Thanksgiving is here. 感恩节到了。 ( gǎn ēn jié dào le ) I have to say, I like this holiday very much.
It is not because I have a chance to taste a turkey, actually, I don’t like the taste of turkey. I feel a Turkey tastes too bland. I like Thanksgiving because it is a special holiday to express our appreciation.
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In this post, we are going to learn the second part of Mulan poem. For the first part, please read the post: Let’s Learn Mulan’s Story in Mandarin Chinese (1) Mulan Joined the army.
From the first part of this poem, we learned the reason why Mulan joined the army and her hard life in the army. In the second part, we will learn Mulan’s life after she went back home. Let’s take a look.
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In this post, I am going to talk about another famous Chinese person: 李煜 ( lǐ yù ), who was born to be a king but he was a great poet instead.
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Autumn Festival (中秋节 ) (zhōng qiū jié ) or Moon Festival is coming.
In case some of you don’t know, Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on August 15 Chinese year, however the date varies on western year.
Autumn Festival is one of the most important Chinese holidays. There are various stories about the origin of this festival.
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In this post, I am going to talk about how to come up with a nice Chinese name.
There is a Chinese saying: 入乡随俗 ( rù xiāng suí sú ). It means: Follow the customs where you live. If you live in Chinese speaking areas, having a Chinese name is always a good idea.
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