This lesson has really grown on me. At first there didn't seem to be much in the way of grammar or vocab, but my Chinese friends seem pretty impressed that I know about the shrinking head crab drinking game, and it's led to a number of really interesting conversations.
I'm kind of torn with Brendan's question about Echo's childhood games. My Chinese students often ask me the same banal questions about "English/American/Canadian culture" (depending on the nationality they think I am) and I can't really answer them, because, well, it's boring. I share Echo's reluctance to answer but at the same time I share Brendan's fascination with Chinese minutiae of this sort. I actually used it with a language exchange partner to spark a conversation, maybe that's one way it can be used.
Great podcast as always, tho :)
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