Only China Foodies Will Know

Calling all Chinese learners that are also foodies, listen up! Come learn some new ways to talk about food with the passion it deserves. Come commiserate about the Chinese food problems we all have (Shandong pancakes being sold out, eating your nut bracelet). Come enjoy this great video from TM Shanghai. Vocabulary 螃蟹 pángxiè crab 红烧 hóngshāo braised 发胖 fāpàng Read more about Only China Foodies Will Know[…]

Chinese Tongue Twister Challenge

We all love a good tongue twister. Because of tones, Chinese tongue twisters can be combinations of the same phonetic sounds over and over but with changing tones to make a phrase. If you want to impress your Chinese friends, learn some from these videos and wow them with your skills. Check out this Chinese Read more about Chinese Tongue Twister Challenge[…]

Chinese Girlfriends | North vs. South

If you don’t know the difference between northern and southern Chinese girls — this video is a must watch. If you think you know the difference, then check your understanding with this video. If you think you definitely know, then enjoy a good laugh as these differences are beautifully visualized by TMD Shanghai. Vocabulary 北方 Read more about Chinese Girlfriends | North vs. South[…]

90’s China vs. Now – Part 1.

This video comedically exaggerates the difference in Chinese culture during the 90’s vs now as made by TMD Shanghai.  Vocabulary 电视剧 diànshìjù n. TV series 时尚 shíshàng n. fashion 联系 liánxì v. contact 网站 wǎngzhàn n. website 约会 yuēhuì n. appointment 音乐 yīnyuè n. music 游戏 yóuxì n. game 明星 míngxīng n. Celebrity 行尸走肉 xíngshīzǒuròu Read more about 90’s China vs. Now – Part 1.[…]