Many people have idols or people they look up to. They may be actors or singers or someone from everyday life. If you have a favourite, be sure to know how to talk about this subject with your friend and colleagues; plus, be able to respond if someone tells you about theirs. In this Podcast, …
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Travelling outside of China has seen huge growth over the last few years—and many people are foregoing traditional group tours, although many of the older generation still prefer this way of travelling. Make sure you can explain where you want to go, and for how long… In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To enquire …
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Everybody has to eat and drink. Sometimes when you are out you will need to choose what you want or at other times, maybe when you are on a train or plane, you will be given a limited choice. Do you know how to ask or respond to a question about what you’d like? In …
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With such extensive migration within China, more than likely you’ll meet people from all over the country or very likely other foreigners. If you want to know where someone comes from or asks about your origins, be sure you can ask or answer appropriately. In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To ask where a …
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Sometimes it’s hard to keep a track of your possessions, especially if your mother or maid cleans or tidies your room. How do you ask where things are when you can’t seem to see them? In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) How to ask where things have been moved to (ii) To check where …
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So many people seem to lose their mobile phones or other things these days, maybe leaving them is a taxi or putting somewhere they can’t recall. How do you tell someone else what has happened or work on recovering your lost or mislaid item? In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) To talk about finding …
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With more and more people wanting to travel these days, talking about comparisons between places is inevitable. One place will be more to the liking of some, whilst another place might appeal to others. It might be the food or the weather or, indeed, a multitude of other factors which people compare… In this Podcast, …
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It goes without saying that everyone in the world has a birthday and different people have different ways to mark this milestone. Some love to keep the event low-key. whilst others love to celebrate in a big way! Whichever way you choose, it’s helpful to know how to talk about the event… In this Podcast, …
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Watching films is a very popular pastime in China, and everyone has their favourite type. Some people like action films, whilst others like romantic films. Then there are comedies and science fiction films to enjoy… learn how to let someone else know what type of film you like to watch. In this Podcast, you will …
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Every day people have to buy things, maybe to eat or drink; or pay for a train or bus ticket; or choose something they wish to buy in the market. Make sure you know how to ask about prices and to select whatever it is you want to buy… you don’t want to go hungry, …
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