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University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

TC@Penn 2017 Welcome Reception

Hello Guys! We have just had our first meeting for this semester! It was so nice meeting everyone here! ———————————————————————————————————————————————- Teaching Workshop Interesting Activity Delicious Food ———————————————————————————————————————————————- Thank you all for coming! Hope we can have fun together in TC@Penn!

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TC@Penn is Calling New!!

Happy New Semester! TC@Penn is now looking for new Chinese tutors and tutees. If you are good at Chinese, or if you are interested in learning Chinese and expriencing Chinese culture, here is the right place for you! 新学期到啦! TC@Penn正在招募新的老师和学员。如果你对自己的中文有自信,或者你是一个中文新人,想要学习中文和感受中国文化,不要错过加入TC@Penn的机会哦!

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Chinese Idioms Station #Week 5#

一字千金 [yī zì qiān jīn] 一 [yī] one 字 [zì] letter, word 千 [qiān] thousand 金 [jīn] gold General meaning: even just one letter in the literature worth thousands of gold. It is used to describe an outstanding literature work. … Continue reading

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Chinese Idioms Station #Week 4#

忍气吞声 忍:to bear 气:dissatisfaction; grievance 吞:to swallow 声:sound, voice 忍气:being mistreated but did not express one’s dissatisfaction 吞声:do not dare to speak out one’s grievances General Meaning: This idiom describes a situation in which a mistreated person feels angry about … Continue reading

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Chinese Idioms Station #Week 3#

鹤立鸡群 hè lì jī qún  鹤 hè  crane (bird) 立 lì   stand at 鸡 jī   rooster 群 qún  group Literal meaning: A crane standing among a group of roosters. Connotation: To describe a person who is outstanding. Use: 他真聪明,在班里真是鹤立鸡群。  He … Continue reading

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#Chinese Idioms Station# Week 2

海枯石烂  [hǎi kū shí làn] 海:ocean 枯:dry up 石:stone 烂:rot    General meaning: (even if) the sea run dry and the rock crumble. To describe a long period of time, or to describe the eternal love. Example: 即使海枯石烂,我的爱也不会改变。[jí shǐ hǎi … Continue reading

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