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Where people from all over the world come to master Mandarin Chinese
Where people from all over the world come to master Mandarin Chinese

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11 Important Things to Know Before Moving to China. You don't want to learn these thing to hard way. Trust us!

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Great Interivew with Bill Bishop about why he's leaving China, his experiences beginning in the late eighties, and the relationship between China and the US. It's the departure that every expat will make one day.

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Great article on the military parade by Evan Osnos. It has affected all Beijingers in some way for the last two weeks.

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One of our favorite idioms is 入乡随俗 rùxiāngsuísú: When in Rome Luómǎ, 罗马, do as the Romans do. When in Beijing, do as the Beijinger's do! Speak with a Beijing accent.

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Eating a snack 小吃 (xiǎochī) with Cui Laoshi and Xiaoya today :)
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Military Parade Blue just doesn't have the same ring to it as #APECblue. Get ready for the parade this week.http://buff.ly/1KDWiA9

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Our principal, Jiao Yu, picking #grapes (pútao) 葡萄 at our campus. You can find nature even in the middle of Beijing.
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Sinology Institute: Come for the Chinese. Stay for the chili 辣椒 (làjiāo). One of the many plants we have growing at Sinology Institute.

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Learn how to speak Chinese like a Beijinger and do it right. It always sounds silly when you add a 儿 where it doesn't belong.

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One of the amazing parts about traveling in China is seeing all the beautiful temples. This is Labrang monastery in Gansu province.
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