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Nothing anyone does should ever really surprise us! Yet, there are times when some news surprises us greatly—or even shocks us. Do you know how to react to comment on this type of news? Or even to be the one who tells the news in the first place? In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) …
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Every language uses idioms to compare and express ideas more vividly. Get learning some common idioms and sound more like a native speaker. Then try them out on some of your friends and give them a surprise how competent you are in Mandarin! In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To understand the meaning of …
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Who doesn’t love to play games in their spare time? Even though there are so many computer games available these days, many people still like to play traditional board games such as Monopoly or even play cards. Be sure you can join in the fun and discuss playing with your friends and colleagues. In this …
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Every parent wants the best for their child. Most like to plan their child’s education for them: whether studying in China or abroad. What if someone asks you about your ideas or, alternatively, you want to ask someone about their plans for their children? Be sure to be able to answer… In this Podcast, you …
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It’s always hard to work out your future plan as no-one can predict what’s going to happen. But at least you can try and prepare for your career by working on your education. Make sure you know how to talk about your studies and future plans; or ask someone about theirs. In this Podcast, you …
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