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International Women’s Day: 2020 China Edition

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ID: 4290 Pre Intermediate
It's International Women's Day again! What are the current attitudes toward women in Chinese society? How much do we recognize women's achievements in Chinese society? In this special podcast, Chi and Michelle first look at traditional Chinese viewpoints regarding women and their related idioms—女中豪杰…? How about 贤良淑德? They then discuss one of the most popular Chinese songs,《心太软》sung by 任贤齐, that talks about a soft-hearted woman. Listen to learn more, and sing along with us!
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三八国际妇女节 sānbāGuójìFùnǚjié International Women's Day (March 8)
女强人 nǚqiángrén successful career woman
剩女 shèngnǚ leftover woman
书中自有黄金屋,书中自有颜如玉 shūzhōngzìyǒuhuángjīnwū, shūzhōngzìyǒuyánrúyù The wealth will come to you naturally as long as you study well.
三八国际妇女节
sān bā GuójìFùnǚjié
International Women's Day
女强人
nǚqiángrén
strong woman
剩女
shèngnǚ
leftover woman
书中自有黄金屋,书中自有颜如玉
shū zhōng zì yǒu huángjīn wū ,shū zhōng zì yǒu Yán rú yù
The wealth will come to you naturally as long as you study well.
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