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Stories From China: Folk Customs

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Author: Liu Meiru; Lv Lina;
Language: Chinese, English
Format: Book
Page: 158
Publication Date: 10/2016
ISBN: 9781625750044
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Level: Intermediate ,Advanced

For College, Adults

This book introduces ten aspects about China’s folk culture including etiquettes, marriage and wedding in life, twelve Chinese zodiac signs, lunar calendar and 24 solar terms, auspicious patterns, traditional templefair, new year pictures, dragon culture, taboos, and traditional costumes like cheongsam and Tang suits. Besides these, there are also cultural notes such as Qing Emperor Qianlong, the idiom “when a boy is grown he should find a wife, and when a girl is old enough she should find a husband”, zodiac year of birth, and Chinese people’s view of colors, etc.

About the Author
Meiru LIU, the master and doctor of China study, the professor of Chinese Language and Culture in Portland State University in the United States, and the foreign director of Confucius Institute (2007-2015). She has more than 30 years of experience in Chinese-teaching, cultural communication and transmission and has compiled many TCFL textbooks.Lina LU, the master of culture communication, the doctor of pedagogy in Portland State University in the United States and the president of ATCO. Since 1986, she has been teaching Chinese and the cultural comparison between China and the U.S in many universities of America and Canada.
 
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