Beidaihe is a major seaside resort on the east coast of China, originally the exclusive reserve of government leaders, it is now open to the general public. It is popular not only for its good sea air and rocky beaches, but also for its excellent fresh seafood. In the warmer months, tourists can be found enjoying a tasty seafood meal in one of the many restaurants lining the beach. In Beijing too, street side cafes and bars attract groups of friends. Its most famous watering hole is Jiuba Jie, literally Bar Street, where the bars draw crowds of Chinese and foreigners every evening.

First broadcast:
4 November 2010

The clip could be used as a listening activity and to teach students how to order drinks in Chinese. Create a list of drinks and ask the students to tick when they hear it in the clip.