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KTV Time 28 LessonsKTV, 卡拉OK, karaoke - whatever you call it, KTV is an important part of Chinese social life. At KTV clubs throughout China, friends get together in their own private rooms and belt out their favorite songs. Are you ready to join them? In this show, learn about some of China's most famous music and musicians so you can knock 'em dead in the KTV.
Vocab Tour 6 LessonsLet the hosts of ChinesePod take you through various quintessentially Chinese locations, learning new vocabulary as you go.
What's the Story 9 LessonsSometimes just listening isn't enough. Watch these native speakers tell their stories, share their jokes, or give their opinions, and enjoy the full range of facial expression and body language. We'll also provide visual clues to help you decode the storytellers' messages.
The Pinyin Program 13 LessonsWhen you're learning Chinese, good pronunciation is essential. Pinyin is a Romanization system that allows you to express the sounds of Chinese characters using letters. Learning pinyin makes it easy to type in Chinese, and to look up Chinese characters in a dictionary. In the Pinyin Program, Jenny and John explain the pitfalls and tricky details of pinyin.
The Menu Stealer 5 LessonsSo you're learning the Mandarin tones, pinyin, characters-but still can't make sense of the menu, let alone order a meal! The Menu Stealer has come to the rescue.This video series has been created to not only solve these difficulties, but to become an interactive experience for Chinese food related language, culture and adventures - Foodshare 3.0!
The Jenny Zhu Show 10 LessonsJenny interviews expatriate professionals to uncover what it takes to succeed in China. Guests include executives, entrepreneurs, artists, and more. Through these conversations, you will gain an intimate look into the dynamic international business community and hear practical tips on how to make it happen in China. And in true ChinesePod style, you will also learn the key concept of the interview in Chinese at the end of each show.
Shanghainese 12 LessonsThis is a twelve-show series focusing on basic phrases and vocabulary that will help you get around Shanghai (and impress the locals in the process)!
How to Use ChinesePod 4 LessonsHow to Use ChinesePod is a short series of shows dedicated to helping users learn how to use ChinesePod. The episodes in this series cover levels (newbie, elementary, etc.), the parts of a lesson (dialog, podcast, audio review, etc.), how to personalize your studies, and the many different ways to use ChinesePod on and offline.
Beijing Standard Time 105 LessonsAll of China falls within one time zone, known domestically as Beijing Time. Combine 1.5 billion people, 55 officially recognized ethnic groups, and hundreds of languages, and you have a truly massive place. In this show, we’ll be delving into social norms, traditions, pop culture, and the personal experiences of people who live here to attempt to better understand this nation and life here in the 21st century.
Pre-Intermediate 1 LessonCan understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
News and Features 152 LessonsWe want to keep you informed of major happenings and upcoming developments so you can make the best use of ChinesePod. In this weekly show, you’ll get a teaser of the lessons for the week ahead, plus an update on new features, changes and updates. We also pull back the veil a little on the discussions and thinking behind ChinesePod.
Qing Wen 439 Lessons
Qing Wen answers your questions about speaking Chinese, dealing with everything from grammar points and sentence patterns to common usage questions.