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December 21, 2013

Many Westerners travelling in China are struck by the bizarre English phrases bannered across the t-shirts commonly worn by young Chinese people. The slogans sometimes seem ripped from the pages of English-language fashion magazines.

September 11, 2013

In the movie Beijing Bicycle (十七岁的单车) viewers will learn, among other things, the importance of having a bike in Chinese cities. But in a country changing so quickly, is this still the case?

August 22, 2013

Students aren’t the only ones moving around at the end of summer.  Ghosts are too!

August 15, 2013

Many of us are in the habit of thinking about culture as something that affects language, but have you ever considered how the way we talk and communicate can affect the way we think and act?

July 31, 2013

Heat waves have already hit many cities across the United States this summer, so what better way to lessen the side effects of heat than by eating something nice and cold?

July 3, 2013

Today, people learning about a new culture may look to food, art, history, and language (which is what Cheng & Tsui is all about!). But what about the way a culture plays?

July 7, 2011

Today’s Word: 山寨 (shānzhài)

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