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Frozen – Let It Go

I’m not a huge fan of this movie, but it was a decent production and I can deal with the theme song.. especially if it…

Learn Chinese thru Popular Karoake

Found this on my twitter, cool to see!  Also cool that they’re popular karoake songs, adds a bit to cultural tastes and understanding. [visual_button url=””…

Karoake Jingle Bells (Pinyin/Hanzi)

Rounding out my Christmas feel for the day – another carol, again with sing along pinyin and hanzi video.

Chinese Jingle Bells Ringtone

I changed my ringtone to this today, makes me happy.  Download it here!

We Wish You a Merry Christmas in Chinese

Classic Christmas song with a pinyin karoake-style video so you can sing along and learn.

Streamed Chinese Movies

Original Languages > Mandarin – Viooz This is a hotlink I found recently thanks to twitter account @chineselinks.  It has some of the latest Chinese…

飞越老人院 (Full Circle)

I saw this film yesterday.  It’s a gentle film about a group of elderly people living in a nursing home whom manage to piece together…

Cussing in Mandarin

I had a discussion the other day about swear words with a new language partner.  I thought I’d look something up for reference and found…

Popois World Cup Emoticons

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America the Beautiful

Made famous by the Coca-Cola Superbowl Commercial, “America the Beautiful” in Mandarin. Here’s the lyrics in Hanzi, Pinyin and English: