Understanding Gen X, Gen Y and the Millennials in China

Here's a list of words used in today's show: 70后 70 Hòu: people born in the 70's 80后 80 Hòu: people born in the 80's 90后 90 Hòu: people born in the 90's 文革 Wéngé: The Cultural Revolution 喊口号 Hǎn kǒuhào: shout slogans 信仰 Xìnyǎng: faith, belief 改革开放 Gǎigé kāifàng: Reform and Opening Up 粮票 Liáng piào: food tickets 铁饭碗 Tiě fànwǎn: iron bowl 珍惜 Zhēnxī: cherish 选择 Xuǎnzé: choice 工作狂 Gōngzuò kuáng: workaholic 加班 Jiābān: work overtime 上班 Shàngbān: work 存款 Cúnkuǎn: savings 负债 Fùzhài: debt 零花钱 Línghuā qián: pocket money


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