Ever felt overwhelmed by how many Chinese dynasties there are to learn?! In this bonus episode, Cortney & Ellen introduce the "Chinese Dynasties Song," an incredible tool for learning the names of the Chinese dynasties. Impress your friends at the next cocktail party! Fair warning--this tune is an earworm. Before you know it, everyone will be singing along with you!
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Shang (the a in Shang has a short o sound /a/)
Zhou (sounds like the name Joe)
Qin (sounds like "Cheen")
Han (the a in Han has a short o sound /a/)
Sui (sounds like "sway")
Tang (short a in Tang has a short o sound /a/)
Song (long o sound)
Yuan (sounds like "you an")
Ming (sounds like "me" and "ing" combined)
Qing (sounds like "chi" and "ing" combined)
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