Lesson 088. Chinese Ghost Festival.
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Did you know that Chinese have a festival called ‘gui jie’ or the ghost festival? Learn some vocabulary and expressions in Mandarin Chinese related to this tradition. Please signup and become a registered subscriber to download ALL 200+ audio lessons with full PDF transcripts, worksheets and additional audio dialogues.

Mandarin Monkey Podcast
Mandarin Monkey Podcast
Mandarin Monkey
#177 - Investing Story | Intermediate | Mandarin Monkey Podcast
We have a story about the stock market and investing today for all those who enjoy the business side of things. But we also find a very rude animal whilst musing about the size of an antelope which will forever be funny to us. Also interviewing new teachers which is exciting. If you enjoy what we do, we have been helpful or at least entertaining have a look at our Patreon and consider supporting us. Or you are completely free not to. :) Website https://www.mandarinmonkey.com Support us www.patreon.com/mandarinmonkey Skritter - Learn to write Chinese https://skritter.com?ref=mandarinmonkey Use promoCode: MANDARINMONKEY for 10% off everything Discord (early stages of set up) https://discord.gg/KHjF7NNq8d This is the Mandarin Monkey Podcast. One of the best mandarin podcasts there is. Of course that is up to you to decide. But we use both English and Mandarin Chinese throughout and both speak Chinglish. You can keep up with the conversation because of the English and pick up new words and sentences in Chinese because of the Mandarin. best Chinese learning podcast they all say. Is this one of the best Chinese podcasts or the best chinese learning podcast? we hear you roar. We would like to think so. best mandarin learning podcast? I thought we had already answered that? We can tell you one thing for sure, it's one fun way to learn mandarin and the best Chinese podcast for beginners and intermediates alike! #mandarinmonkey #chinglish #chinesepodcast
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Daily News Brief by TRT World
Daily News Brief by TRT World
TRT World
Monday, January 25, 2021
*) Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police, looting Anti-lockdown protests turned to riots in the Netherlands, prompting police to use tear gas, water cannons and dogs to disperse thousands. At least 55 were arrested after chaos erupted in the country's main cities against the implementation of a new daytime curfew, the first since World War II. It was the worst violence to hit the country since the pandemic began. The lockdown will be in effect until 10 February. *) Taiwan reports second day of incursions by Chinese air force Taiwan has reported a second day of incursions into its airspace by 12 Chinese Air Force fighters jets. China claims Taiwan as its territory and has increased military activity near the island in recent months. Meanwhile, the US military has sent the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier into the South China Sea for what it says is to ensure freedom of the seas. *) Portugal president wins election Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won a second term in office after winning an election with 61 percent of the vote. Rebelo de Sousa, a centre-right moderate, will serve a five-year term that will be his last due to term limits. Socialist candidate Ana Gomes came second with 13 percent but close behind in third was Andre Ventura, a newly arrived right-wing populist who won 12 percent. *) Thousands evacuated as storm makes landfall in Mozambique Mozambique is reeling from Cyclone Eloise, which made landfall early on Saturday. Nearly 7,000 people have been displaced, while some 130,000 hectares of crops destroyed by heavy downpours. Forecasters are warning of widespread flooding and strong winds as the storm heads inland. And finally… *) SpaceX sets another world record SpaceX has set another world record. A Falcon 9 rocket carried 143 satellites into orbit on a jam-packed rideshare. That's the most satellites launched by a single rocket. The devices are owned by several companies, each paying at least a million dollars to send their tech into space.
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