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January 2, 2019

Year of the Pig: Pigs in Chinese Culture

According to the Chinese calendar, 2019 is going to be the “Year of the Pig”. So today, let’s look at pigs...

Mandarin Chinese in Western Movies, Part II

Last week, we looked at Keanu Reeves, Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale speaking Chinese in The Day the Earth Stood Still, Limitless,...

History of New Year in China

The word 元旦 yuándàn, which refers to the first day of the New Year in China, has a long history....