Spanish Accents 这么多种西班牙语口音 Now let’s take a look at the numerous English accents on the British Isles through the lens of different actors you might recognize… Can you understand the accents and hear their distinctions? Video is by Anglophenia, […]