Do you hear that? The ringing of wedding bells in China. The sound of $80 billion being dropped on this booming industry. Cha-ching! So how much does the average Chinese wedding cost in China? What are some of the wedding traditions and customs that are a ‘must know’? With an average of 10 million couples [...]
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Whether stuck in some kind of trouble or on the road towards success, it’s always nice to be able to have a bit of help or encouragement that will get you through and keep you going. Each presidential candidate has a huge campaign and tons of supporters. Top singer celebrities have excellent managers, producers and a [...]
Gah, sometimes it can get a bit confusing when the translations are about the same but there is a subtle difference in meaning. With 然后, 以后 and 之后, they all mean “after” or “behind” in English, yet there are particular times when you should only use 之后 or shouldn’t use 以后 etc. After the red house, make a left. We [...]
So The Dragon Boat Festival. It’s just a day where you have bunch of boats that look like dragons and you race them, right? Wrong! There’s actually so much more history and tradition behind this holiday, especially now that was officially recognized as a public holiday in 2008. In case you’re not totally up to speed on [...]
Not many get to where they are without hard work, perseverance and determination. Before Walt Disney became a internationally loved entertainment company, he was fired by a newspaper editor because, “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Before Steven Spielberg became a renowned director, he was rejected from the University of Southern California School of [...]
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As our library of authentic video content continues to grow here at FluentU, we’re always working to find new and more effective ways to connect you with that content and utilize it as effectively as possible. With that goal in mind, we’ve recently developed an entirely new way to access the content at FluentU – [...]
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