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Chinese New Years Eve Dinner Traditions

What do you do on Chinese New Years Eve? On 4th of February, our Chinese Academy went out together for a New Years…
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Celebrating the Lantern Festival (元宵节)

This past Wednesday, Omeida Chinese Academy organized an activity about Lantern Festival, and teacher Vivian gave us a vivid culture class talking about…
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Decorating for Chinese New Year

Because Omeida Chinese Academy is our home away from home, Omeida students decorated our house with the traditional 'Fu' character, lanterns, stickers, and…
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Making Chinese New Year Dumplings

What do dumplings symbolize for Chinese New Year? On February 5th, Chinese Academy made dumplings together, as it is a tradition to eat…
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‘Fu’ Chinese Character: Symbols of Luck

To celebrate one of the most important festivals in China, Omeida Chinese Academy organized a series of activities both rich in content and…
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Chinese Knots: A Symbol of Chinese Culture

What is the meaning of Chinese Knot? Omeida Chinese Academy organized a Chinese Knotting art workshop. A Chinese knot is a knot that…
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Climbing the TV Tower in Yangshuo, China

Omeida Chinese Academy ventured out of the classroom to climb Yangshuo's famous TV tower. Most people who come to Yangshuo see the Yangshuo…
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Class dinner at ChunJi Roast Duck Restaurant

This Wednesday, Chinese Academy organized a class dinner at ChunJi Restaurant. All the students and staffs gathered together to celebrate, the new year…
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How to use 了 – 4 Different Uses

It can be difficult for Western Chinese learners to understand how to use 了 as there isn’t an equivalent grammar particle in Latin-based…
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How to use 把 – What is its English Equivalent?

把 Bǎ is used when sentence subjects perform some kind of action on the sentence object. At first, it can be a bit difficult…
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