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Egalitarian Canada With native lang

The first episode of the Canada-related series aired last Friday. On the show, Mr. Gao began his monologue with the introduction of Vanco...
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Aug 30, 2016 18:13
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Xiaosongpedia - A Famous Online Talk Show With native lang

Xiaosongpedia is one of the two most influential online talk shows in China. The host’s name is Gao Xiaosong. Mr. Gao is a songwriter, fa...
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Aug 29, 2016 16:34
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Folding Beijing – A Hugo Prize-winning Sci-fi Novella With native lang

Several days ago, it was reported in the media that the novella “Folding Beijing” won the 2016 Hugo Award. The novel was written by a wom...
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Aug 26, 2016 21:28
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#4 The Second Stupid Public Speaking Gig - Learning Experience With native lang

I tried to use Q&A and games with presents to make people stay. When the event hit the one hour mark, I attempted to insert interesti...
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Aug 26, 2016 02:32
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#3 The Sencond Stupid Public Speaking Gig - "Trendy Marketing Practice" With native lang

The event began as scheduled. We hired a group of youths to dance on the platform, in order to capture people’s attention. Though, frankl...
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Aug 24, 2016 22:15
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#2 The Second Stupid Public Speaking Gig- in a Shopping Mall With native lang

Last Sunday, I emceed a campaign in a huge suburban commercial complex. I was assigned this task on Thursday. On such a short notice, I h...
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Aug 24, 2016 00:33
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#1 The First Stupid Public Speaking Gig - Delay Tactic With native lang

Last Saturday, I emceed a publicity campaign for China’s first self-designed maglev train, which connects the high speed rail station to ...
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Aug 17, 2016 02:06
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Rio Olympics Medal Tally VS Entertainment Scandal With native lang

In the past, China really cared about the performance of Team China in the Olympic Games. The Chinese media always gushed over how many g...
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Aug 16, 2016 01:18
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#6 Three Musketeers in a Pub - Paranoid Parents With native lang

We’d been catching up on each other’s stories for quite a while. There were more people coming in and the music rose to a crescendo. A fe...
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Aug 13, 2016 00:55
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#5 Three Musketeers in a Pub - To Drink or Not to Drink With native lang

After beckoning the waitress, we started to discuss what to drink. Dennis wanted martinis; Yoyo, a glass of coke; me, beer. I was a bumpk...
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Aug 10, 2016 23:04
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#4 Three Musketeers in a Pub - The Gourmet With native lang

There was an added benefit to being with him, an assiduous gourmet who knew the best food hidden in every nook and cranny of the city. Ev...
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Aug 8, 2016 21:14
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#3 Three Musketeers in a Pub - The Fashionable and Hilarious Guy With native lang

“Don't worry. English will come easily to you,” I said, hoping to cheer her up. Looking around, I found the essential member of t...
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Aug 7, 2016 18:22
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#2 Three Musketeers in a Pub With native lang

The pub where we were to meet was called Helen’s Bar, located in the urban core. It was a place where a bunch of hipsters congregated, si...
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Aug 5, 2016 23:28
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#1 Three Musketeers in a Pub With native lang

The other day, as work was ending, my smartphone on the far right side of the table started ringing. I took a cursory look at the screen ...
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Aug 4, 2016 23:00