Wow, we can hardly believe it, we’ve made 100 Podcasts already—and many thanks to our listeners who’ve made them so popular! This Podcast is about something we know you all are interested in—holidays!
In this Podcast, you will learn:
(i) How to talk about certain major holidays in China
(ii) To make reference to popular holidays throughout the year
Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:
元旦：New Year holiday
除夕：Chinese New Year Eve
春节：Chinese New Year, Spring Festival
清明节：Grave sweeping holiday
端午节：Dragon day holiday.
粽子：a pyramid-shaped dumpling made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves
党的生日：the Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Communist Party
建军节：the Day of the Chinese People ‘s Liberation Army
七夕节：Double seven festival-Chinese Valentine’s day
中秋节：mid-autumn day 月饼：moon cake
国庆节：China National Day
重阳节：Double Ninth Festival or Chongyang Festival
Mandarin Chinese learning resources we recommend:
Keats Chinese School, which was founded in 2004, is one of the top Mandarin Chinese language schools in China, offering both one-on-one immersion Mandarin courses and small group Chinese classes. Located in Kunming, Keats develops personalised exercises and materials for students to meet their learning goals and requirements and can arrange a student visa for its 16 week course.
Skritter allows you to learn to write Chinese characters quickly and effectively. You choose the vocabulary lists you wish to learn, set the pace, and Skritter handles the rest. Say goodbye to forgetting characters, making tone mistakes, and your piles of flashcards—and say 你好 to the right way in mastering Chinese characters!